Last modified on 1 October 2014, at 03:52
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TranslingualEdit

Stroke order
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Stroke order
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EtymologyEdit

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

Pictogram (象形) Picture of the moon crescent.

ReferencesEdit

  • Richard Sears, "" (in English/Mandarin), Chinese Etymology. URL accessed on 2014-02-24.

Han characterEdit

(radical 36 +0, 3 strokes, cangjie input 弓戈 (NI), four-corner 27200)

  1. evening, night, dusk
  2. slanted

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • KangXi: page 246, character 1
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 5749
  • Dae Jaweon: page 487, character 4
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 2, page 859, character 1
  • Unihan data for U+5915

ChineseEdit

simpl. and trad.

PronunciationEdit


Middle Chinese pronunciation (, reconstructed)
Character (夕), Pronunciation (1/1)

Initial: 邪 (17)
Final: 昔
Division: III

Openness: Open
Tone: Checked (Ø)

Fanqie: 祥易切
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
Bernard
Karlgren
Li
Rong
Pan
Wuyun
Edwin
Pulleyblank
Wang
Li
Shao
Rongfen
/ziᴇk̚/ /zi̯ɛk̚/ /ziɛk̚/ /ziɛk̚/ /ziajk̚/ /zĭɛk̚/ /ziæk̚/
Old Chinese pronunciation (, reconstructed)
Baxter-Sagart system (2011)
Character Modern Beijing
(Pinyin)
Middle Chinese Old Chinese English
‹ zjek › /*s-N-rak {*s-N-rAk}/ evening, night
Zhengzhang system (2003)
Character No. Phonetic
component
Rime
group
Rime
subdivision
Corresponding
MC rime
Old Chinese Notes
13227 0 /*ljaːɡ/

NounEdit

  1. night, evening, dusk
CompoundsEdit

ReferencesEdit


JapaneseEdit

KanjiEdit

(grade 1 “Kyōiku” kanji)

  1. evening

ReadingsEdit

NounEdit

(hiragana ゆう, romaji , historical hiragana ゆふ)

  1. evening

KoreanEdit

HanjaEdit

(seok, sa)
Eumhun:

  • Sound (hangeul): ,  (revised: seok, sa, McCune-Reischauer: sŏk, sa, Yale: sek, sa)
  • Name (hangeul): 저녁 (Yale: cenyeksek)
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VietnameseEdit

Han characterEdit

(tịch)

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