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Translingual[edit]

Stroke order
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Etymology[edit]

Pictogram (象形): an ancient vase used in making and storing fermented millet liquors. See .

酉 酉 酉 酉
Oracle bone script Bronze inscriptions Large seal script Small seal script

Han character[edit]

(radical 164 +0, 7 strokes, cangjie input 一金田一 (MCWM), four-corner 10600)

  1. tenth of twelve earthly branches (十二支): rooster () of Chinese zodiac
  2. a wine vessel
  3. radical 164

Derived characters[edit]

References[edit]

  • KangXi: page 1280, character 2
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 39763
  • Dae Jaweon: page 1778, character 36
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 6, page 3572, character 1
  • Unihan data for U+9149

Cantonese[edit]

Hanzi[edit]

(Jyutping jau5, Yale yau5)


Hakka[edit]

Hanzi[edit]

(POJ yu, Guangdong ju2 [Meixian], ziu1, ziu3 [Hailu], ju1, ju3 [Kwangtung, Siyan], ju1, ju3, jiu1, jiu3 [Bao'an], jiu1 [Dongguan], Hagfa Pinyim yiu1)

References[edit]


Japanese[edit]

Kanji[edit]

(“Jinmeiyō” kanji used for names)

  1. "sake" radical (さけづぐり)
  2. "bird of the zodiac" radical (ひよみのとり, とりへん)
  3. rooster, cock (tenth sign of the Chinese zodiac)

Readings[edit]

Compounds[edit]

References[edit]

  • New Nelson: 6157
  • Halpern: 3544
  • Halpern Learners: 2207
  • Heisig: 1427
  • Tuttle Kanji Dictionary: 2254
  1. Source: EDICT and KANJIDIC files licensed by the Electronic Dictionaries Research Group.

Noun[edit]

(hiragana とり, romaji tori)

  1. rooster, cock (tenth sign of the Chinese zodiac)

Korean[edit]

Hanja[edit]

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


Mandarin[edit]

Hanzi[edit]

(Pinyin yǒu (you3), dīng (ding1), Wade-Giles yu3, ting1)

Usage notes[edit]

Although it remains associated with liquor, the character alone is mostly used as the 10th earthly branch in the Chinese cyclical calendar.


Min Nan[edit]

Hanzi[edit]

(TLPA iú (iu2))

References[edit]


Vietnamese[edit]

Han character[edit]

(dậu, dấu, giấu, giậu)