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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

 
accumulate; implicate; tired; cumbersome
simp. 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

For pronunciation and definitions of – see .
(This term, , is the simplified form of .)
Notes:

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) |mn=lūi

  1. tired

VietnameseEdit

Han characterEdit

(luy, luỵ, lủi, luỹ, mệt)

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