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U+5E7A, 幺
CJK UNIFIED IDEOGRAPH-5E7A

[U+5E79]
CJK Unified Ideographs
[U+5E7B]
U+2F33, ⼳
KANGXI RADICAL SHORT THREAD

[U+2F32]
Kangxi Radicals
[U+2F34]
U+2E93, ⺓
CJK RADICAL THREAD

[U+2E92]
CJK Radicals Supplement
[U+2E94]

Translingual[edit]

Stroke order
幺-order.gif

Han character[edit]

(Kangxi radical 52, +0, 3 strokes, cangjie input 女戈 (VI), composition𠃋(GHT) or ⿱𡿨(JK))

  1. Kangxi radical #52, .

Derived characters[edit]

Descendants[edit]

  • (Zhuyin alphabet)

References[edit]

  • KangXi: page 341, character 12
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 9189
  • Dae Jaweon: page 650, character 6
  • Hanyu Da Zidian (first edition): volume 2, page 1092, character 14
  • Unihan data for U+5E7A

Chinese[edit]

simp. and trad.
alternative forms
𡆩

Glyph origin[edit]

Historical forms of the character
Western Zhou Shuowen Jiezi (compiled in Han)
Bronze inscriptions Small seal script
幺-bronze.svg 幺-seal.svg

Etymology 1[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]



Rime
Character
Reading # 1/1
Initial () (34)
Final () (93)
Tone (調) Level (Ø)
Openness (開合) Open
Division () IV
Fanqie
Reconstructions
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
/ʔeu/
Pan
Wuyun
/ʔeu/
Shao
Rongfen
/ʔeu/
Edwin
Pulleyblank
/ʔɛw/
Li
Rong
/ʔeu/
Wang
Li
/ieu/
Bernard
Karlgren
/ʔieu/
Expected
Mandarin
Reflex
yāo
Expected
Cantonese
Reflex
jiu1
BaxterSagart system 1.1 (2014)
Character
Reading # 1/1
Modern
Beijing
(Pinyin)
yāo
Middle
Chinese
‹ ʔew ›
Old
Chinese
/*ʔˁ[i]w/
English small (Shuōwén)

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 # 1/1
No. 14618
Phonetic
component
Rime
group
Rime
subdivision
3
Corresponding
MC rime
Old
Chinese
/*qiːw/

Definitions[edit]

  1. tiny; minute
      ―  yāo  ―  small; minute
  2. youngest
      ―  lǎoyāo  ―  informal manner of referring to the last (youngest) child in a family
  3. (dialectal) one
  4. one (used to reduce ambiguity when saying the numeral 1, especially on the phone, when reading an ID card, in aviation, or in the military)
  5. ace; one on dice or dominoes
  6. (mathematics) related to number 1
      ―  yāoyuán  ―  unity
  7. a surname
  8. (Mainland China) yocto- (SI unit prefix)
    Synonym: (yōu(Taiwan)

Compounds[edit]

Usage notes[edit]

See also[edit]

SI prefix
Last
/ /

Etymology 2[edit]

For pronunciation and definitions of – see (“thin silk; etc.”).
(This character, , is a variant form of .)

Japanese[edit]

Kanji[edit]

(uncommon “Hyōgai” kanji)

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Readings[edit]

  • On (unclassified): よう (yō)
  • Kun: ちいさい (chiisai)

Korean[edit]

Hanja[edit]

(yo) (hangeul , revised yo, McCune–Reischauer yo)

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Vietnamese[edit]

Han character[edit]

: Hán Nôm readings: yêu

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