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See also: 耀

Translingual[edit]

Japanese stroke order
曜-jbw.png

Etymology[edit]

‎(sun) + ; composed of the sun and the wings of a bird (). As in: the sun flying by on the wings of a bird. This signifies a day of the week.

Han character[edit]

(radical 72 +14, 18 strokes, cangjie input 日尸一土 (ASMG), four-corner 67014, composition)

  1. glorious (as the sun)
  2. daylight, sunlight
  3. one of the seven so-called planets of pre-modern astronomy (the sun, the moon, Mercury, Venus, Mars, Jupiter and Saturn)

Related characters[edit]

Descendants[edit]

References[edit]

  • KangXi: page 501, character 11
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 14227
  • Dae Jaweon: page 871, character 20
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 2, page 1540, character 5
  • Unihan data for U+66DC

Chinese[edit]

simp. and trad.

Pronunciation[edit]



Rime
Character
Reading # 1/1
Initial () (36)
Final () (91)
Tone (調) Departing (H)
Openness (開合) Open
Division () III
Fanqie
Reconstructions
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
/jiᴇuH/
Pan
Wuyun
/jiɛuH/
Shao
Rongfen
/jæuH/
Edwin
Pulleyblank
/jiawH/
Li
Rong
/iɛuH/
Wang
Li
/jĭɛuH/
Bernard
Karlgren
/i̯ɛuH/
Expected
Mandarin
Reflex
yào
Baxter-Sagart system 1.1 (2014)
Character
Reading # 1/1
Modern
Beijing
(Pinyin)
yào
Middle
Chinese
‹ yewH ›
Old
Chinese
/*lewk-s/
English shine

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. 2212
Phonetic
component
Rime
group
Rime
subdivision
2
Corresponding
MC rime
Old
Chinese
/*lewɢs/

Definitions[edit]

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Compounds[edit]


Japanese[edit]

Ryakuji for 曜.

Kanji[edit]

(grade 2 “Kyōiku” kanji)

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Readings[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

  • 𫞂 [U+2B782] (ryakuji)

Usage notes[edit]

Used for the days of the week, for example 曜 (nichiyō) or 日曜日 (nichiyōbi) = Sunday.

Compounds[edit]


Korean[edit]

Hanja[edit]

‎(yo) (hangeul , revised yo, McCune-Reischauer yo, Yale yo)

  1. shiny
  2. day of the week (In this case, usually used with )

compounds[edit]


Vietnamese[edit]

Han character[edit]

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