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Contents

TranslingualEdit

Shinjitai
Simplified /
Traditional

EtymologyEdit

Historical forms of the character
Oracle bone script Bronze inscriptions Bamboo and silk script Large seal script Small seal script





References:

Mostly from Richard Sears' Chinese Etymology site (authorisation),
which in turn draws data from various collections of ancient forms of Chinese characters, including:

  • Shuowen Jiezi (small seal),
  • Jinwen Bian (bronze inscriptions),
  • Liushutong (large seal) and
  • Xu Jiaguwen Bian (oracle bone script).

Phono-semantic compound (形聲, OC *la): phonetic  ‎(OC *hljaːʔ, *hljaːs) + semantic 

Han characterEdit

(radical 9 +5, 7 strokes, cangjie input 人一木 (OMD), four-corner 80904, composition)

  1. I, my, me
  2. a surname
  3. (as simplified form of ) surplus

Derived termsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • KangXi: page 99, character 2
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 515
  • Dae Jaweon: page 208, character 9
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 1, page 128, character 4
  • Unihan data for U+4F59

ChineseEdit

Etymology 1Edit

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

Etymology 2Edit

simp. and trad.

PronunciationEdit



Rime
Character
Reading # 1/2 2/2
Initial () (36) (25)
Final () (22) (100)
Tone (調) Level (Ø) Level (Ø)
Openness (開合) Open Open
Division () III III
Fanqie
Reconstructions
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
/jɨʌ/ /d͡ʑia/
Pan
Wuyun
/jiɔ/ /d͡ʑia/
Shao
Rongfen
/iɔ/ /d͡ʑia/
Edwin
Pulleyblank
/jɨə̆/ /d͡ʑia/
Li
Rong
/iɔ/ /ʑia/
Wang
Li
/jĭo/ /ʑĭa/
Bernard
Karlgren
/i̯wo/ /ʑi̯a/
Expected
Mandarin
Reflex
ché
Baxter-Sagart system 1.1 (2014)
Character
Reading # 1/1
Modern
Beijing
(Pinyin)
Middle
Chinese
‹ yo ›
Old
Chinese
/*la/
English 1sg., prob. a polite form

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
Reading # 1/1
No. 15798
Phonetic
component
Rime
group
Rime
subdivision
0
Corresponding
MC rime
Old
Chinese
/*la/
Notes

DefinitionsEdit

  1. I,me.
  2. A surname​.

JapaneseEdit

KoreanEdit

HanjaEdit

‎(yeo) (hangeul , revised yeo, McCune-Reischauer yŏ)

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VietnameseEdit

Han characterEdit

(, dờ)

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ReferencesEdit

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