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See also:
U+9470, 鑰
CJK UNIFIED IDEOGRAPH-9470

[U+946F]
CJK Unified Ideographs
[U+9471]

Translingual[edit]

Han character[edit]

(radical 167, +17, 25 strokes, cangjie input 金人一月 (COMB), four-corner 88127, composition)

References[edit]

  • KangXi: page 1326, character 31
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 41051
  • Dae Jaweon: page 1828, character 3
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 6, page 4273, character 12
  • Unihan data for U+9470

Chinese[edit]

trad.
simp. *

Glyph origin[edit]

Characters in the same phonetic series () (Zhengzhang, 2003) 
Old Chinese
*lowɢs
*los
*hljowɢ, *lowɢ
*lowɢ
*lowɢ
*lowɢ
*lowɢ
*lowɢ
*lowɢ
*lowɢ

Phono-semantic compound (形聲, OC *lowɢ): semantic  + phonetic  (OC *lowɢ).

Pronunciation[edit]


Note:
  • yào - vernacular (in 鑰匙);
  • yuè - literary.
  • Cantonese
  • Jin
  • Min Nan
  • Note:
    • io̍k/ia̍k - literary;
    • io̍h - vernacular.
    Note:
    • iag4 - literary;
    • ghuêh8 - vernacular.
  • 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
    Zhengzhang system (2003)
    Character
    Reading # 1/1
    No. 16347
    Phonetic
    component
    Rime
    group
    Rime
    subdivision
    3
    Corresponding
    MC rime
    Old
    Chinese
    /*lowɢ/

    Definitions[edit]

    1. Alternative form of 𨷲 (“bolt”).
    2. lock (device or mechanism)
    3. key (to a lock)
    4. (figuratively) key (to something)
    5. (figuratively) strategic place
    6. A surname​.

    Compounds[edit]


    Japanese[edit]

    Kanji[edit]

    (uncommon “Hyōgai” kanji)

    1. lock

    Readings[edit]

    • On (unclassified): やく (yaku)
    • Kun: かぎ (kagi)

    Korean[edit]

    Hanja[edit]

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

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    Vietnamese[edit]

    Han character[edit]

    (dược, thược, thước)

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