Last modified on 13 May 2014, at 05:07

TranslingualEdit

EtymologyEdit

Phono-semantic compound (形聲): semantic  (flesh) + phonetic 

Han characterEdit

(radical 130 +9, 13 strokes, cangjie input 月一田女 (BMWV), four-corner 71244)

  1. waist
  2. kidney

ReferencesEdit

  • KangXi: page 989, character 13
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 29705
  • Dae Jaweon: page 1441, character 18
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 3, page 2094, character 5
  • Unihan data for U+8170

CantoneseEdit

HanziEdit

(Yale yiu1)

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JapaneseEdit

KanjiEdit

(common “Jōyō” kanji)

ReadingsEdit

NounEdit

(hiragana こし, romaji koshi)

  1. waist, the (lower) back, the small of the back
  2. (anatomy) hip
  3. the skirting of a shoji
  4. the third line of a tanka poem

Derived termsEdit

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KoreanEdit

HanjaEdit

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

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MandarinEdit

HanziEdit

(Pinyin yāo (yao1), Wade-Giles yao1)

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Middle ChineseEdit

Han characterEdit

(*qiɛu)


VietnameseEdit

Han characterEdit

(yêu, ro, eo, oeo)

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