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Unicode name CJK UNIFIED IDEOGRAPH-7CB5
Code point U+7CB5
Entity number 粵
Unicode block CJK Unified Ideographs
[U+7CB4] [U+7CB6]

Translingual[edit]

Etymology[edit]

abbreviation of + ("breath, sigh")

Originally a variant of ("to speak"), later borrowed for the Yue peoples.

Han character[edit]

(radical 119 +7, 13 strokes, cangjie input 竹田一女尸 (HWMVS), four-corner 26207, composition ⿱⿵⿱丿)

References[edit]

  • KangXi: not present, would follow page 909, character 31
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: not present, would follow volume 5, page 3149, character 4
  • Unihan data for U+7CB5

Chinese[edit]

trad.
simp.

Pronunciation[edit]


Old Chinese pronunciation (, reconstructed)
Baxter-Sagart system 1.1 (2014)
Character Modern Beijing
(Pinyin)
Middle Chinese Old Chinese English
yuè ‹ hjwot › /*[ɢ]ʷat/ generous, favorable

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
16341 1 /*ɢʷad/ 金文作雩,隸變轉註分化字

Definitions[edit]

  1. (literary) a meaningless particle
    1. a meaningless form word (發語詞发语词) used in the beginning of a sentence
    2. a meaningless particle used in the middle of a sentence
  2. Guangdong; of the Canton region
  3. Guangdong and Guangxi
    /   ―  liǎngyuè  ―  Guangdong and Guangxi
  4. Abbreviation of 粵語 ‎(Cantonese language).
  5. (informal, punning) Alternative form of ‎(more), usually in reference to the Cantonese language.
    我哋收聲我哋大聲 [Cantonese, trad.]
    我哋收声我哋大声 [Cantonese, simp.]
    Jiu3 ngo5 dei6 sau1 seng1, ngo5 dei6 jyut6 daai6 seng1! [Jyutping]
    You want us to be quiet, and the [more] louder we will be!
    / [Cantonese]  ―  jyut6 gong2 jyut6 dim1 [Jyutping]  ―  "steadier the more one speaks" (the name of a TV show by GDTV Pearl River Channel focusing on the Cantonese language)

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Japanese[edit]

Kanji[edit]

(uncommon “Hyōgai” kanji)

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Readings[edit]


Korean[edit]

Hanja[edit]

‎(wol) (hangeul , revised wol, McCune-Reischauer wŏl, Yale wel)

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Vietnamese[edit]

Han character[edit]

(việt)

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