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TranslingualEdit

Traditional
Shinjitai
Simplified

EtymologyEdit

Ideogrammic compound (會意):  + 

Han characterEdit

(radical 32 +9, 12 strokes, cangjie input 土土土山 (GGGU), four-corner 40211, composition)

  1. a legendary ancient emperor-sage

Derived charactersEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • KangXi: page 234, character 1
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 5272
  • Dae Jaweon: page 471, character 10
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 1, page 459, character 14
  • Unihan data for U+582F

ChineseEdit

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simp.

PronunciationEdit


Dialectal pronunciations ()
Variety Location
Mandarin Beijing /iau³⁵/
Harbin /iau²⁴/
Tianjin /iɑu⁴⁵/
Jinan /iɔ⁴²/
Qingdao /iɔ⁴²/
Zhengzhou /iau⁴²/
Xi'an /iau²⁴/
Xining /iɔ²⁴/
Yinchuan /iɔ⁵³/
Lanzhou /iɔ⁵³/
Ürümqi /ʐɔ⁵¹/
Wuhan /iau²¹³/
Chengdu /iau³¹/
Guiyang /iao²¹/
Kunming /iɔ³¹/
Nanjing /iɔo²⁴/
Hefei /iɔ⁵⁵/
Jin Taiyuan /iau¹¹/
Pingyao
Hohhot /iɔ³¹/
Wu Shanghai /ɦiɔ¹³/
/ȵiɔ¹³/
Suzhou /ɦiæ¹³/
Hangzhou /ȵiɔ²¹³/
Wenzhou /ȵa³¹/
Hui Shexian /niɔ⁴⁴/
Tunxi /io⁴⁴/
Xiang Changsha /iau¹³/
Xiangtan /iaɯ¹²/
Gan Nanchang
Hakka Meixian /ŋiau¹¹/
Taoyuan /ŋieu²²/
Cantonese Guangzhou /jiu²¹/
Nanning /jiu²¹/
Hong Kong /jiu²¹/
Min Xiamen (Min Nan) /giau³⁵/
Fuzhou (Min Dong) /ŋieu⁵³/
Jian'ou (Min Bei) /iau²¹/
Shantou (Min Nan) /ŋiãu⁵⁵/
Haikou (Min Nan) /zau³¹/
Middle Chinese pronunciation (, reconstructed)
Character (), Pronunciation 1/1

Initial: (31)
Final:
Division: IV

Openness: Open
Tone: Level (Ø)

Fanqie:
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
Bernard
Karlgren
Li
Rong
Pan
Wuyun
Edwin
Pulleyblank
Wang
Li
Shao
Rongfen
/ŋeu/ /ŋieu/ /ŋeu/ /ŋeu/ /ŋɛw/ /ŋieu/ /ŋeu/
Old Chinese pronunciation (, reconstructed)
Baxter-Sagart system 1.1 (2014)
Character Modern Beijing
(Pinyin)
Middle Chinese Old Chinese English
yáo ‹ ngew › /*[ŋ]ˤew/ high

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
14689 2 /*ŋeːw/

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(“Jinmeiyō” kanji used for names)

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HanjaEdit

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

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VietnameseEdit

Han characterEdit

(nghiêu, nghẻo, nghễu, nhao, nhiều)

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