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U+59DA, 姚
CJK UNIFIED IDEOGRAPH-59DA

[U+59D9]
CJK Unified Ideographs
[U+59DB]

Translingual[edit]

Han character[edit]

(radical 38, +6, 9 strokes, cangjie input 女中一人 (VLMO), four-corner 42413, composition)

Derived characters[edit]

References[edit]

  • KangXi: page 259, character 18
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 6202
  • Dae Jaweon: page 525, character 18
  • Hanyu Da Zidian (first edition): volume 2, page 1046, character 3
  • Unihan data for U+59DA

Chinese[edit]

simp. and trad.

Glyph origin[edit]

Historical forms of the character
Shuowen Jiezi (compiled in Han) Liushutong (compiled in Ming)
Small seal script Transcribed ancient scripts
姚-seal.svg 姚-bigseal.svg

Pronunciation[edit]


Note:
  • io5 - Shantou;
  • iê5 - Chaozhou.

Rime
Character
Reading # 1/1
Initial () (36)
Final () (91)
Tone (調) Level (Ø)
Openness (開合) Open
Division () III
Fanqie
Reconstructions
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
/jiᴇu/
Pan
Wuyun
/jiɛu/
Shao
Rongfen
/jæu/
Edwin
Pulleyblank
/jiaw/
Li
Rong
/iɛu/
Wang
Li
/jĭɛu/
Bernard
Karlgren
/i̯ɛu/
Expected
Mandarin
Reflex
yáo
Zhengzhang system (2003)
Character
Reading # 1/1
No. 16862
Phonetic
component
Rime
group
Rime
subdivision
2
Corresponding
MC rime
Old
Chinese
/*lew/

Definitions[edit]

  1. handsome, elegant
  2. A surname​.

Compounds[edit]

Descendants[edit]

  • English: Yiu
  • Tagalog: Yao (via Hokkien)

References[edit]


Japanese[edit]

Kanji[edit]

(uncommon “Hyōgai” kanji)

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Readings[edit]


Korean[edit]

Hanja[edit]

(eumhun 예쁜 (yeppeun yo))

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Vietnamese[edit]

Han character[edit]

: Hán Nôm readings: diêu

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