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Translingual[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Phono-semantic compound (形聲): semantic  + phonetic 

Han character[edit]

(radical 75 +5, 9 strokes, cangjie input 木竹竹中 (DHHL), four-corner 47920, composition)

References[edit]


Chinese[edit]

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simp. and trad.

Pronunciation[edit]


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

Initial: 來 (37)
Final: 尤
Division: III

Openness: Open
Tone: Rising (X)

Fanqie: 力久切
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
Bernard
Karlgren
Li
Rong
Pan
Wuyun
Edwin
Pulleyblank
Wang
Li
Shao
Rongfen
/lɨuX/ /li̯ə̯uX/ /liuX/ /liuX/ /luwX/ /lĭəuX/ /liəuX/
Old Chinese pronunciation (, reconstructed)
Baxter-Sagart system 1.1 (2014)
Character Modern Beijing
(Pinyin)
Middle Chinese Old Chinese English
liǔ ‹ ljuwX › /*([m]ə.)ruʔ/ willow

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
8897 1 /*m·ruʔ/

Definitions[edit]

  1. A member of the genus Salix: the willow.
  2. pleasure(Can we verify(+) this sense?)
  3. (astronomy) One of the constellations of the Twenty-Eight Mansions (二十八宿).
  4. A surname​.

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Japanese[edit]

Kanji[edit]

(common “Jōyō” kanji)

Readings[edit]

Compounds[edit]

Noun[edit]

‎(hiragana やなぎ, katakana ヤナギ, romaji yanagi)

  1. willow (tree)

Proper noun[edit]

‎(hiragana やなぎ, romaji Yanagi)

  1. A surname​.

Korean[edit]

Hanja[edit]

‎(yu or ryu) (hangeul or , revised yu or ryu, McCune-Reischauer yu or ryu, Yale yu or lyu)

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Vietnamese[edit]

Han character[edit]

(liễu)

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