Last modified on 19 November 2014, at 06:53

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TranslingualEdit

Alternative formsEdit

  • (Simplified Chinese)

EtymologyEdit

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

Han characterEdit

(radical 192 +19, 29 strokes, cangjie input 木木月山竹 (DDBUH), four-corner 44722, composition ⿳⿲)

  1. luxuriant
  2. dense, thick
  3. moody

ReferencesEdit

  • KangXi: page 1458, character 18
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 45671
  • Dae Jaweon: page 1990, character 22
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 2, page 858, character 12
  • Unihan data for U+9B31

CantoneseEdit

HanziEdit

(simplified , Jyutping wat1, Yale wat1)

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JapaneseEdit

KanjiEdit

(common “Jōyō” kanji)

  1. depression, gloom, melancholy

ReadingsEdit

CompoundsEdit

TriviaEdit

鬱 has, at 29 strokes, the most strokes of any kanji in the jōyō kanji list or kanji kentei level pre-1.[1] The next highest kanji in the jōyō list is , at 23 strokes.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Crazy kanji: what’s the highest stroke count?, Nihonshock, 2009 Oct 22

KoreanEdit

HanjaEdit

(ul) (hangeul , revised ul, McCune-Reischauer ul, Yale wul)

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MandarinEdit

HanziEdit

(simplified , Pinyin (yu4), Wade-Giles 4)

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VietnameseEdit

Han characterEdit

(uất)

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