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See also: 尿

Translingual[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Phono-semantic compound (形聲): semantic  (water) + phonetic  – water, urinate.

Han character[edit]

(radical 85 +10, 13 strokes, cangjie input 水弓一一 (ENMM), four-corner 37127)

  1. drown
  2. submerge in water
  3. indulge

References[edit]

  • KangXi: page 641, character 11
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 17990
  • Dae Jaweon: page 1048, character 17
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 3, page 1710, character 7
  • Unihan data for U+6EBA

Cantonese[edit]

Hanzi[edit]

(Yale nik6, niu6)


Japanese[edit]

Kanji[edit]

(common “Jōyō” kanji)

Readings[edit]


Korean[edit]

Hanja[edit]

(nik>ik, nyo>yo) (hangeul [[닉>익, 뇨>요]], revised nik>ik, nyo>yo, McCune-Reischauer nik>ik, nyo>yo, Yale nik>ik, nyo>yo)


Mandarin[edit]

Hanzi[edit]

(Pinyin (ni4), niào (niao4), Wade-Giles ni4, niao4)