See also: and

TranslingualEdit

EtymologyEdit

Phono-semantic compound (形聲): semantic  (woman) + phonetic 

Han characterEdit

(radical 38 +5, 8 strokes, cangjie input 女月一 (VBM), four-corner 47410, composition)

  1. elder sister
  2. young lady

ReferencesEdit

  • KangXi: page 258, character 27
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 6172
  • Dae Jaweon: page 524, character 4
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 2, page 1036, character 8
  • Unihan data for U+59D0

CantoneseEdit

HanziEdit

(Jyutping ze2, Yale je2)


JapaneseEdit

KanjiEdit

(uncommon “Hyōgai” kanji)

ReadingsEdit

  • On: (so), しゃ (sha)
  • Kun: あね (ane), あねご (anego), ねえ (nee), ねえさん (neesan)

NounEdit

(hiragana あね, romaji ane)

  1. Alternative form of .

KoreanEdit

HanjaEdit

(jeo) (hangeul , revised jeo, McCune-Reischauer chŏ)


MandarinEdit

HanziEdit

(Pinyin jiě (jie3), Wade-Giles chieh3)


VietnameseEdit

Han characterEdit

(tả, thư)

Last modified on 4 January 2014, at 23:46