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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)

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JapaneseEdit

KanjiEdit

(grade 3 “Kyōiku” kanji)

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ReadingsEdit

Kanji in this term

Grade: 3
kun'yomi

NounEdit

(counter , hiragana , romaji ha)

  1. leaf; needle; 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)

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MandarinEdit

HanziEdit

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

CompoundsEdit

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Min NanEdit

HanziEdit

(TLPA hio̍h (hioh8), ia̍p (iap8))

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DescendantsEdit

  • (Hokkien dialect) Tagalog: Yap

ReferencesEdit


OkinawanEdit

KanjiEdit

(hiragana ふぁー, romaji faa)

EtymologyEdit

Derived from Proto-Japonic pa. Cognate with Kunigami phaá, Middle Japanese ɸa, and modern Japanese ha.

NounEdit

(hiragana ふぁー, romaji faa)

  1. leaf

CompoundsEdit


VietnameseEdit

Han characterEdit

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

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