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U+8449, 葉
CJK UNIFIED IDEOGRAPH-8449

[U+8448]
CJK Unified Ideographs
[U+844A]

Translingual[edit]

Han character[edit]

(radical 140, +9, 12 strokes, cangjie input 廿心廿木 (TPTD), four-corner 44904, composition)

References[edit]

  • KangXi: page 1044, character 3
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 31387
  • Dae Jaweon: page 1504, character 18
  • Hanyu Da Zidian (first edition): volume 5, page 3243, character 15
  • Unihan data for U+8449

Chinese[edit]

trad.
simp. *

Glyph origin[edit]

Phono-semantic compound (形聲, OC *hljeb, *leb): semantic  (grass) + phonetic  (OC *leb, flat).

Etymology 1[edit]

From Proto-Sino-Tibetan *s-lap (leaf). Cognate with Tibetan ལོ་མ (lo ma, leaf), Western Tibetan ལོབ་མ (lob ma, leaf), Jingpho lap (leaf). Related to (OC *hljebs, “world”).

This is part of the word family *lVp meaning “flat”, represented by the phonetic component (OC *leb). Compare also (OC *rlaː, “tea < *leaf”).

Pronunciation[edit]


Note: yiap5 - surname.
Note:
  • hiêh8 - Chaozhou;
  • hioh8 - Shantou, Jieyang, Chaoyang;
  • iab8 - surname (Chaozhou);
  • iag8 - surname (Chenghai).
  • Wu
  • Xiang

    • Dialectal data
    Variety Location
    Mandarin Beijing /iɛ⁵¹/
    Harbin /iɛ⁵³/
    Tianjin /ie⁵³/
    Jinan /iə²¹/
    Qingdao /iə⁴²/
    Zhengzhou /iɛ²⁴/
    Xi'an /iɛ²¹/
    Xining /i⁴⁴/
    Yinchuan /ie¹³/
    Lanzhou /iə¹³/
    Ürümqi /iɤ²¹³/
    Wuhan /ie²¹³/
    Chengdu /ie³¹/
    Guiyang /ie²¹/
    Kunming /iɛ³¹/
    Nanjing /ieʔ⁵/
    Hefei /iɐʔ⁵/
    Jin Taiyuan /iəʔ²/
    Pingyao /iʌʔ⁵³/
    Hohhot /iaʔ⁴³/
    Wu Shanghai /ɦiɪʔ¹/
    Suzhou /ɦiəʔ³/
    Hangzhou /ɦiəʔ²/
    Wenzhou /ji²¹³/
    Hui Shexian /ie²²/
    Tunxi /ia¹¹/
    Xiang Changsha /ie²⁴/
    Xiangtan /ie²⁴/
    Gan Nanchang /iɛʔ²/
    Hakka Meixian /iap̚⁵/
    Taoyuan /ʒɑp̚⁵⁵/
    Cantonese Guangzhou /jip̚²/
    Nanning /jip̚²²/
    Hong Kong /jip̚²/
    Min Xiamen (Min Nan) /iap̚⁵/
    Fuzhou (Min Dong) /ieʔ⁵/
    Jian'ou (Min Bei) /t͡sia⁴²/
    /xiɛ²⁴/
    Shantou (Min Nan) /iap̚⁵/
    /hioʔ⁵/ 訓讀
    Haikou (Min Nan) /iap̚³/
    /hio³³/ 訓箬

    Rime
    Character
    Reading # 1/2
    Initial () (36)
    Final () (155)
    Tone (調) Checked (Ø)
    Openness (開合) Open
    Division () III
    Fanqie
    Reconstructions
    Zhengzhang
    Shangfang
    /jiᴇp̚/
    Pan
    Wuyun
    /jiɛp̚/
    Shao
    Rongfen
    /jæp̚/
    Edwin
    Pulleyblank
    /jiap̚/
    Li
    Rong
    /iɛp̚/
    Wang
    Li
    /jĭɛp̚/
    Bernard
    Karlgren
    /i̯ɛp̚/
    Expected
    Mandarin
    Reflex
    BaxterSagart system 1.1 (2014)
    Character
    Reading # 1/1
    Modern
    Beijing
    (Pinyin)
    Middle
    Chinese
    ‹ yep ›
    Old
    Chinese
    /*l[a]p/
    English leaf

    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 # 2/2
    No. 11561
    Phonetic
    component
    Rime
    group
    Rime
    subdivision
    2
    Corresponding
    MC rime
    Old
    Chinese
    /*leb/

    Definitions[edit]

    1. leaf; petal
    2. page of book
    3. era; epoch
    4. (southern Wu, Min) wing
    5. () Ye (a village in Likou, Qimen, Huangshan, Anhui, China)
    6. A surname​.
    Synonyms[edit]
    Descendants[edit]
    • Tagalog: Yap

    Compounds[edit]

    Etymology 2[edit]

    Wikipedia has articles on:

    (This etymology is missing or incomplete. Please add to it, or discuss it at the Etymology scriptorium.)

    Pronunciation[edit]



    Rime
    Character
    Reading # 2/2
    Initial () (26)
    Final () (155)
    Tone (調) Checked (Ø)
    Openness (開合) Open
    Division () III
    Fanqie
    Reconstructions
    Zhengzhang
    Shangfang
    /ɕiᴇp̚/
    Pan
    Wuyun
    /ɕiɛp̚/
    Shao
    Rongfen
    /ɕjæp̚/
    Edwin
    Pulleyblank
    /ɕiap̚/
    Li
    Rong
    /ɕiɛp̚/
    Wang
    Li
    /ɕĭɛp̚/
    Bernard
    Karlgren
    /ɕi̯ɛp̚/
    Expected
    Mandarin
    Reflex
    she
    Zhengzhang system (2003)
    Character
    Reading # 1/2
    No. 11557
    Phonetic
    component
    Rime
    group
    Rime
    subdivision
    2
    Corresponding
    MC rime
    Old
    Chinese
    /*hljeb/

    Definitions[edit]

    1. () Ye County, Henan, China
    2. A surname​.

    Compounds[edit]

    Etymology 3[edit]

    Pronunciation[edit]


    Note:
    • hiêh8 - Chaozhou;
    • hioh8 - Shantou, Jieyang, Chaoyang.

    • Dialectal data
    Variety Location
    Mandarin Beijing /iɛ⁵¹/
    Harbin /iɛ⁵³/
    Tianjin /ie⁵³/
    Jinan /iə²¹/
    Qingdao /iə⁴²/
    Zhengzhou /iɛ²⁴/
    Xi'an /iɛ²¹/
    Xining /i⁴⁴/
    Yinchuan /ie¹³/
    Lanzhou /iə¹³/
    Ürümqi /iɤ²¹³/
    Wuhan /ie²¹³/
    Chengdu /ie³¹/
    Guiyang /ie²¹/
    Kunming /iɛ³¹/
    Nanjing /ieʔ⁵/
    Hefei /iɐʔ⁵/
    Jin Taiyuan /iəʔ²/
    Pingyao /iʌʔ⁵³/
    Hohhot /iaʔ⁴³/
    Wu Shanghai /ɦiɪʔ¹/
    Suzhou /ɦiəʔ³/
    Hangzhou /ɦiəʔ²/
    Wenzhou /ji²¹³/
    Hui Shexian /ie²²/
    Tunxi /ia¹¹/
    Xiang Changsha /ie²⁴/
    Xiangtan /ie²⁴/
    Gan Nanchang /iɛʔ²/
    Hakka Meixian /iap̚⁵/
    Taoyuan /ʒɑp̚⁵⁵/
    Cantonese Guangzhou /jip̚²/
    Nanning /jip̚²²/
    Hong Kong /jip̚²/
    Min Xiamen (Min Nan) /iap̚⁵/
    Fuzhou (Min Dong) /ieʔ⁵/
    Jian'ou (Min Bei) /t͡sia⁴²/
    /xiɛ²⁴/
    Shantou (Min Nan) /iap̚⁵/
    /hioʔ⁵/ 訓讀
    Haikou (Min Nan) /iap̚³/
    /hio³³/ 訓箬

    Definitions[edit]

    1. (Min) Alternative form of (“leaf”).

    Japanese[edit]

    Kanji[edit]

    (grade 3 “Kyōiku” kanji)

    Readings[edit]

    Compounds[edit]

    Etymology 1[edit]

    Japanese Wikipedia has an article on:
    Wikipedia ja
    English Wikipedia has an article on:
    Wikipedia
    (ha, ): sunlight through leaves.
    Kanji in this term

    Grade: 3
    kun’yomi

    /pa//ɸa//ha/

    From Old Japanese[1], from Proto-Japonic *pa.

    Probably cognate with Old Japanese verb 生ゆ (hayu, to sprout, to grow) → modern 生える (haeru), and with (ha, feather; wing). Probably also cognate with (ha, tooth) from the way that both sprout and then later fall, and with (ha, blade) from similarities in shape. Compare English blade.

    Cognate with Okinawan ().

    Pronunciation[edit]

    Noun[edit]

    () (ha (counter )

    1. leaf, needle, blade (of a plant)
    Synonyms[edit]

    Etymology 2[edit]

    Kanji in this term
    よう
    Grade: 3
    on’yomi

    /epu//efu//eu//yoː/

    From Middle Chinese (MC jiᴇp̚, “leaf”).

    Pronunciation[edit]

    Noun[edit]

    (よう) ( (historical kana えふ)

    1. leaf, needle, blade (of a plant)
    2. a season, an age: a shorter period of time within a longer one
    3. an administration: the period of time during which a certain person holds a certain office

    Counter[edit]

    (よう) (-yō (historical kana えふ)

    1. (rare) counter for flat, thin things such as leaves or paper
    2. (by extension) counter for small boats

    References[edit]

    1. ^ 1988, 国語大辞典(新装版) (Kokugo Dai Jiten, Revised Edition) (in Japanese), Tōkyō: Shogakukan
    2. 2.0 2.1 2006, 大辞林 (Daijirin), Third Edition (in Japanese), Tōkyō: Sanseidō, →ISBN

    Further reading[edit]


    Korean[edit]

    Hanja[edit]

    (eumhun (ip yeop))

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    (eumhun 이름 (ttang ireum seop))

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    (eumhun (chaek jeop))

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    Kunigami[edit]

    Kanji[edit]

    Etymology[edit]

    From Proto-Ryukyuan *pa, from Proto-Japonic *pa.

    Pronunciation[edit]

    Noun[edit]

    (hiragana ぱー, romaji phā)

    1. leaf

    Miyako[edit]

    Kanji[edit]

    Etymology[edit]

    From Proto-Ryukyuan *pa, from Proto-Japonic *pa.

    Pronunciation[edit]

    Noun[edit]

    (hiragana ぱー, romaji )

    1. leaf

    Okinawan[edit]

    Kanji[edit]

    (grade 3 “Kyōiku” kanji)

    Readings[edit]

    Etymology[edit]

    From Proto-Ryukyuan *pa, from Proto-Japonic *pa. Cognate with mainland Japanese (ha).

    Pronunciation[edit]

    Noun[edit]

    (hiragana ふぁー, rōmaji )

    1. leaf
      クロトンぬ(ふぁー)(いる)(じゅ)らさぬ、いくちん(あち)みてぃ(っゐー)らっとーん。
      Kuroton-nu -ya iru jurasanu, ikuchin achimiti 'wīrattōn.
      (please add an English translation of this usage example)

    Compounds[edit]

    References[edit]

    • ふぁー【葉】” in JLect - Japonic Languages and Dialects Database Dictionary, 2019.
    • ファー” in Okinawa Center of Language Study, Shuri-Naha Dialect Dictionary.

    Vietnamese[edit]

    Han character[edit]

    (diệp, diếp, dợp, dớp, đẹp, giấp, giẹp, nhịp, riếp, dào)

    1. This term needs a translation to English. Please help out and add a translation, then remove the text {{rfdef}}.

    Yaeyama[edit]

    Kanji[edit]

    Etymology[edit]

    From Proto-Ryukyuan *pa, from Proto-Japonic *pa.

    Pronunciation[edit]

    Noun[edit]

    (hiragana ぱー, romaji )

    1. leaf

    Yonaguni[edit]

    Kanji[edit]

    Etymology[edit]

    From Proto-Ryukyuan *pa, from Proto-Japonic *pa.

    Pronunciation[edit]

    Noun[edit]

    (hiragana はー, romaji )

    1. leaf