右手

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Chinese[edit]

right hand
simp. and trad.
(右手)

Pronunciation[edit]



Rime
Character
Reading # 1/2 1/1
Initial () (35) (26)
Final () (136) (136)
Tone (調) Rising (X) Rising (X)
Openness (開合) Open Open
Division () III III
Fanqie
Reconstructions
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
/ɦɨuX/ /ɕɨuX/
Pan
Wuyun
/ɦiuX/ /ɕiuX/
Shao
Rongfen
/ɣiəuX/ /ɕiəuX/
Edwin
Pulleyblank
/ɦuwX/ /ɕuwX/
Li
Rong
/ɣiuX/ /ɕiuX/
Wang
Li
/ɣĭəuX/ /ɕĭəuX/
Bernard
Karlgren
/i̯ə̯uX/ /ɕi̯ə̯uX/
Expected
Mandarin
Reflex
yǒu shǒu
Expected
Cantonese
Reflex
jau5 sau2
BaxterSagart system 1.1 (2014)
Character
Reading # 1/2 1/1
Modern
Beijing
(Pinyin)
yòu shǒu
Middle
Chinese
‹ hjuwX › ‹ syuwX ›
Old
Chinese
/*[ɢ]ʷəʔ/ /*n̥uʔ/
English right hand hand

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
Reading # 1/2 1/1
No. 15597 11665
Phonetic
component
Rime
group
Rime
subdivision
0 2
Corresponding
MC rime
Old
Chinese
/*ɢʷɯʔ/ /*hnjɯwʔ/

Noun[edit]

右手

  1. (anatomy) right hand
  2. Alternative form of 右首 (yòushǒu, “right-hand side; right side”).
  3. (figuratively, obsolete) right-hand man; capable assistant
  4. (dialectal Mandarin, Pingxiang Gan, Chongming Wu) right side; the right

Synonyms[edit]

Antonyms[edit]

  • (right hand): 左手 (zuǒshǒu)

Derived terms[edit]

Descendants[edit]

Sino-Xenic (右手):

Japanese[edit]

Kanji in this term
みぎ
Grade: 1

Grade: 1
kun’yomi

Noun[edit]

(みぎ)() (migite

  1. (anatomy) right hand
  2. right-hand side; right side

Antonyms[edit]