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TranslingualEdit

Stroke order

Han characterEdit

(radical 52 +0, 3 strokes, cangjie input 女戈 (VI))

  1. one
  2. tiny, small

Usage notesEdit

is used instead of in mahjong.

DescendantsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • KangXi: page 341, character 12
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 9189
  • Dae Jaweon: page 650, character 6
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 2, page 1092, character 14
  • Unihan data for U+5E7A

ChineseEdit

trad. /
simp.

Etymology 1Edit

PronunciationEdit



Rime
Character
Reading # 1/1
Initial () (34)
Final () (93)
Tone (調) Level (Ø)
Openness (開合) Open
Division () IV
Fanqie
Reconstructions
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
/ʔeu/
Pan
Wuyun
/ʔeu/
Shao
Rongfen
/ʔeu/
Edwin
Pulleyblank
/ʔɛw/
Li
Rong
/ʔeu/
Wang
Li
/ieu/
Bernard
Karlgren
/ʔieu/
Expected
Mandarin
Reflex
yāo
Baxter-Sagart system 1.1 (2014)
Character
Reading # 1/1
Modern
Beijing
(Pinyin)
yāo
Middle
Chinese
‹ ʔew ›
Old
Chinese
/*ʔˤ[i]w/
English small (Shuōwén)

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. 14618
Phonetic
component
Rime
group
Rime
subdivision
3
Corresponding
MC rime
Old
Chinese
/*qiːw/

AdjectiveEdit

  1. tiny; minute
    /   ―  yāo  ―  small; minute
  2. youngest
      ―  lǎoyāo  ―  informal manner of referring to the last (youngest) child in a family

NounEdit

  1. one (an alternative way of saying the numeral, especially on the phone or in the military)
  2. ace; one on dice or dominoes

Proper nounEdit

  1. A surname​.

Etymology 2Edit

For pronunciation and definitions of – see .
(This character, , is a variant form of .)

ReferencesEdit


JapaneseEdit

KanjiEdit

(uncommon “Hyōgai” kanji)

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ReadingsEdit


KoreanEdit

HanjaEdit

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

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VietnameseEdit

Han characterEdit

(yêu)

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