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See also: , , , and

TranslingualEdit

EtymologyEdit

Phono-semantic compound (形聲): phonetic  + semantic 

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

Han characterEdit

(radical 9 +5, 7 strokes, cangjie input 人一木 (OMD), four-corner 80904, composition)

  1. I, my, me
  2. a surname
  3. (as simplified form of ) surplus

Derived termsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • KangXi: page 99, character 2
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 515
  • Dae Jaweon: page 208, character 9
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 1, page 128, character 4
  • Unihan data for U+4F59

CantoneseEdit

HanziEdit

(Jyutping jyu4, Yale yu4)

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JapaneseEdit

SuffixEdit

(hiragana , romaji -yo)

  1. over, more than

SynonymsEdit

KanjiEdit

(grade 5 “Kyōiku” kanji)

ReadingsEdit

CompoundsEdit

Related termsEdit


KoreanEdit

HanjaEdit

(yeo) (hangeul , revised yeo, McCune-Reischauer yŏ)

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MandarinEdit

HanziEdit

(Pinyin (yu2), Wade-Giles 2)

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    • It is itself a traditional Chinese character.
    • is a derived form of 余, which was later simplified into

VietnameseEdit

Han characterEdit

(, dờ)

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