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Translingual[edit]

Stroke order
乙-order.gif

Etymology[edit]

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

Pictogram (象形) : Picture of a swallow.

Original form of (swallow). current meaning by phonetic laon

Han character[edit]

(radical 5 +0, 1 stroke, cangjie input 弓山 (NU), four-corner 17710)

  1. the second of the ten heavenly stems
  2. second
  3. the KangXi radical
  4. the quantity 1

Derived characters[edit]

References[edit]

  • KangXi: page 83, character 15
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 161
  • Dae Jaweon: page 167, character 7
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 1, page 47, character 4
  • Unihan data for U+4E59
  • "" (in Mandarin), 字源. URL accessed on 2014-03-21.

Cantonese[edit]

Hanzi[edit]

(Jyutping jyut3, jyut6, Yale yut3, yut6)


Hakka[edit]

Hanzi[edit]

(POJ yet, Guangdong jat7 [Meixian], zit7, zet7 [Hailu], Hagfa Pinyim yad5)

References[edit]


Japanese[edit]

Kanji[edit]

(common “Jōyō” kanji)

Readings[edit]

Compounds[edit]

Adjectival noun[edit]

(-na inflection, hiragana おつ, romaji otsu)

  1. strange
  2. interestingly strange, spicy

Inflection[edit]

Noun[edit]

(hiragana おつ, romaji otsu)

  1. the second
  2. the latter

(hiragana きのと, romaji kinoto)

  1. the second of the ten stems (十干 (jikkan))

Abbreviation[edit]

  1. (internet slang) Abbreviation of  (つか) (さま)です (otsukaresama desu)

Korean[edit]

Hanja[edit]

(eul)
Eumhun:

  • Sound (hangeul):  (revised: eul, McCune-Reischauer: ŭl)
  • Name (hangeul):  (revised: sae, McCune-Reischauer: sae)

References[edit]


Mandarin[edit]

Hanzi[edit]

(Pinyin niè (nie4), (yi3), Wade-Giles nieh4, i3)

Noun[edit]

(traditional and simplified, Pinyin )

  1. second, 2, B, II (used for unnamed people or object, to enumarate headings in a list, for grade)
    路人甲和路人。 lùrén jia hé lùrén .
    Person A and person B / Person 1 and Person 2.
    他法语成绩得了。tā fǎyǔ chéngjì déliǎo yǐ.
    He got a B in French.

Proper noun[edit]

(traditional and simplified, Pinyin )

  1. The second of the ten heavenly stems.
  2. Kangxi radical 5
  3. the seventh scale degree in Gongche musical notation

See also[edit]

The ten heavenly stems , , , , , , , , ,

Proper noun[edit]

(traditional and simplified, Pinyin zhé)

  1. turning stroke (Chinese strokes)

References[edit]

  • "" (in Mandarin/English), MDBG English to Chinese dictionary (based on CC-CEDICT). URL accessed on 2014-02-13.
  • "Jukuu" (in Mandarin/English), Jukuu. URL accessed on 2014-03-21.

Middle Chinese[edit]

Han character[edit]

(qyit)


Min Nan[edit]

Hanzi[edit]

(TLPA it (it4)

References[edit]


Vietnamese[edit]

Han character[edit]

(ất, át, ắc, ắt, hắt, ặc, lớt)

References[edit]