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Translingual[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Phono-semantic compound (形聲): phonetic  + semantic 

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

Han character[edit]

(radical 9 +5, 7 strokes, cangjie input 人一木 (OMD), four-corner 80904, composition)

  1. I, my, me
  2. a surname
  3. (as simplified form of ) surplus

Derived terms[edit]

References[edit]

  • KangXi: page 99, character 2
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 515
  • Dae Jaweon: page 208, character 9
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 1, page 128, character 4
  • Unihan data for U+4F59

Cantonese[edit]

Hanzi[edit]

(Jyutping jyu4, Yale yu4)


Japanese[edit]

Suffix[edit]

(hiragana , romaji -yo)

  1. over, more than

Synonyms[edit]

Kanji[edit]

(grade 5 “Kyōiku” kanji)

Readings[edit]

Compounds[edit]

Related terms[edit]


Korean[edit]

Hanja[edit]

(yeo) (hangeul , revised yeo, McCune-Reischauer yŏ)


Mandarin[edit]

Hanzi[edit]

(Pinyin (yu2), Wade-Giles 2)

    • It is itself a traditional Chinese character.
    • is a derived form of 余, which was later simplified into

Vietnamese[edit]

Han character[edit]

(, dờ)

References[edit]