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Translingual[edit]

Han character[edit]

(radical 30 +4, 7 strokes, cangjie input 口竹口 (RHR), four-corner 60600, composition丿口)

Descendants[edit]

References[edit]

  • KangXi: page 181, character 3
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 3386
  • Dae Jaweon: page 398, character 8
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 1, page 577, character 12
  • Unihan data for U+5442

Chinese[edit]

trad.
simp.

Alternative forms[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Dialectal pronunciations ()
Variety Location
Mandarin Beijing /ly²¹⁴/
Harbin /ly²¹³/
Tianjin /luei¹³/
/ly¹³/
Jinan /ly⁵⁵/
Qingdao /ly⁵⁵/
Zhengzhou /ly⁵³/
Xi'an /ly⁵³/
Xining /l̩ʷ⁵³/
Yinchuan /ly⁵³/
Lanzhou /ly⁴⁴²/
Ürümqi /ly⁵¹/
Wuhan /y⁴²/
Chengdu /ny⁵³/
Guiyang /ni⁴²/
Kunming /luei⁵³/
Nanjing /ly²¹²/
Hefei /zz̩ʷ²⁴/
Jin Taiyuan /ly⁵³/
Pingyao /luei⁵³/
Hohhot /ly⁵³/
Wu Shanghai /ly¹³/
Suzhou /li³¹/
Hangzhou /lz̩ʷ⁵³/
Wenzhou /løy³⁵/
Hui Shexian /ly³⁵/
Tunxi /li³¹/
Xiang Changsha /lei⁴¹/
Xiangtan /nəi⁴²/
Gan Nanchang /li²¹³/
Hakka Meixian /li⁴⁴/
Taoyuan /li²⁴/
Cantonese Guangzhou /løy²³/
Nanning /ly²⁴/
Hong Kong /løy¹³/
Min Xiamen (Min Nan) /lu⁵³/
/lu²²/
Fuzhou (Min Dong) /ly³²/
Jian'ou (Min Bei) /ly²¹/
Shantou (Min Nan) /lɯ³⁵/
Haikou (Min Nan) /li³¹/
Old Chinese pronunciation (, reconstructed)
Baxter-Sagart system 1.1 (2014)
Character Modern Beijing
(Pinyin)
Middle Chinese Old Chinese English
‹ ljoX › /*[r]aʔ/ spine; pitch-pipe

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.

Noun[edit]

  1. (anatomy) spine
  2. Only used in 律呂律吕 (“pitch-pipe”)
  3. a musical note

Proper noun[edit]

  1. A surname​.

Japanese[edit]

Kanji[edit]

(common “Jōyō” kanji)

  1. Spine.

Readings[edit]


Korean[edit]

Hanja[edit]

‎(ryeo) (hangeul , revised ryeo, McCune-Reischauer ryŏ)

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Vietnamese[edit]

Han character[edit]

(lữ, , lả, lỡ, lử, lữa, rả, rứa, trả, trở, lớ, lở)

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