TranslingualEdit

Alternative formsEdit

Note that there are two Unicode z-variants, with code points U+52A3 and U+F99D.

EtymologyEdit

Ideogrammic compound (會意):  ‎(little, less) +  ‎(strength). 少 also functions as phonetic.

Han characterEdit

(radical 19 +4, 6 strokes, cangjie input 火竹大尸 (FHKS), four-corner 90427, composition)

ReferencesEdit


ChineseEdit

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simp. and trad.

PronunciationEdit


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

Initial: 來 (37)
Final: 薛
Division: III

Openness: Closed
Tone: Checked (Ø)

Fanqie: 力輟切
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
Bernard
Karlgren
Li
Rong
Pan
Wuyun
Edwin
Pulleyblank
Wang
Li
Shao
Rongfen
/liuᴇt̚/ /li̯wɛt̚/ /liuɛt̚/ /lʷiɛt̚/ /lwiat̚/ /lĭuɛt̚/ /ljuæt̚/
Old Chinese pronunciation (, reconstructed)
Zhengzhang system (2003)
Character No. Phonetic
component
Rime
group
Rime
subdivision
Corresponding
MC rime
Old Chinese Notes
8142 3 /*rod/ 力少會意,說文少聲非

DefinitionsEdit

  1. bad, poor, inferior
  2. slightly

AntonymsEdit

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HanjaEdit

‎(ryeol) (hangeul , revised ryeol, McCune-Reischauer ryŏl)

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