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Translingual[edit]

Stroke order
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Stroke order
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Etymology[edit]

Historical forms of the character
Oracle bone script Bronze inscriptions Bamboo and silk script Large seal script Small seal script
又-oracle.svg 又-bronze.svg 又-silk.svg 又-bigseal.svg 又-seal.svg

Pictogram (象形) – a hand, used for sound value.

Han character[edit]

(radical 29 +0, 2 strokes, cangjie input 弓大 (NK), four-corner 17400)

  1. and, also, again, in addition

Descendants[edit]

Derived characters[edit]

References[edit]

  • KangXi: page 164, character 43
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 3115
  • Dae Jaweon: page 374, character 14
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 1, page 390, character 1
  • Unihan data for U+53C8

Chinese[edit]

simp. and trad.

Pronunciation[edit]

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

Initial: (35)
Final: (136)
Tone: Departing (H)

Openness: Open
Division: III
Fanqie:

Expected Mandarin reflex: yòu
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
Pan
Wuyun
Shao
Rongfen
Edwin
Pulleyblank
Li
Rong
Wang
Li
Bernard
Karlgren
/ɦɨuH/ /ɦiuH/ /ɣiəuH/ /ɦuwH/ /ɣiuH/ /ɣĭəuH/ /i̯ə̯uH/
Old Chinese pronunciation (, reconstructed)
Baxter-Sagart system 1.1 (2014)
Character Modern Beijing
(Pinyin)
Middle Chinese Old Chinese English
yòu ‹ hjuwH › /*[ɢ]ʷəʔ-s/ also, in addition

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
15603 0 /*ɢʷɯs/

Adverb[edit]

  1. again
  2. also, in addition
  3. and, too, (when repeated) both...and
    • / 饿  ―  yòu è yòu kě.  ―  I am hungry and thirsty.

Compounds[edit]

See also[edit]

  • (again): (zài)

References[edit]


Japanese[edit]

Kanji[edit]

(common “Jōyō” kanji)

  1. again, as well
  2. also

Readings[edit]


Korean[edit]

Hanja[edit]

‎(u) (hangeul , revised u, McCune-Reischauer u)

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Vietnamese[edit]

Han character[edit]

(hựu, lại)

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References[edit]