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TranslingualEdit

EtymologyEdit

Phono-semantic compound (形聲): semantic  ‎(female) + phonetic 

Han characterEdit

(radical 38 +12, 15 strokes, cangjie input 女大金火 (VKCF), four-corner 44496, composition)

  1. play with

ReferencesEdit

  • KangXi: page 271, character 10
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 6717
  • Dae Jaweon: page 539, character 4
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 2, page 1080, character 6
  • Unihan data for U+5AFD

ChineseEdit

simp. and trad.

PronunciationEdit


Middle Chinese pronunciation (, reconstructed)
Character (), Pronunciation 1/3

Initial: (37)
Final:
Division: IV

Openness: Open
Tone: Level (Ø)

Fanqie:
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
Bernard
Karlgren
Li
Rong
Pan
Wuyun
Edwin
Pulleyblank
Wang
Li
Shao
Rongfen
/leu/ /lieu/ /leu/ /leu/ /lɛw/ /lieu/ /leu/
Character (), Pronunciation 2/3

Initial: (37)
Final:
Division: III

Openness: Open
Tone: Rising (X)

Fanqie:
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
Bernard
Karlgren
Li
Rong
Pan
Wuyun
Edwin
Pulleyblank
Wang
Li
Shao
Rongfen
/liᴇuX/ /li̯ɛuX/ /liɛuX/ /liɛuX/ /liawX/ /lĭɛuX/ /ljæuX/
Character (), Pronunciation 3/3

Initial: (37)
Final:
Division: IV

Openness: Open
Tone: Departing (H)

Fanqie:
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
Bernard
Karlgren
Li
Rong
Pan
Wuyun
Edwin
Pulleyblank
Wang
Li
Shao
Rongfen
/leuH/ /lieuH/ /leuH/ /leuH/ /lɛwH/ /lieuH/ /leuH/
Old Chinese pronunciation (, reconstructed)
Zhengzhang system (2003)
Character No. Phonetic
component
Rime
group
Rime
subdivision
Corresponding
MC rime
Old Chinese Notes
8085 2 /*rewʔ/
8105 2 /*reːw/
8118 2 𩕐 /*reːws/

DefinitionsEdit

  1. play with
  2. (Cantonese) provoke

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(uncommon “Hyōgai” kanji)

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ReadingsEdit


KoreanEdit

HanjaEdit

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

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