TranslingualEdit

Han characterEdit

(radical 118 +17, 23 strokes, cangjie input 竹人一月 (HOMB), four-corner 88227)

  1. key
  2. an ancient notched vertical bamboo flute with three finger holes; still used in Korean court ritual music

ReferencesEdit

  • KangXi: page 905, character 18
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 26771
  • Dae Jaweon: page 1330, character 13
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 5, page 3032, character 12
  • Unihan data for U+7C65

CantoneseEdit

HanziEdit

(Yale yeuk6)


JapaneseEdit

KanjiEdit

(uncommon “Hyōgai” kanji)

ReadingsEdit


KoreanEdit

HanjaEdit

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

NounEdit

  1. an ancient notched vertical bamboo flute, of Chinese origin, with three finger holes; used today only in Confucian ritual music and dance in South Korea

MandarinEdit

PronunciationEdit

Mandarin (Standard Chinese, Beijing)
Pinyin yuè
Zhuyin ㄩㄝˋ
IPA (key) /ɥ̯œ⁵¹/

NounEdit

(traditional and simplified, Pinyin yuè)

  1. (archaic) a musical instrument (a type of flute)

Middle ChineseEdit

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

  1. a musical instrument (a type of flute)

DescendantsEdit

  • Cantonese: (yeuk6)
  • Mandarin: (yuè)
  • Min Nan: (io̍k)

External linksEdit


Min NanEdit

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

(traditional and simplified, POJ io̍k)

  1. (archaic) a musical instrument (a type of flute)
Last modified on 27 March 2014, at 03:01