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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]

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simp. and trad.

Pronunciation[edit]

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

Initial: 以 (36)
Final: 宵
Division: III

Openness: Open
Tone: Departing (H)

Fanqie: 弋照切
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
Bernard
Karlgren
Li
Rong
Pan
Wuyun
Edwin
Pulleyblank
Wang
Li
Shao
Rongfen
/jiᴇuH/ /i̯ɛuH/ /iɛuH/ /jiɛuH/ /jiawH/ /jĭɛuH/ /jæuH/
Old Chinese pronunciation (, reconstructed)
Baxter-Sagart system 1.1 (2014)
Character Modern Beijing
(Pinyin)
Middle Chinese Old Chinese English
yào ‹ yewH › /*lewk-s/ 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 No. Phonetic
component
Rime
group
Rime
subdivision
Corresponding
MC rime
Old Chinese Notes
2212 2 /*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)

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Vietnamese[edit]

Han character[edit]

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