See also: 西

TranslingualEdit

Stroke order
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EtymologyEdit

Pictogram (象形): an ancient vase used in making and storing fermented millet liquors. See .

酉 酉 酉 酉
Oracle bone script Bronze inscriptions Large seal script Small seal script

Han characterEdit

(radical 164 +0, 7 strokes, cangjie input 一金田一 (MCWM), four-corner 10600)

  1. tenth of twelve earthly branches (十二支): rooster () of Chinese zodiac
  2. a wine vessel
  3. radical 164

Derived charactersEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • KangXi: page 1280, character 2
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 39763
  • Dae Jaweon: page 1778, character 36
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 6, page 3572, character 1
  • Unihan data for U+9149

CantoneseEdit

HanziEdit

(Jyutping jau5, Yale yau5)


HakkaEdit

HanziEdit

(POJ yu, Guangdong ju2 [Meixian], ziu1, ziu3 [Hailu], ju1, ju3 [Kwangtung, Siyan], ju1, ju3, jiu1, jiu3 [Bao'an], jiu1 [Dongguan], Hagfa Pinyim yiu1)

ReferencesEdit


JapaneseEdit

KanjiEdit

(“Jinmeiyō” kanji used for names)

  1. "sake" radical (さけづぐり)
  2. "bird of the zodiac" radical (ひよみのとり, とりへん)
  3. rooster, cock (tenth sign of the Chinese zodiac)

ReadingsEdit

CompoundsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • New Nelson: 6157
  • Halpern: 3544
  • Halpern Learners: 2207
  • Heisig: 1427
  • Tuttle Kanji Dictionary: 2254
  1. Source: EDICT and KANJIDIC files licensed by the Electronic Dictionaries Research Group.

NounEdit

(hiragana とり, romaji tori)

  1. rooster, cock (tenth sign of the Chinese zodiac)

KoreanEdit

HanjaEdit

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


MandarinEdit

HanziEdit

(Pinyin yǒu (you3), dīng (ding1), Wade-Giles yu3, ting1)

Usage notesEdit

Although it remains associated with liquor, the character alone is mostly used as the 10th earthly branch in the Chinese cyclical calendar.


Min NanEdit

HanziEdit

(TLPA iú (iu2))

ReferencesEdit


VietnameseEdit

Han characterEdit

(dậu, dấu, giấu, giậu)

Last modified on 13 April 2014, at 17:55