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Translingual[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Phono-semantic compound (形聲): semantic  ‎(mouth) + phonetic 

Han character[edit]

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

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.

Pronunciation[edit]


Middle Chinese pronunciation (, reconstructed)
Character (), Pronunciation 1/2

Initial: (36)
Final:
Division: III

Openness: Closed
Tone: Level (Ø)

Fanqie:
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
Bernard
Karlgren
Li
Rong
Pan
Wuyun
Edwin
Pulleyblank
Wang
Li
Shao
Rongfen
/jiuɪ/ /wi/ /ui/ /jʷi/ /jwi/ /jwi/ /juɪ/
Character (), Pronunciation 2/2

Initial: (36)
Final:
Division: III

Openness: Closed
Tone: Rising (X)

Fanqie:
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
Bernard
Karlgren
Li
Rong
Pan
Wuyun
Edwin
Pulleyblank
Wang
Li
Shao
Rongfen
/jiuɪX/ /wiX/ /uiX/ /jʷiX/ /jwiX/ /jwiX/ /juɪX/
Old Chinese pronunciation (, reconstructed)
Baxter-Sagart system 1.1 (2014)
Character Modern Beijing
(Pinyin)
Middle Chinese Old Chinese English
wéi ‹ ywij › /*ɢʷij (< *ɢʷuj?)/ 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 No. Phonetic
component
Rime
group
Rime
subdivision
Corresponding
MC rime
Old Chinese Notes
12854 2 /*ɢʷi/ 本象隹鳴,鷕即其轉註異構,非隹聲
12858 2 /*ɢʷiʔ/

Definitions[edit]

  1. only
  2. yes

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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