See also:
U+55BB, 喻
CJK UNIFIED IDEOGRAPH-55BB

[U+55BA]
CJK Unified Ideographs
[U+55BC]

TranslingualEdit

Han characterEdit

(Kangxi radical 30, +9, 12 strokes, cangjie input 口人一弓 (ROMN), four-corner 68021, composition)

ReferencesEdit

  • KangXi: not present, would follow page 201, character 12
  • Dae Jaweon: page 421, character 20
  • Hanyu Da Zidian (first edition): volume 1, page 657, character 8
  • Unihan data for U+55BB

ChineseEdit

trad.
simp. #
alternative forms

Glyph originEdit

Phono-semantic compound (形聲, OC *los): semantic (mouth) + phonetic (OC *l̥ʰus, *lo).

Pronunciation 1Edit


Note:
  • ū/jī - literary;
  • lū/jū - vernacular.
  • Wu

  • Rime
    Character
    Reading # 1/1
    Initial () (36)
    Final () (24)
    Tone (調) Departing (H)
    Openness (開合) Closed
    Division () III
    Fanqie
    Reconstructions
    Zhengzhang
    Shangfang
    /jɨoH/
    Pan
    Wuyun
    /jioH/
    Shao
    Rongfen
    /ioH/
    Edwin
    Pulleyblank
    /juə̆H/
    Li
    Rong
    /ioH/
    Wang
    Li
    /jĭuH/
    Bernard
    Karlgren
    /i̯uH/
    Expected
    Mandarin
    Reflex
    Expected
    Cantonese
    Reflex
    jyu6
    BaxterSagart system 1.1 (2014)
    Character
    Reading # 1/1
    Modern
    Beijing
    (Pinyin)
    Middle
    Chinese
    ‹ yuH ›
    Old
    Chinese
    /*lo-s/
    English understand; metaphor

    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. 15880
    Phonetic
    component
    Rime
    group
    Rime
    subdivision
    0
    Corresponding
    MC rime
    Old
    Chinese
    /*los/
    Notes

    DefinitionsEdit

    1. to inform; to notify; to explain
    2. to understand; to know
    3. to draw an analogy; to liken; to use a metaphor
    4. a surname

    CompoundsEdit

    Pronunciation 2Edit


    DefinitionsEdit

    1. Same as ().

    CompoundsEdit


    JapaneseEdit

    KanjiEdit

    (uncommon “Hyōgai” kanji)

    1. Meaning: metaphor

    ReadingsEdit

    • On (unclassified): (yu)
    • Kun: さとす (satosu), さとる (satoru), たとえる (tatoeru)

    KoreanEdit

    HanjaEdit

    (yu) (hangeul , revised yu, McCune–Reischauer yu, Yale yu)

    1. This term needs a translation to English. Please help out and add a translation, then remove the text {{rfdef}}.

    VietnameseEdit

    Han characterEdit

    : Hán Việt readings: dụ[1][2][3][4], du[3]
    : Nôm readings: dụ, dầu, dẫu, dỗ, nhủ, rủ, dẩu

    1. chữ Hán form of dụ (allegory, metaphor, to explain).

    ReferencesEdit