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U+552F, 唯
CJK UNIFIED IDEOGRAPH-552F

[U+552E]
CJK Unified Ideographs
[U+5530]

Translingual[edit]

Han character[edit]

(radical 30 +8, 11 strokes, cangjie input 口人土 (ROG), four-corner 60014, composition)

  1. only
  2. yes

Descendants[edit]

References[edit]

  • KangXi: page 193, character 17
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 3761
  • Dae Jaweon: page 413, character 17
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 1, page 642, character 5
  • Unihan data for U+552F

Chinese[edit]

simp. and trad.

Glyph origin[edit]

Characters in the same phonetic series () (Zhengzhang, 2003) 
Old Chinese
*ɢʷrɯːlʔ, *kʰʷriːl
*kʰʷriːl
*ɡʷriːl
*qʰʷel, *sqʰʷil, *qʰʷi, *qʰʷils
*sqʷi
*skʰʷilʔ
*skʰʷilʔ, *ɢʷilʔ
*sqʰʷi
*sqʰʷi
*qʰʷi
*qʰʷil, *qʰʷils
*ɢʷi, *ɢʷiʔ
*ɢʷi
*ɢʷi
*ɢʷi, *ɢʷiʔ
*ɢʷi
*ɢʷil
*ɢʷiʔ, *ɢʷiʔ
*ɢʷril
*sɢʷinʔ, *tjul

Phono-semantic compound (形聲, OC *ɢʷi, *ɢʷiʔ): semantic (mouth) + phonetic (OC *tjul).

Pronunciation[edit]


Note:
  • ûi - literary;
  • bî - vernacular.

Rime
Character
Reading # 1/2 2/2
Initial () (36) (36)
Final () (16) (16)
Tone (調) Level (Ø) Rising (X)
Openness (開合) Closed Closed
Division () III III
Fanqie
Reconstructions
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
/jiuɪ/ /jiuɪX/
Pan
Wuyun
/jʷi/ /jʷiX/
Shao
Rongfen
/juɪ/ /juɪX/
Edwin
Pulleyblank
/jwi/ /jwiX/
Li
Rong
/ui/ /uiX/
Wang
Li
/jwi/ /jwiX/
Bernard
Karlgren
/wi/ /wiX/
Expected
Mandarin
Reflex
wéi wěi
Baxter-Sagart system 1.1 (2014)
Character
Reading # 1/1
Modern
Beijing
(Pinyin)
wéi
Middle
Chinese
‹ ywij ›
Old
Chinese
/*ɢʷij/ (< *ɢʷuj?)
English only

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 2/2
No. 12854 12858
Phonetic
component
Rime
group
Rime
subdivision
2 2
Corresponding
MC rime
Old
Chinese
/*ɢʷi/ /*ɢʷiʔ/
Notes

Definitions[edit]

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Compounds[edit]

References[edit]


Japanese[edit]

Kanji[edit]

(common “Jōyō” kanji)

Readings[edit]

Adverb[edit]

‎(hiragana ただ, romaji tada)

  1. just, only, simply

Noun[edit]

‎(hiragana ただ, romaji tada)

  1. ordinary, usual

Alternative forms[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

‎(hiragana ゆい, romaji Yui)

  1. A female given name

Korean[edit]

Hanja[edit]

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

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Vietnamese[edit]

Han character[edit]

(dõi, dói, dúi, duỗi, duy, giói, giọi, gioè, dạ, dọi, duối)

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