See also: , , , , , and 𠬠
U+53C8, 又
CJK UNIFIED IDEOGRAPH-53C8

[U+53C7]
CJK Unified Ideographs
[U+53C9]

TranslingualEdit

Stroke order
 
Stroke order
 

Han characterEdit

(radical 29, +0, 2 strokes, cangjie input 弓大 (NK), four-corner 17400 or 77400, composition)

  1. Kangxi radical #29, .
  2. Shuowen Jiezi radical №76

Derived charactersEdit

DescendantsEdit

Further readingEdit

  • KangXi: page 164, character 43
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 3115
  • Dae Jaweon: page 374, character 14
  • Hanyu Da Zidian (first edition): volume 1, page 390, character 1
  • Unihan data for U+53C8

ChineseEdit

simp. and trad.

Glyph originEdit

Historical forms of the character
Shang Western Zhou Warring States Shuowen Jiezi (compiled in Han) Liushutong (compiled in Ming)
Oracle bone script Bronze inscriptions Chu Slip and silk script Small seal script Transcribed ancient scripts
         

Pictogram (象形) – a right hand. Original form of (OC *ɢʷɯʔ, *ɢʷɯs, “right”).

EtymologyEdit

Adverbial derivation of (OC *ɢʷɯʔ, “to have; there is”) (Schuessler, 2007).

PronunciationEdit



Rime
Character
Reading # 1/1
Initial () (35)
Final () (136)
Tone (調) Departing (H)
Openness (開合) Open
Division () III
Fanqie
Reconstructions
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
/ɦɨuH/
Pan
Wuyun
/ɦiuH/
Shao
Rongfen
/ɣiəuH/
Edwin
Pulleyblank
/ɦuwH/
Li
Rong
/ɣiuH/
Wang
Li
/ɣĭəuH/
Bernard
Karlgren
/i̯ə̯uH/
Expected
Mandarin
Reflex
yòu
BaxterSagart system 1.1 (2014)
Character
Reading # 1/1
Modern
Beijing
(Pinyin)
yòu
Middle
Chinese
‹ hjuwH ›
Old
Chinese
/*[ɢ]ʷəʔ-s/
English also, in addition

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. 15603
Phonetic
component
Rime
group
Rime
subdivision
0
Corresponding
MC rime
Old
Chinese
/*ɢʷɯs/

DefinitionsEdit

  1. again; once more
    • 下雨  ―  Yòu xiàyǔ le!  ―  It's raining again!
    •   ―  xiǎng le yòu xiǎng  ―  to think and think; to deeply think about
  2. also; in addition
  3. and; too
  4. (又……又……) both ... and ...
    • / 饿  ―  yòu è yòu kě.  ―  I am hungry and thirsty.

See alsoEdit

  • (again): (zài)

CompoundsEdit


JapaneseEdit

KanjiEdit

(common “Jōyō” kanji)

  1. again, as well
  2. and
  3. also

ReadingsEdit

DefinitionsEdit

Kanji in this term
また
Grade: S
kun’yomi
For pronunciation and definitions of – see the following entry.
また
[adverb] again, as well
[conjunction] and, also
Alternative spellings
, ,
(This term, , is an alternative spelling of the above term.)

KoreanEdit

HanjaEdit

(eumhun (tto u))

  1. Hanja form? of (again).
  2. Hanja form? of (right hand).

VietnameseEdit

Han characterEdit

: Hán Việt readings: hựu[1][2][3]
: Nôm readings: hựu[4], lại[1]

  1. Hán tự form of hựu (again; once more).

ReferencesEdit