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U+6E38, 游
CJK UNIFIED IDEOGRAPH-6E38

[U+6E37]
CJK Unified Ideographs
[U+6E39]

Translingual[edit]

Stroke order
12 strokes

Han character[edit]

(radical 85, +9, 12 strokes, cangjie input 水卜尸木 (EYSD), four-corner 38147, composition)

Derived characters[edit]

Related characters[edit]

References[edit]

  • KangXi: page 635, character 14
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 17792
  • Dae Jaweon: page 1042, character 10
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 3, page 1684, character 8
  • Unihan data for U+6E38

Chinese[edit]

trad. /
simp.
variant forms (second-round simplified)

Glyph origin[edit]

Characters in the same phonetic series () (Zhengzhang, 2003) 
Old Chinese
*lu
*lu
*lu
*lu

Phono-semantic compound (形聲, OC *lu): semantic  + phonetic  (OC *lju).

Pronunciation[edit]



Rime
Character
Reading # 1/1
Initial () (36)
Final () (136)
Tone (調) Level (Ø)
Openness (開合) Open
Division () III
Fanqie
Reconstructions
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
/jɨu/
Pan
Wuyun
/jiu/
Shao
Rongfen
/iəu/
Edwin
Pulleyblank
/juw/
Li
Rong
/iu/
Wang
Li
/jĭəu/
Bernard
Karlgren
/i̯ə̯u/
Expected
Mandarin
Reflex
yóu
BaxterSagart system 1.1 (2014)
Character
Reading # 1/2 2/2
Modern
Beijing
(Pinyin)
yóu yóu
Middle
Chinese
‹ yuw › ‹ yuw ›
Old
Chinese
/*[N-]ru/ /*[N-]ru/
English float, swim float, swim

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. 15545
Phonetic
component
Rime
group
Rime
subdivision
1
Corresponding
MC rime
Old
Chinese
/*lu/

Definitions[edit]

  1. to swim
    /   ―  yóu dé zuì yuǎn.  ―  He swam the furthest.
    他們一起 [MSC, trad.]
    他们一起 [MSC, simp.]
    Tāmen yīqǐ yóu xiàng nà sōu chuán. [Pinyin]
    Together they swam to the ship.
  2. reach; part of a river
      ―  shàngyóu  ―  upper reach, upstream
      ―  xiàyóu  ―  lower reach, downstream
  3. A surname​.
  4. Alternative form of (all senses).

Compounds[edit]


Japanese[edit]

Kanji[edit]

(uncommon “Hyōgai” kanji)

  1. to float
  2. to swim

Readings[edit]


Korean[edit]

Hanja[edit]

(yu) (hangeul )

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Vietnamese[edit]

Han character[edit]

(du)

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