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Translingual[edit]

Han character[edit]

(radical 38 +5, 8 strokes, cangjie input 女弓火 (VNF), four-corner 47492, composition)

  1. you (f.)

References[edit]

  • KangXi: page 257, character 20
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 6130
  • Dae Jaweon: page 522, character 16
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 2, page 1039, character 9
  • Unihan data for U+59B3

Chinese[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

trad.
simp.

Glyph origin[edit]

Derived from (); coined as a parallel to Western languages' gender distinctions. (Can this(+) etymology be sourced?)

Pronunciation[edit]

Pronoun[edit]

  1. you (female)
    如果傳說 [MSC, trad.]
    如果传说 [MSC, simp.]
    Rúguǒ shì wǒ de chuánshuō [Pinyin]
    "If You Are My Legend" (a 1990 song by Andy Lau)
Usage notes[edit]

This character is mostly used in traditional Chinese when referring to a female person. Although is abandoned in simplified Chinese, it may still be found in some contexts.

Related terms[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

For pronunciation and definitions of – see .
(This character, , is a variant form of .)

Japanese[edit]

Kanji[edit]

(uncommon “Hyōgai” kanji)

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Readings[edit]