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U+82E5, 若
CJK UNIFIED IDEOGRAPH-82E5

[U+82E4]
CJK Unified Ideographs
[U+82E6]

Translingual[edit]

Han character[edit]

(radical 140, +5, 8 strokes, cangjie input 廿大口 (TKR), four-corner 44604, composition)

References[edit]

  • KangXi: page 1023, character 12
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 30796
  • Dae Jaweon: page 1482, character 11
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 5, page 3187, character 7
  • Unihan data for U+82E5

Chinese[edit]

simp. and trad.
alt. forms

Glyph origin[edit]

Historical forms of the character
Shang Western Zhou Warring States Shuowen Jiezi (compiled in Han) Liushutong (compiled in Ming)
Oracle bone script Bronze inscriptions Chu Slip and silk script Small seal script Transcribed ancient scripts
若-oracle.svg 若-bronze.svg 若-silk.svg 若-seal.svg 若-bigseal.svg
Characters in the same phonetic series () (Zhengzhang, 2003) 
Old Chinese
*nja, *njaʔ, *njaɡ
*nja, *nje, *n̥ʰaɡ
*njaʔ, *njaɡ
*naːɡ
*hnaːɡ, *n̥ʰaɡ
*naɡ
*naɡ, *rnaːɡ
*njaɡ
*njaɡ
*njaɡ

Pictogram (象形) – a person combing their hair; obedient.

Pronunciation 1[edit]


Note:
  • na - vernacular (“if”);
  • ngiâ - literary.
  • Min Dong
  • Note:
    • nâ - vernacular (“if”);
    • iŏk - literary.
  • Min Nan
  • Note:
    • ná - vernacular (“like; as if”);
    • nā/nǎ - vernacular (“if”);
    • lio̍k/jio̍k/jia̍k - literary.
  • Wu

    • Dialectal data
    Variety Location
    Mandarin Beijing /ʐuo⁵¹/
    Harbin /iau⁵³/
    /ʐuo⁵³/
    Tianjin /ʐɤ⁵³/
    Jinan /luə²¹/
    Qingdao /yə⁴²/
    Zhengzhou /ʐuo²⁴/
    Xi'an /vo²¹/
    Xining /u²¹³/
    Yinchuan /ʐuə¹³/
    Lanzhou /və¹³/
    Ürümqi /ʐuɤ²¹³/
    Wuhan /io²¹³/
    Chengdu /zo³¹/
    Guiyang /zo²¹/
    Kunming /ʐo³¹/
    Nanjing /ioʔ⁵/
    Hefei /ʐuɐʔ⁵/
    Jin Taiyuan /zuaʔ²/
    Pingyao /ʐʌʔ⁵³/
    Hohhot /ʐuaʔ⁴³/
    Wu Shanghai /zaʔ¹/
    Suzhou /zɑʔ³/
    Hangzhou /zɑʔ²/
    Wenzhou /ja²¹³/
    /ȵa²¹³/
    Hui Shexian /iɔʔ²¹/
    Tunxi
    Xiang Changsha /io²⁴/
    Xiangtan /io²⁴/
    Gan Nanchang /lɔʔ⁵/
    Hakka Meixian /iok̚⁵/
    Taoyuan /ʒok̚⁵⁵/
    Cantonese Guangzhou /jœk̚²/
    Nanning /jœk̚²²/
    Hong Kong /jœk̚²/
    Min Xiamen (Min Nan) /liɔk̚⁵/
    Fuzhou (Min Dong) /nuoʔ⁵/
    Jian'ou (Min Bei) /iɔ²⁴/
    Shantou (Min Nan) /ziak̚⁵/
    /zioʔ⁵/
    Haikou (Min Nan) /ziɔk̚⁵/

    Rime
    Character
    Reading # 3/3
    Initial () (38)
    Final () (107)
    Tone (調) Checked (Ø)
    Openness (開合) Open
    Division () III
    Fanqie
    Reconstructions
    Zhengzhang
    Shangfang
    /ȵɨɐk̚/
    Pan
    Wuyun
    /ȵiɐk̚/
    Shao
    Rongfen
    /ȵʑiɑk̚/
    Edwin
    Pulleyblank
    /ȵɨak̚/
    Li
    Rong
    /ȵiak̚/
    Wang
    Li
    /ȵʑĭak̚/
    Bernard
    Karlgren
    /ȵʑi̯ak̚/
    Expected
    Mandarin
    Reflex
    ruò
    BaxterSagart system 1.1 (2014)
    Character
    Reading # 1/2 2/2
    Modern
    Beijing
    (Pinyin)
    ruò ruò
    Middle
    Chinese
    ‹ nyak › ‹ nyak ›
    Old
    Chinese
    /*nak/ /*nak/
    English you agree

    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 # 3/3
    No. 10940
    Phonetic
    component
    Rime
    group
    Rime
    subdivision
    0
    Corresponding
    MC rime
    Old
    Chinese
    /*njaɡ/
    Notes

    Definitions[edit]

    1. to be obedient to; compliant
    2. to trim vegetables
    3. to choose
    4. you; your
    5. he; his
    6. like; as if
      無人 / 无人  ―  pángruòwúrén  ―  as if no one is nearby
    7. if; supposing; assuming
      有情天亦老  ―  Tiān ruò yǒu qíng tiān yì lǎo.  ―  If Heaven had feelings, Heaven too would grow old.
    8. in this way
    9. A surname​.

    Compounds[edit]

    Pronunciation 2[edit]



    Rime
    Character
    Reading # 2/3
    Initial () (38)
    Final () (100)
    Tone (調) Rising (X)
    Openness (開合) Open
    Division () III
    Fanqie
    Reconstructions
    Zhengzhang
    Shangfang
    /ȵiaX/
    Pan
    Wuyun
    /ȵiaX/
    Shao
    Rongfen
    /ȵʑiaX/
    Edwin
    Pulleyblank
    /ȵiaX/
    Li
    Rong
    /ȵiaX/
    Wang
    Li
    /ȵʑĭaX/
    Bernard
    Karlgren
    /ȵʑi̯aX/
    Expected
    Mandarin
    Reflex
    Zhengzhang system (2003)
    Character
    Reading # 2/3
    No. 10932
    Phonetic
    component
    Rime
    group
    Rime
    subdivision
    0
    Corresponding
    MC rime
    Old
    Chinese
    /*njaʔ/

    Definitions[edit]

    1. hay; dried grass
    2. Used in certain compounds.

    Compounds[edit]

    Pronunciation 3[edit]


    Rime
    Character
    Reading # 1/3
    Initial () (38)
    Final () (100)
    Tone (調) Level (Ø)
    Openness (開合) Open
    Division () III
    Fanqie
    Reconstructions
    Zhengzhang
    Shangfang
    /ȵia/
    Pan
    Wuyun
    /ȵia/
    Shao
    Rongfen
    /ȵʑia/
    Edwin
    Pulleyblank
    /ȵia/
    Li
    Rong
    /ȵia/
    Wang
    Li
    /ȵʑĭa/
    Bernard
    Karlgren
    /ȵʑi̯a/
    Expected
    Mandarin
    Reflex
    Zhengzhang system (2003)
    Character
    Reading # 1/3
    No. 10929
    Phonetic
    component
    Rime
    group
    Rime
    subdivision
    0
    Corresponding
    MC rime
    Old
    Chinese
    /*nja/

    Definitions[edit]

    1. Placename in Sichuan.

    Japanese[edit]

    Kanji[edit]

    (grade 6 “Kyōiku” kanji)

    1. young
    2. if

    Readings[edit]

    Compounds[edit]

    Noun[edit]

    (hiragana わか, rōmaji waka)

    1. "my lord" (towards a young master or a young heir)

    Korean[edit]

    Hanja[edit]

    (yak, ya)

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    Vietnamese[edit]

    Han character[edit]

    (nhược, nhã)

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