TranslingualEdit

Stroke order
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EtymologyEdit

From a pictograph of two hands meeting in friendship.

http://www.nihongo.aikidoka.ru/image/kanji/29/tomo/_a.gif

Han characterEdit

(radical 29 +2, 4 strokes, cangjie input 大水 (KE), four-corner 40047, composition𠂇)

  1. friend, companion
  2. fraternity

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • KangXi: page 165, character 6
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 3119
  • Dae Jaweon: page 374, character 18
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 1, page 391, character 1
  • Unihan data for U+53CB

See alsoEdit


CantoneseEdit

HanziEdit

(Jyutping jau5, Yale yau5)


JapaneseEdit

KanjiEdit

(grade 2 “Kyōiku” kanji)

  1. friend

ReadingsEdit

NounEdit

(hiragana とも, romaji tomo)

  1. friend; pal

Proper nounEdit

(hiragana ゆう, romaji )

  1. A male given name

KoreanEdit

HanjaEdit

(u)
Eumhun:

  • Sound (hangeul):  (revised: u, McCune-Reischauer: u, Yale: wu)
  • Name (hangeul): ()

MandarinEdit

HanziEdit

(Pinyin yǒu (you3), Wade-Giles yu3)

NounEdit

(traditional and simplified, Pinyin yǒu)

  1. friend

VietnameseEdit

Han characterEdit

(hữu)

Last modified on 14 April 2014, at 12:13