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Translingual[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Note that there are two Unicode z-variants, with code points U+52A3 and U+F99D.

Etymology[edit]

Ideogrammic compound (會意):  ‎(little, less) +  ‎(strength). 少 also functions as phonetic.

Han character[edit]

(radical 19 +4, 6 strokes, cangjie input 火竹大尸 (FHKS), four-corner 90427, composition)

References[edit]


Chinese[edit]

simp. and trad.

Pronunciation[edit]



  • Dialectal data
Variety Location
Mandarin Beijing /lyɛ⁵¹/
/liɛ⁵¹/
Harbin /liɛ²¹³/
Tianjin /lie⁵³/
Jinan /liə²¹/
Qingdao /liə⁵⁵/
Zhengzhou /lyo²⁴/
Xi'an /lyɛ²¹/
Xining /lɨ⁴⁴/
Yinchuan /lie¹³/
Lanzhou /lyə¹³/
Ürümqi /lyɤ²¹³/
Wuhan /nie²¹³/
Chengdu /nie³¹/
/ne³¹/
Guiyang /nie²¹/
Kunming /liɛ³¹/
Nanjing /lieʔ⁵/
Hefei /liɐʔ⁵/
Jin Taiyuan /lyəʔ²/
Pingyao /liʌʔ⁵³/
Hohhot /liaʔ⁴³/
Wu Shanghai /liɪʔ¹/
Suzhou /liəʔ³/
Hangzhou /lɑʔ²/
Wenzhou /le²¹³/
Hui Shexian /le²²/
Tunxi /liɛ¹¹/
Xiang Changsha /lie²⁴/
Xiangtan /nie²⁴/
Gan Nanchang /liɛʔ⁵/
Hakka Meixian /lot̚¹/
Taoyuan
Cantonese Guangzhou /lyt̚³/
Nanning /lyt̚³³/
Hong Kong /lyt̚³/
Min Xiamen (Min Nan) /luat̚⁵/
Fuzhou (Min Dong) /luɔʔ²³/
Jian'ou (Min Bei) /lyɛ²⁴/
/liɛ²⁴/
Shantou (Min Nan) /luak̚²/
Haikou (Min Nan) /luak̚⁵/

Rime
Character
Reading # 1/1
Initial () (37)
Final () (82)
Tone (調) Checked (Ø)
Openness (開合) Closed
Division () III
Fanqie
Reconstructions
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
/liuᴇt̚/
Pan
Wuyun
/lʷiɛt̚/
Shao
Rongfen
/ljuæt̚/
Edwin
Pulleyblank
/lwiat̚/
Li
Rong
/liuɛt̚/
Wang
Li
/lĭuɛt̚/
Bernard
Karlgren
/li̯wɛt̚/
Expected
Mandarin
Reflex
lvè
Zhengzhang system (2003)
Character
Reading # 1/1
No. 8142
Phonetic
component
Rime
group
Rime
subdivision
3
Corresponding
MC rime
Old
Chinese
/*rod/
Notes

Definitions[edit]

  1. bad, poor, inferior
  2. slightly

Antonyms[edit]

Compounds[edit]


Japanese[edit]

Kanji[edit]

(common “Jōyō” kanji)

Definitions[edit]

  1. bad, poor, inferior
  • Antonyms :

Readings[edit]

Compounds[edit]


Korean[edit]

Hanja[edit]

‎(ryeol) (hangeul , revised ryeol, McCune-Reischauer ryŏl)

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Vietnamese[edit]

Han character[edit]

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