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Translingual[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Phono-semantic compound (形聲): semantic  + phonetic 

Han character[edit]

(radical 85 +7, 9 strokes, cangjie input 水卜戈山 (EYIU), four-corner 34113, composition)

  1. flow, circulate, drift
  2. class
  3. stream of water or something resembling one
  4. style

Descendants[edit]

References[edit]

  • KangXi: page 623, character 4
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 17572
  • Dae Jaweon: page 1019, character 7
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 3, page 1631, character 12
  • Unihan data for U+6D41

Cantonese[edit]

Hanzi[edit]

(Jyutping lau4, Yale lau4)


Japanese[edit]

Kanji[edit]

(grade 3 “Kyōiku” kanji)

Readings[edit]

Compounds[edit]


Korean[edit]

Hanja[edit]

(ryu>yu) (hangeul [[>]], revised ryu>yu, McCune-Reischauer ryu>yu, Yale lyu>yu)


Mandarin[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Hanzi[edit]

(Pinyin liú (liu2), Wade-Giles liu2)

Compounds[edit]


Vietnamese[edit]

Han character[edit]

(lưu)