U+59DA, 姚
CJK UNIFIED IDEOGRAPH-59DA

[U+59D9]
CJK Unified Ideographs
[U+59DB]

Translingual

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Han character

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(Kangxi radical 38, +6, 9 strokes, cangjie input 女中一人 (VLMO), four-corner 42413, composition )

Derived characters

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References

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  • Kangxi Dictionary: page 259, character 18
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 6202
  • Dae Jaweon: page 525, character 18
  • Hanyu Da Zidian (first edition): volume 2, page 1046, character 3
  • Unihan data for U+59DA

Chinese

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alternative forms

Glyph origin

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Historical forms of the character
Shuowen Jiezi (compiled in Han) Liushutong (compiled in Ming)
Small seal script Transcribed ancient scripts
   

Pronunciation

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Note:
  • io5 - Shantou;
  • iê5 - Chaozhou.

Rime
Character
Reading # 1/1
Initial () (36)
Final () (91)
Tone (調) Level (Ø)
Openness (開合) Open
Division () III
Fanqie
Baxter yew
Reconstructions
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
/jiᴇu/
Pan
Wuyun
/jiɛu/
Shao
Rongfen
/jæu/
Edwin
Pulleyblank
/jiaw/
Li
Rong
/iɛu/
Wang
Li
/jĭɛu/
Bernard
Karlgren
/i̯ɛu/
Expected
Mandarin
Reflex
yáo
Expected
Cantonese
Reflex
jiu4
Zhengzhang system (2003)
Character
Reading # 1/1
No. 16862
Phonetic
component
Rime
group
Rime
subdivision
2
Corresponding
MC rime
Old
Chinese
/*lew/

Definitions

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  1. handsome; elegant
  2. Alternative form of (yáo, far; distant)
  3. a surname
      ―  Yáo Míng  ―  Yao Ming (Chinese basketball player)

Compounds

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Descendants

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  • English: Yao, Yiu
  • Tagalog: Yao (via Hokkien)

References

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Japanese

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Kanji

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(Hyōgai kanji)

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Readings

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Korean

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Hanja

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(eumhun 예쁜 (yeppeun yo))

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Vietnamese

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Han character

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: Hán Nôm readings: diêu

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