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Translingual[edit]

Stroke order
龠-order.gif

Etymology[edit]

Ideogrammic compound (會意):  (assemblage) +  (of bamboos) +  (with holes)

Han character[edit]

(radical 214 +0, 17 strokes, cangjie input 人一口月 (OMRB), four-corner 80227)

  1. flute
  2. pipe, ancient measure

Descendants[edit]

References[edit]

  • KangXi: page 1538, character 25
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 48882
  • Dae Jaweon: page 2080, character 1
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 7, page 4807, character 1
  • Unihan data for U+9FA0

Chinese[edit]

simpl. and trad.

Pronunciation[edit]


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

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

Openness: Open
Tone: Checked (Ø)

Fanqie: 以灼切
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
Bernard
Karlgren
Li
Rong
Pan
Wuyun
Edwin
Pulleyblank
Wang
Li
Shao
Rongfen
/jɨɐk̚/ /i̯ak̚/ /iak̚/ /jiɐk̚/ /jɨak̚/ /jĭak̚/ /iɑk̚/
Old Chinese pronunciation (, reconstructed)
Baxter-Sagart system 1.1 (2014)
Character Modern Beijing
(Pinyin)
Middle Chinese Old Chinese English
yuè ‹ yak › /*lewk/ flute; key; tube

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
16350 3 /*lowɢ/

References[edit]


Japanese[edit]

Kanji[edit]

(uncommon “Hyōgai” kanji)

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Readings[edit]


Korean[edit]

Hanja[edit]

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

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Vietnamese[edit]

Han character[edit]

(dược, thược)

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