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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.
alt. forms

𤂼
𣛙

Glyph origin[edit]

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

Pronunciation[edit]



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
Baxter-Sagart 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. Abbreviation of 芍藥芍药.
  4. to treat; to cure
  5. to poison
  6. A surname​.

See also[edit]

Compounds[edit]


Japanese[edit]

Kanji[edit]

(uncommon “Hyōgai” kanjikyūjitai kanji, shinjitai form )

  1. A medicine, a drug.

Readings[edit]


Korean[edit]

Hanja[edit]

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

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Compounds[edit]


Vietnamese[edit]

Han character[edit]

(dược, ước)

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