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U+85E5, 藥
CJK UNIFIED IDEOGRAPH-85E5

[U+85E4]
CJK Unified Ideographs
[U+85E6]

Translingual[edit]

Traditional
Shinjitai
Simplified

Han character[edit]

(radical 140, +15, 21 strokes, cangjie input 廿女戈木 (TVID), four-corner 44904, composition)

References[edit]


Chinese[edit]

trad.
simp. *
variant forms

𤂼
𣛙

Glyph origin[edit]

Characters in the same phonetic series () (Zhengzhang, 2003) 
Old Chinese
*ŋraːwɢs, *raːwɢ, *ŋraːwɢ
*raːd, *raːwɢ, *reːwɢ
*pqʰlaːwɢ, *raːwɢ, *reːwɢ, *pqʰloːwɢ, *roːwɢ, *roːwɢ
*raːwɢ, *reːwɢ
*rawɢ, *reːwɢ
*qʰljawɢ
*qʰljawɢ
*lawɢ
*lawɢ, *reːwɢ
*lawɢ
*reːwɢ
*reːwɢ
*reːwɢ
*reːwɢ, *roːwɢ
*qʰloːwɢ, *qʰloːwɢ

Phono-semantic compound (形聲, OC *lawɢ): semantic  (grass) + phonetic  (OC *ŋraːwɢs, *raːwɢ, *ŋraːwɢ).

Pronunciation[edit]


Note: ngok6 - surname.
Note:
  • io̍k/ia̍k - literary;
  • io̍h - vernacular.
Note:
  • iêh8 - Chaozhou, Chenghai;
  • iag8 - used in 芍藥.
  • Wu

  • Rime
    Character
    Reading # 1/1
    Initial () (36)
    Final () (107)
    Tone (調) Checked (Ø)
    Openness (開合) Open
    Division () III
    Fanqie
    Reconstructions
    Zhengzhang
    Shangfang
    /jɨɐk̚/
    Pan
    Wuyun
    /jiɐk̚/
    Shao
    Rongfen
    /iɑk̚/
    Edwin
    Pulleyblank
    /jɨak̚/
    Li
    Rong
    /iak̚/
    Wang
    Li
    /jĭak̚/
    Bernard
    Karlgren
    /i̯ak̚/
    Expected
    Mandarin
    Reflex
    yuè
    BaxterSagart system 1.1 (2014)
    Character
    Reading # 1/1
    Modern
    Beijing
    (Pinyin)
    yào
    Middle
    Chinese
    ‹ yak ›
    Old
    Chinese
    /*m-r[e]wk/
    English medicinal plant

    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. 7680
    Phonetic
    component
    Rime
    group
    Rime
    subdivision
    1
    Corresponding
    MC rime
    Old
    Chinese
    /*lawɢ/

    Definitions[edit]

    1. medicine; drug; pharmaceutical
      /   ―  chīyào  ―  to take the medicine; [slang] to take illicit drugs
    2. substance used for a particular purpose (e.g. poisoning, fermenting, explosion)
      /   ―  xiàyào  ―  to poison
    3. Short for 芍藥芍药 (sháoyao).
    4. to treat; to cure
    5. to poison
    6. A surname​.

    See also[edit]

    Compounds[edit]


    Japanese[edit]

    Shinjitai

    Kyūjitai

    Kanji[edit]

    (“Jinmeiyō” kanji used for nameskyūjitai kanji, shinjitai form )

    1. A medicine, a drug.

    Readings[edit]


    Korean[edit]

    Hanja[edit]

    (yak) (hangeul )

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    Compounds[edit]


    Vietnamese[edit]

    Han character[edit]

    (dược, ước)

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