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TranslingualEdit

Stroke order
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EtymologyEdit

Phono-semantic compound (形聲):  + .

Simplified from ()

A popular theory consider this character as an ideogramic compound representing the tiredness after work. In ancient China, men were working in the field while women worked in silk farming . This is a mnemonic and not the etymology.

Han characterEdit

(radical 120 +5, 11 strokes, cangjie input 田女戈火 (WVIF), four-corner 60903, composition)

  1. tired
  2. implicate, involve
  3. bother

ReferencesEdit

  • KangXi: page 919, character 35
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 27343
  • Dae Jaweon: page 1351, character 6
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 5, page 3381, character 4
  • Unihan data for U+7D2F
  • 2005, William McNaughton, Reading & Writing Chinese: Simplified Character Edition, edition 2nd Edition, Tuttle, ISBN 978-0804835091, page 10:

ChineseEdit

simpl. and trad.

PronounciationEdit

AdjectiveEdit

  1. tired, weary
    • [Beijing Mandarin, MSC, trad. and simp.]
      Wǒ hěn lěi. [Pinyin]
      I'm very tired.
  2. (of work) hard

VerbEdit

  1. to strain, to wear out

PronounciationEdit

AdjectiveEdit

  1. continuous, repeated

VerbEdit

  1. to accumulate

simpl.
trad.

PronounciationEdit

VerbEdit

  1. to bind
  2. to involve, to implicate

Proper nounEdit

  1. A surname​.

CompoundsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • "" (in Mandarin/English), MDBG English to Chinese dictionary ( Based on CC-CEDICT ). URL accessed on 2014-02-14.
  • "Jukuu" (in Mandarin/English), Jukuu. URL accessed on 2014-03-03.

HakkaEdit

HanziEdit

(POJ lùi, Guangdong lwi5 [Meixian], lui6 [Hailu], lui1, lui3 [Bao'an], Hagfa Pinyim lui1, lui4)

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ReferencesEdit


JapaneseEdit

KanjiEdit

(common “Jōyō” kanji)

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ReadingsEdit


KoreanEdit

HanjaEdit

(ru>nu) (hangeul >, revised ru>nu, McCune-Reischauer ru>nu, Yale lwu>nwu)

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Min NanEdit

VerbEdit

(traditional, POJ luī)

  1. tired

VietnameseEdit

Han characterEdit

(luy, luỵ, lủi, luỹ, mệt)

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