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Translingual[edit]

Han character[edit]

(radical 102 +0, 5 strokes, cangjie input 中田 (LW), four-corner 50600, composition)

  1. cause, reason
  2. from

Descendants[edit]

References[edit]

  • KangXi: page 757, character 1
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 21724
  • Dae Jaweon: page 1167, character 2
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 4, page 2524, character 2
  • Unihan data for U+7531

Chinese[edit]

 
follow; from; it is for...to; reason; cause; because of; due to; by; to; to leave it (to sb)
simp. and trad.

Pronunciation[edit]


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

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

Openness: Open
Tone: Level (Ø)

Fanqie: 以周切
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
Bernard
Karlgren
Li
Rong
Pan
Wuyun
Edwin
Pulleyblank
Wang
Li
Shao
Rongfen
/jɨu/ /i̯ə̯u/ /iu/ /jiu/ /juw/ /jĭəu/ /iəu/
Old Chinese pronunciation (, reconstructed)
Baxter-Sagart system 1.1 (2014)
Character Modern Beijing
(Pinyin)
Middle Chinese Old Chinese English
yóu ‹ yuw › /*l[u]/ follow; from

Notes for Old Chinese notations in the Baxter-Sagart system:

  • Parentheses "()" indicate uncertain presence;
  • Square brackets "[]" indicate uncertain identity, e.g. *[t] as coda may in fact be *-t or *-p;
  • Angle brackets "<>" indicate infix;
  • Hyphen "-" indicates morpheme boundary;
  • Period "." indicates syllable boundary.
Zhengzhang system (2003)
Character No. Phonetic
component
Rime
group
Rime
subdivision
Corresponding
MC rime
Old Chinese Notes
15526 2 /*lɯw/

References[edit]


Japanese[edit]

Kanji[edit]

(grade 3 “Kyōiku” kanji)

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Readings[edit]

Compounds[edit]


Korean[edit]

Hanja[edit]

(yu) (hangeul , revised yu, McCune-Reischauer yu, Yale yu)

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Vietnamese[edit]

Han character[edit]

(do, , ro, sân)

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