See also:

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)


JapaneseEdit

KanjiEdit

(grade 6 “Kyōiku” kanji)

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)
  • Name (hangeul): 바랄 욕 (para-r yok)()

MandarinEdit

HanziEdit

(Pinyin (yu4), Wade-Giles 4)

CompoundsEdit


Min NanEdit

VerbEdit

(traditional and simplified, POJ beh, boeh)

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

CompoundsEdit

  • 欲暗仔 (beh-àm-á, boeh-àm-á)
  • 欲呢 (beh-nî, boeh-nî)
  • 欲知 (beh-tsai, boeh-tsai)
  • 強欲 (kiōng-beh/kiōng-boeh)
  • 拄欲 (tú beh, tú boeh)
  • 咧欲 (teh-beh, teh-boeh)
  • 嘛欲 (mā beh, mā boeh)

See alsoEdit

  • (Mandarin)

VietnameseEdit

Han characterEdit

(dục, giục)

Last modified on 2 November 2012, at 11:10