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U+59B3, 妳
CJK UNIFIED IDEOGRAPH-59B3

[U+59B2]
CJK Unified Ideographs
[U+59B4]

TranslingualEdit

Han characterEdit

(radical 38, +5, 8 strokes, cangjie input 女弓火 (VNF), four-corner 47492, composition)

ReferencesEdit

  • KangXi: page 257, character 20
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 6130
  • Dae Jaweon: page 522, character 16
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 2, page 1039, character 9
  • Unihan data for U+59B3

ChineseEdit

Glyph originEdit

Etymology 1
Derived from (“you”) by replacing with . Compare , from .
Etymology 2
Simplified from ().

Etymology 1Edit

trad.
simp.

Same word as ().

PronunciationEdit


Note:
  • lí/lír/lú - vernacular (substitute for );
  • ní - literary.
  • Wu
  • Xiang
  • DefinitionsEdit

    1. you (female)
      如果傳說 [MSC, trad.]
      如果传说 [MSC, simp.]
      Rúguǒ shì wǒ de chuánshuō [Pinyin]
      "If You Are My Legend" (a 1990 song by Andy Lau)
    Usage notesEdit

    This character is mostly used in traditional Chinese when referring to a female person. Although is rarely used in simplified Chinese, it may still be found in some contexts.

    See alsoEdit
    Standard Chinese personal pronouns
    Person Singular Plural
    1st () 我們我们 (wǒmen)
    inclusive 咱們咱们 (zánmen)
    2nd male/indefinite () 你們你们 (nǐmen)
    female () 妳們你们 (nǐmen)
    deity () 祢們祢们 (nǐmen)
    polite (nín) 你們你们 (nǐmen)
    您們您们 (nínmen)
    3rd male/indefinite () 他們他们 (tāmen)
    female () 她們她们 (tāmen)
    deity () 祂們祂们 (tāmen)
    animal () 牠們它们 (tāmen)
    inanimate () 它們它们 (tāmen)

    Etymology 2Edit

    For pronunciation and definitions of – see (“woman's breasts; milk; breastmilk; etc.”).
    (This character, , is a variant form of .)

    JapaneseEdit

    KanjiEdit

    (uncommon “Hyōgai” kanji)

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    ReadingsEdit