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See also: and 耀
U+66DC, 曜
CJK UNIFIED IDEOGRAPH-66DC

[U+66DB]
CJK Unified Ideographs
[U+66DD]

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TranslingualEdit

Stroke order (Japan)
 

Han characterEdit

(radical 72, +14, 18 strokes, cangjie input 日尸一土 (ASMG), four-corner 67014, composition)

DescendantsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • KangXi: page 501, character 11
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 14227
  • Dae Jaweon: page 871, character 20
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 2, page 1540, character 5
  • Unihan data for U+66DC

ChineseEdit

simp. and trad.
variant forms ⿰光夭 (second-round simplified)

Glyph originEdit

Characters in the same phonetic series () (Zhengzhang, 2003) 
Old Chinese
*r'eːwɢs
*r'eːwɢs, *r'eːwɢ
耀 *lewɢs
*lewɢs
*lewɢs
*l̥ʰeːwɢs
*l̥ʰeːwɢs
*l'eːw, *l'eːwʔ, *l'eːwɢs, *r'eːwɢ
*l'eːwɢs
*lewɢ
*r'eːwɢ
*r'eːwɢ
*r'eːwɢ
*r'eːwɢ
*r'aːwɢ, *l'eːwɢ
*l̥ʰeːwɢ
*l̥ʰeːwɢ, *l'eːwɢ
*l'eːwɢ
*l'eːwɢ

Phono-semantic compound (形聲, OC *lewɢs): semantic  (sun) + phonetic  (OC *r'aːwɢ, *l'eːwɢ).

PronunciationEdit



Rime
Character
Reading # 1/1
Initial () (36)
Final () (91)
Tone (調) Departing (H)
Openness (開合) Open
Division () III
Fanqie
Reconstructions
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
/jiᴇuH/
Pan
Wuyun
/jiɛuH/
Shao
Rongfen
/jæuH/
Edwin
Pulleyblank
/jiawH/
Li
Rong
/iɛuH/
Wang
Li
/jĭɛuH/
Bernard
Karlgren
/i̯ɛuH/
Expected
Mandarin
Reflex
yào
BaxterSagart system 1.1 (2014)
Character
Reading # 1/1
Modern
Beijing
(Pinyin)
yào
Middle
Chinese
‹ yewH ›
Old
Chinese
/*lewk-s/
English shine

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. 2212
Phonetic
component
Rime
group
Rime
subdivision
2
Corresponding
MC rime
Old
Chinese
/*lewɢs/

DefinitionsEdit

  1. glorious (as the sun)
  2. daylight, sunlight
  3. one of the seven so-called planets of pre-modern astronomy (the sun, the moon, Mercury, Venus, Mars, Jupiter and Saturn)

CompoundsEdit


JapaneseEdit

KanjiEdit

(grade 2 “Kyōiku” kanji)

  1. shine
  2. weekday
  3. day (of the week)

ReadingsEdit

CompoundsEdit

Usage notesEdit

Used for the days of the week, for example 日曜 (nichiyō) or 日曜日 (nichiyōbi, Sunday).

Alternative formsEdit

  • (ryakuji) 𫞂 [U+2B782]

EtymologyEdit

Kanji in this term
よう
Grade: 2
on’yomi

/jieu//jeu//jəː//joː/

From Middle Chinese (MC jiᴇuH).

Proper nounEdit

(hiragana よう, rōmaji , historical hiragana えう)

  1. A female given name.

KoreanEdit

HanjaEdit

(yo) (hangeul )

  1. shiny
  2. weekday (in this case, usually used with )

CompoundsEdit


VietnameseEdit

Han characterEdit

: Hán Việt readings: diệu

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