See also: , , , , and

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TranslingualEdit

Stroke order

EtymologyEdit

Historical forms of the character
Oracle bone script Bronze inscriptions Bamboo and silk script Large seal script Small seal script
于-oracle.svg 于-bronze.svg 于-silk.svg 于-bigseal.svg 于-seal.svg

Ideogram (指事) – a tool of some sort. Also simplified from .

Han characterEdit

(radical 7 +1, 3 strokes, cangjie input 一木 (MD), four-corner 10400)

Derived charactersEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • KangXi: page 86, character 6
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 252
  • Dae Jaweon: page 177, character 4
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 1, page 4, character 5
  • Unihan data for U+4E8E

ChineseEdit

Etymology 1Edit

For pronunciation and definitions of – see .
(This character, , is the simplified and variant traditional form of .)
Notes:

Usage notesEdit

This character is also used in some ancient texts.

Etymology 2Edit

simp. and trad.

PronunciationEdit


Middle Chinese pronunciation (, reconstructed)
Character (), Pronunciation 1/1

Initial: (35)
Final: (24)
Tone: Level (Ø)

Openness: Closed
Division: III
Fanqie:

Expected Mandarin reflex: yú
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
Pan
Wuyun
Shao
Rongfen
Edwin
Pulleyblank
Li
Rong
Wang
Li
Bernard
Karlgren
/ɦɨo/ /ɦio/ /ɣio/ /ɦuə̆/ /ɣio/ /ɣĭu/ /i̯u/
Old Chinese pronunciation (, reconstructed)
Baxter-Sagart system 1.1 (2014)
Character Modern Beijing
(Pinyin)
Middle Chinese Old Chinese English
‹ hju › /*ɢʷ(r)a/ go; at
‹ hju › /*ɦʷa (< *ɢʷ(r)a)/ 單于 chányú: Xiōngnú ruler (W. Hàn)

Notes for Old Chinese notations in the Baxter-Sagart system:

  • Parentheses "()" indicate uncertain presence;
  • Square brackets "[]" indicate uncertain identity, e.g. *[t] as coda may in fact be *-t or *-p;
  • Angle brackets "<>" indicate infix;
  • Hyphen "-" indicates morpheme boundary;
  • Period "." indicates syllable boundary.
Zhengzhang system (2003)
Character No. Phonetic
component
Rime
group
Rime
subdivision
Corresponding
MC rime
Old Chinese Notes
15706 0 /*ɢʷa/

Proper nounEdit

  1. A surname​.
  2. Used in several names and proper nouns
    • /   ―  chán  ―  chief of the Xiongnu; a Chinese surname
    •   ―  Chún  ―  a Chinese surname

JapaneseEdit

KanjiEdit

(uncommon “Hyōgai” kanji)

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ReadingsEdit


KoreanEdit

HanjaEdit

‎(u) (hangeul , revised u, McCune-Reischauer u)

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VietnameseEdit

Han characterEdit

(vu, vo, )

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ReferencesEdit

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