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Translingual[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

Phono-semantic compound (形聲): semantic  (thread) + phonetic  – to tie fast, to maintain.

Han character[edit]

(radical 120 +8, 14 strokes, cangjie input 女火人土 (VFOG), four-corner 20914, composition)

  1. maintain, preserve, safeguard

Derived terms[edit]

Descendants[edit]

References[edit]

  • KangXi: page 927, character 15
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 27568
  • Dae Jaweon: page 1364, character 22
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 5, page 3415, character 5
  • Unihan data for U+7DAD

Cantonese[edit]

Hanzi[edit]

(simplified , Jyutping wai4, Yale wai4)

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Japanese[edit]

Kanji[edit]

(common “Jōyō” kanji)

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Readings[edit]


Korean[edit]

Hanja[edit]

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

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Mandarin[edit]

Hanzi[edit]

(simplified , Pinyin wéi (wei2), Wade-Giles wei2)

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Middle Chinese[edit]

Han character[edit]

(ui)

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Vietnamese[edit]

Han character[edit]

(duy)

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