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Etymology[edit]

Phono-semantic compound (形聲): semantic  ‎(rope) + phonetic 

Han character[edit]

(radical 120 +12, 18 strokes, cangjie input 女火土土山 (VFGGU), four-corner 24911, composition)

  1. entwine
  2. wind around
  3. surround

References[edit]

  • KangXi: page 939, character 14
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 27909
  • Dae Jaweon: page 1378, character 12
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 5, page 3450, character 8
  • Unihan data for U+7E5E

Cantonese[edit]

Hanzi[edit]

‎(simplified , Jyutping jiu5, Yale yiu5)

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Japanese[edit]

Kanji[edit]

(uncommon “Hyōgai” kanji)

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Readings[edit]

Compounds[edit]

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Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

‎(hiragana にょう, romaji nyō, historical hiragana ねう)

  1. Chinese character radical that covers the left and bottom of a Chinese character

Derived terms[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ 2006, 大辞林 (Daijirin), Third Edition (in Japanese), Tōkyō: Sanseidō, ISBN 4-385-13905-9

Korean[edit]

Hanja[edit]

‎(yo) (hangeul , revised yo, McCune-Reischauer yo, Yale yo)

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Mandarin[edit]

Hanzi[edit]

‎(simplified , Pinyin rào (rao4), Wade-Giles jao4)

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