See also:

TranslingualEdit

EtymologyEdit

Phono-semantic compound (形聲): phonetic  + semantic  – to lust with one’s heart.

Han characterEdit

(radical 61 +11, 15 strokes, cangjie input (COP), four-corner 87338)

  1. lust, desire, passion
  2. appetite

ReferencesEdit

  • KangXi: page 401, character 18
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 11163
  • Dae Jaweon: page 741, character 7
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 4, page 2343, character 11
  • Unihan data for U+617E

CantoneseEdit

HanziEdit

(Yale yuk6)


JapaneseEdit

KanjiEdit

(uncommon “Hyōgai” kanji)

ReadingsEdit

CompoundsEdit


KoreanEdit

HanjaEdit

(yok) (hangeul , revised yok, McCune-Reischauer yok, Yale yok)


MandarinEdit

HanziEdit

(Pinyin (yu4), Wade-Giles 4)


VietnameseEdit

Han characterEdit

(dục)

Last modified on 16 February 2014, at 13:59