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Translingual[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Phono-semantic compound (形聲): semantic  (movement) + phonetic  – going in the opposite direction, contrary, disobedient.

Han character[edit]

(radical 162 +6, 10 strokes, cangjie input 卜廿山 (YTU), four-corner 38304)

  1. disobey, rebel
  2. rebel, traitor
  3. opposite

References[edit]

  • KangXi: page 1256, character 30
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 38849
  • Dae Jaweon: page 1741, character 12
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 6, page 3833, character 2
  • Unihan data for U+9006

Cantonese[edit]

Hanzi[edit]

(Yale ngaak6, jik6)


Japanese[edit]

Kanji[edit]

(grade 5 “Kyōiku” kanji)

Readings[edit]

Meanings[edit]

  1. reverse
  2. opposition, rebellion

Antonyms[edit]

  • (reverse): ,
  • (opposition, rebellion):

Compounds[edit]


Korean[edit]

Hanja[edit]

(yeok) (hangeul , revised yeok, McCune-Reischauer yŏk, Yale yek)


Mandarin[edit]

Noun[edit]

(traditional and simplified, Pinyin )

  1. (literary) opposite
  2. (literary) rebel; traitor

Verb[edit]

(traditional and simplified, Pinyin )

  1. (literary) disobey; rebel

Middle Chinese[edit]

Han character[edit]

(ngiæk)


Vietnamese[edit]

Han character[edit]

(nghịch, nghếch, nghệch, nghạch, ngược)