Last modified on 2 November 2012, at 11:10
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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)

  1. 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

CantoneseEdit

HanziEdit

(Yale yuk6)

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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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MandarinEdit

HanziEdit

(Pinyin (yu4), Wade-Giles 4)

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CompoundsEdit


Min NanEdit

VerbEdit

(traditional and simplified, POJ beh, boeh)

  1. want, desire
  • (Literary) (traditional and simplified, POJ io̍k)

CompoundsEdit

See alsoEdit

  • (Mandarin)

VietnameseEdit

Han characterEdit

(dục, giục)

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