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TranslingualEdit

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EtymologyEdit

Ideogrammic compound (會意):  (bag, container) +  (arrow) – an arrow (矢) in a chest, indicating one of the early practices of doctors which was to pull the arrows out of wounded soldiers’ chests.

Also Simplified from .

Han characterEdit

(radical 23 +5, 7 strokes, cangjie input 尸人大 (SOK), composition)

  1. cure, heal
  2. doctor, medical

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CantoneseEdit

HanziEdit

(traditional , Jyutping ji1, Yale yi1)

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JapaneseEdit

KanjiEdit

(grade 3 “Kyōiku” kanji)

  1. doctor
  2. medicine, the healing arts

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NounEdit

(hiragana , romaji i)

  1. medicine (vocation), healing, doctor, cure

KoreanEdit

HanjaEdit

(ye, ui) (hangeul , , revised ye, ui, McCune-Reischauer ye, ŭi)

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MandarinEdit

HanziEdit

(traditional , Pinyin (yi1), (yi4), Wade-Giles i1, i4)

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