See also: and

TranslingualEdit

Stroke order
右-bw.png
Japanese stroke order
右-jbw.png

EtymologyEdit

右 is from the combination of the phonetic element , semantically a protecting right arm, and , which here merely signifies an object. The right hand is traditionally the one used in protecting an object while carrying it.

Han characterEdit

(radical 30 +2, 5 strokes, cangjie input 大口 (KR), four-corner 40600, composition𠂇)

  1. right (direction)
  2. west
  3. right-wing

ReferencesEdit

  • KangXi: page 173, character 5
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 3250
  • Dae Jaweon: page 385, character 1
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 1, page 569, character 1
  • Unihan data for U+53F3

CantoneseEdit

HanziEdit

(Jyutping jau6, Yale yau6)


HakkaEdit

HanziEdit

(POJ , Guangdong ju5 [Kwangtung, Siyan, Meixian]; ziu6 [Hailu]; jiu3, ju3 [Bao'an]; jiu3 [Dongguan]; jeu3 [Hong Kong], Hagfa Pinyim yiu4)

ReferencesEdit


JapaneseEdit

KanjiEdit

(grade 1 “Kyōiku” kanji)

ReadingsEdit

NounEdit

(hiragana みぎ, romaji migi)

  1. (direction) the right
  2. above statement; foregoing
  3. (politics) the right wing; a rightist

AntonymsEdit

See alsoEdit

  • 右に同じ (みぎにおなじ, migi ni onaji); ditto, same for me

KoreanEdit

HanjaEdit

(u)
Eumhun:

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

MandarinEdit

simpl. and trad.

PronunciationEdit

HanziEdit

(Pinyin yòu (you4), Wade-Giles yu4)

NounEdit

(traditional and simplified, Pinyin yòu)

  1. (Beginning Mandarin) the right side; the right

External linksEdit


VietnameseEdit

Han characterEdit

(hữu)

Last modified on 8 April 2014, at 09:26