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Translingual[edit]

Stroke order
用-order.gif

Han character[edit]

(radical 101 +0, 5 strokes, cangjie input 月手 (BQ), four-corner 77220)

References[edit]

  • KangXi: page 755, character 24
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 21703
  • Dae Jaweon: page 1166, character 1
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 1, page 97, character 5
  • Unihan data for U+7528

Chinese[edit]

simpl. and trad.

Pronunciation[edit]


Middle Chinese pronunciation (, reconstructed)
Character (用), Pronunciation (1/1)

Initial: 以 (36)
Final: 鍾
Division: III

Openness: Open
Tone: Departing (H)

Fanqie: 余頌切
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
Bernard
Karlgren
Li
Rong
Pan
Wuyun
Edwin
Pulleyblank
Wang
Li
Shao
Rongfen
/jɨoŋH/ /i̯woŋH/ /ioŋH/ /jioŋH/ /juawŋH/ /jĭwoŋH/ /ioŋH/
Old Chinese pronunciation (, reconstructed)
Baxter-Sagart system (2011)
Character Modern Beijing
(Pinyin)
Middle Chinese Old Chinese English
yòng ‹ yowngH › /*m.loŋ-s/ use (v.)
Zhengzhang system (2003)
Character No. Phonetic
component
Rime
group
Rime
subdivision
Corresponding
MC rime
Old Chinese Notes
15460 0 /*loŋs/

Verb[edit]

  1. to use, employ, apply, operate

Noun[edit]

  1. use, application

Preposition[edit]

  1. with, by

Compounds[edit]


Japanese[edit]

Kanji[edit]

(grade 2 “Kyōiku” kanji)

Readings[edit]

References[edit]

  • New Nelson: 3721
  • Halpern: 2976
  • Halpern Learners: 1889
  • Heisig: 1181
  • Tuttle Kanji Dictionary: 2r3.1
  1. Source: EDICT and KANJIDIC files licensed by the Electronic Dictionaries Research Group.

Usage notes[edit]

Noun[edit]

(hiragana よう, romaji )

  1. business
     (よう)はありませんか。
    Go-yō wa arimasen ka.
    Can I do anything for you?; Can/may I help you?

Korean[edit]

Hanja[edit]

(yong) (hangeul , McCune-Reischauer yong, Yale yong)

  1. (쓸모): use, usage, utility, worth

Derived terms[edit]

Synonyms[edit]


Vietnamese[edit]

Han character[edit]

(dụng, dùng, giùm, rùng, dộng, đụng, giùng, rụng, vùng)

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