See also: , , and

TranslingualEdit

EtymologyEdit

Phono-semantic compound (形聲): semantic  (grass) + phonetic . Note that 枼 means “table, flat”, so connotations of “a flat plant part, a leaf”.

Han characterEdit

(radical 140 +9, 15 strokes, cangjie input 廿心廿木 (TPTD), four-corner 44904, composition)

  1. leaf, petal
  2. page of book
  3. era

ReferencesEdit

  • KangXi: page 1044, character 3
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 31387
  • Dae Jaweon: page 1504, character 18
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 5, page 3243, character 15
  • Unihan data for U+8449

CantoneseEdit

HanziEdit

(simplified , Jyutping jip6, sip3, Yale yip6, sip3)


JapaneseEdit

KanjiEdit

(grade 3 “Kyōiku” kanji)

ReadingsEdit

NounEdit

(counter , hiragana , romaji ha)

  1. a leaf; a needle; a blade

Coordinate termsEdit

CompoundsEdit

  • 葉脈 (ようみゃく, yōmyaku)
  • 葉緑体 (ようりょくたい, yōryokutai)
  • 葉月 (はづき, hazuki)

See alsoEdit


KoreanEdit

HanjaEdit

(yeop, seop) (hangeul [[, ]], revised yeop, seop, McCune-Reischauer yŏp, sŏp, Yale yep, sep)


MandarinEdit

HanziEdit

(simplified , Pinyin (ye4), xié (xie2), Wade-Giles yeh4, hsieh2)

CompoundsEdit


Min NanEdit

HanziEdit

DescendantsEdit

  • (Hokkien dialect) Tagalog: Yap

VietnameseEdit

Han characterEdit

(diệp, diếp, dợp, dớp, đẹp, giấp, giẹp, nhịp, riếp)

Last modified on 30 September 2013, at 22:56