Last modified on 10 August 2014, at 12:30
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TranslingualEdit

Stroke order
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EtymologyEdit

乙 乙 乙 乙
Oracle bone script Bronze inscriptions Large seal script Small seal script

Pictogram (象形) : Picture of a swallow.

Original form of (swallow). current meaning by phonetic laon

Han characterEdit

(radical 5 +0, 1 stroke, cangjie input 弓山 (NU), four-corner 17710)

  1. the second of the ten heavenly stems
  2. second
  3. the KangXi radical
  4. the quantity 1

Derived charactersEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • KangXi: page 83, character 15
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 161
  • Dae Jaweon: page 167, character 7
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 1, page 47, character 4
  • Unihan data for U+4E59
  • "" (in Mandarin), 字源. URL accessed on 2014-03-21.

ChineseEdit

simpl. and trad.

PronunciationEdit


Middle Chinese pronunciation (, reconstructed)
Character (乙), Pronunciation (1/1)

Initial: 影 (34)
Final: 質
Division: III

Openness: Open
Tone: Checked (Ø)

Fanqie: 於筆切
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
Bernard
Karlgren
Li
Rong
Pan
Wuyun
Edwin
Pulleyblank
Wang
Li
Shao
Rongfen
/ʔiɪt̚/ /ʔi̯ĕt̚/ /ʔiĕt̚/ /ʔit̚/ /ʔit̚/ /ĭĕt̚/ /ʔjet̚/
Old Chinese pronunciation (, reconstructed)
Baxter-Sagart system (2011)
Character Modern Beijing
(Pinyin)
Middle Chinese Old Chinese English
‹ ʔit › /*qrət/ 2nd heavenly stem
Zhengzhang system (2003)
Character No. Phonetic
component
Rime
group
Rime
subdivision
Corresponding
MC rime
Old Chinese Notes
14921 2 /*qriɡ/ 甲乙字收ɡ尾與燕乙字收d尾小分部有異

NounEdit

  1. second, 2, B, II, beta (used for unnamed people or object, to enumarate headings in a list, for grade)
    • 路人甲和路人 [Beijing Mandarin, MSC, trad. and simp.]
      Lùrén jiǎ hé lùrén . [Pinyin]
      Person A and person B / Person 1 and Person 2.
    • 他法语成绩得了 [Beijing Mandarin, MSC, trad. and simp.]
      Tā fǎyǔ chéngjì dé le . [Pinyin]
      He got a B in French.
  2. (chemistry) ethyl

Proper nounEdit

  1. The second of the ten heavenly stems (天干)
  2. Kangxi radical 5 (second)
  3. the seventh scale degree in Gongche musical notation (工尺譜工尺谱)

NumberEdit

  1. (literary) one

See alsoEdit

PronunciationEdit

Proper nounEdit

  1. (chinese strokes) turning stroke

See alsoEdit


ReferencesEdit

  • "" (in Mandarin/English), MDBG English to Chinese dictionary (based on CC-CEDICT). URL accessed on 2014-02-13.
  • "Jukuu" (in Mandarin/English), Jukuu. URL accessed on 2014-03-21.

JapaneseEdit

KanjiEdit

(common “Jōyō” kanji)

ReadingsEdit

CompoundsEdit

Adjectival nounEdit

(-na inflection, hiragana おつ, romaji otsu)

  1. strange
  2. interestingly strange, spicy

InflectionEdit

NounEdit

(hiragana おつ, romaji otsu)

  1. the second
  2. the latter

(hiragana きのと, romaji kinoto)

  1. the second of the ten stems (十干 (jikkan))

AbbreviationEdit

  1. (internet slang) Abbreviation of  (つか) (さま)です (otsukaresama desu)

KoreanEdit

HanjaEdit

(eul)
Eumhun:

  • Sound (hangeul):  (revised: eul, McCune-Reischauer: ŭl)
  • Name (hangeul):  (revised: sae, McCune-Reischauer: sae)
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VietnameseEdit

Han characterEdit

(ất, át, ắc, ắt, hắt, ặc, lớt)

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