See also:

TranslingualEdit

Stroke order
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EtymologyEdit

Uncertain. The character was once interchangeable with and may have originated as a simplification.

Han characterEdit

(radical 5 +2, 3 strokes, cangjie input (PD), four-corner 44712)

  1. too; also
    • Example: 中国人。 (I too am Chinese/I am also Chinese. In Standard Vernacular Chinese)
  2. Classical final particle of strong affirmation or identity
    • Example: 西天下。 (Laden with surrounding mountains, it is clearly the most supreme under heaven. In Classical Chinese)

DescendantsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • KangXi: page 84, character 4
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 171
  • Dae Jaweon: page 170, character 4
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 1, page 50, character 5
  • Unihan data for U+4E5F

CantoneseEdit

HanziEdit

(Jyutping jaa5, Yale ya5)


HakkaEdit

HanziEdit

(POJ ya (ya1), Guangdong ja1 [Bao'an, Dongguan, Hong Kong, Meixian], za1, za3, za6 [Hailu], ja1, ja3, ja5 [Siyan], ja1, ja3 [Kwangtung], Hagfa Pinyim ya1)

ReferencesEdit


JapaneseEdit

KanjiEdit

(“Jinmeiyō” kanji used for names)

ReadingsEdit


KoreanEdit

HanjaEdit

(ya)
Eumhun:

  • Sound (hangeul):  (revised: ya, McCune-Reischauer: ya)
  • Name (hangeul): [[이끼, 어조사]] (revised: ikki, eojosa, McCune-Reischauer: ikki, ǒjosa)

ReferencesEdit


MandarinEdit

simpl. and trad.

PronunciationEdit

Mandarin (Standard Chinese, Beijing)
Pinyin
Zhuyin ㄧㄝˇ
IPA (key) /i̯ɛ²¹⁴⁻²¹⁽⁴⁾/
Audio
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AdverbEdit

(traditional and simplified, Pinyin )

  1. also; too
    • John 1.13
      这等人不是从血气生的,不是从情欲生的,不是从人意生的,乃是从神生的。
      Zhèděng rén bùshì cóng xuèqì shēng de, bùshì cóng qíngyù shēng de, bùshì cóng rényì shēng de, nǎishì cóng Shén shēng de.
      Which were born, not of blood, nor of the will of the flesh, nor of the will of man, but of God.
    我也去了。
    wǒ yě qù le.
    I also went.

ParticleEdit

(traditional and simplified, Pinyin )

  1. (classical) Emphatic final particle
    生而知之者,上也
    Those who are born with the possession of knowledge are the highest class of men.

Proper nounEdit

(traditional and simplified, Pinyin )

  1. a Chinese surname

HanziEdit

(Pinyin (ye3), Wade-Giles yeh3)

ReferencesEdit

  • "" (in Mandarin/English), MDBG English to Chinese dictionary (Based on CC-CEDICT). URL accessed on 2014-02-14.

Middle ChineseEdit

Han characterEdit

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Min NanEdit

HanziEdit

(TLPA (ia7))

ReferencesEdit


VietnameseEdit

Han characterEdit

(, dạ, giã)

ReferencesEdit

Last modified on 18 April 2014, at 09:29