TranslingualEdit

Alternative formsEdit

Note that there are two Unicode z-variants, with code points U+52A3 and U+F99D.

EtymologyEdit

Ideogrammic compound (會意):  (little, less) +  (strength). 少 also functions as phonetic.

Han characterEdit

(radical 19 +4, 6 strokes, cangjie input 火竹大尸 (FHKS), four-corner 90427, composition)

  1. bad, inferior
  2. slightly

ReferencesEdit


CantoneseEdit

HanziEdit

(Yale lyut3)


JapaneseEdit

KanjiEdit

(common “Jōyō” kanji)

ReadingsEdit

CompoundsEdit


KoreanEdit

HanjaEdit

(ryeol) (hangeul , revised ryeol, McCune-Reischauer ryŏl)


MandarinEdit

PronunciationEdit

HanziEdit

(Pinyin liè (lie4), Wade-Giles lieh4)


VietnameseEdit

Han characterEdit

(liệt, lẹt)

Last modified on 31 March 2014, at 13:17