Last modified on 5 October 2014, at 08:01
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TranslingualEdit

EtymologyEdit

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

Han characterEdit

(radical 76 +7, 11 strokes, cangjie input 金口弓人 (CRNO), four-corner 87682, composition)

  1. to desire, want, long for
  2. intend

Derived charactersEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • KangXi: page 567, character 36
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 16080
  • Dae Jaweon: page 956, character 10
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 3, page 2140, character 7
  • Unihan data for U+6B32

ChineseEdit

simpl. and trad.

PronunciationEdit


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

Initial: 以 (36)
Final: 燭
Division: III

Openness: Open
Tone: Checked (Ø)

Fanqie: 余蜀切
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
Bernard
Karlgren
Li
Rong
Pan
Wuyun
Edwin
Pulleyblank
Wang
Li
Shao
Rongfen
/jɨok̚/ /i̯wok̚/ /iok̚/ /jiok̚/ /juawk̚/ /jĭwok̚/ /iok̚/
Old Chinese pronunciation (, reconstructed)
Baxter-Sagart system 1.1 (2014)
Character Modern Beijing
(Pinyin)
Middle Chinese Old Chinese English
‹ yowk › /*ɢ(r)ok/ desire (v.)

Notes for Old Chinese notations in the Baxter-Sagart system:

  • Parentheses "()" indicate uncertain presence;
  • Square brackets "[]" indicate uncertain identity, e.g. *[t] as coda may in fact be *-t or *-p;
  • Angle brackets "<>" indicate infix;
  • Hyphen "-" indicates morpheme boundary;
  • Period "." indicates syllable boundary.
Zhengzhang system (2003)
Character No. Phonetic
component
Rime
group
Rime
subdivision
Corresponding
MC rime
Old Chinese Notes
4303 0 /*loɡ/

CompoundsEdit

See alsoEdit


JapaneseEdit

KanjiEdit

(grade 6 “Kyōiku” kanji)

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ReadingsEdit

Usage notesEdit

This character was sometimes used to phonetically transcribe the Old Japanese word for “night” (yo). [cf. Manyōshū : 4134]

CompoundsEdit


KoreanEdit

HanjaEdit

(yok)
Eumhun:

  • Sound (hangeul):  (revised: yok, McCune-Reischauer: yok, Yale: yok)
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VietnameseEdit

Han characterEdit

(dục, giục)

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