See also:
U+6B5F, 歟
CJK UNIFIED IDEOGRAPH-6B5F

[U+6B5E]
CJK Unified Ideographs
[U+6B60]

TranslingualEdit

Han characterEdit

(Kangxi radical 76, +14, 18 strokes, cangjie input 竹金弓人 (HCNO), four-corner 77882, composition)

  1. a final particle used to express admiration, doubt, surprise, or to mark a question

DescendantsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • KangXi: page 573, character 1
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 16226
  • Hanyu Da Zidian (first edition): volume 3, page 2152, character 10
  • Unihan data for U+6B5F

ChineseEdit

trad.
simp.

Glyph originEdit

Phono-semantic compound (形聲, OC *la, *laʔ, *las): phonetic (OC *la, *laʔ, *las) + semantic .

EtymologyEdit

question particle
Contraction of (OC *laːlʔ) and (OC *ɢaː) (Pulleyblank, 1995, p. 139).

PronunciationEdit



Rime
Character
Reading # 1/3 2/3 3/3
Initial () (36) (36) (36)
Final () (22) (22) (22)
Tone (調) Level (Ø) Rising (X) Departing (H)
Openness (開合) Open Open Open
Division () III III III
Fanqie
Reconstructions
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
/jɨʌ/ /jɨʌX/ /jɨʌH/
Pan
Wuyun
/jiɔ/ /jiɔX/ /jiɔH/
Shao
Rongfen
/iɔ/ /iɔX/ /iɔH/
Edwin
Pulleyblank
/jɨə̆/ /jɨə̆X/ /jɨə̆H/
Li
Rong
/iɔ/ /iɔX/ /iɔH/
Wang
Li
/jĭo/ /jĭoX/ /jĭoH/
Bernard
Karlgren
/i̯wo/ /i̯woX/ /i̯woH/
Expected
Mandarin
Reflex
Expected
Cantonese
Reflex
jyu4 jyu5 jyu6
Zhengzhang system (2003)
Character
Reading # 1/3 2/3 3/3
No. 15896 15902 15911
Phonetic
component
Rime
group
Rime
subdivision
0 0 0
Corresponding
MC rime
Old
Chinese
/*la/ /*laʔ/ /*las/

DefinitionsEdit

  1. used for expressing an exclamatory, doubtful or questioning tone

JapaneseEdit

Shinjitai

Kyūjitai

KanjiEdit

(uncommon “Hyōgai” kanjikyūjitai kanji, shinjitai form )

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ReadingsEdit

  • Go-on: (yo)
  • Kan-on: (yo)
  • Kun: (ka, ); (ya, )

DefinitionsEdit

For pronunciation and definitions of – see the following entry.
H
[particle] final interrogative particle, similar to a question mark ("?").
[particle] particle marking alternatives in a list; "or"
[particle] whether (or not)
[particle] indication of doubt
[prefix] (emphatic, before an adjective, non-productive) very
Alternative spellings
,
(This term, , is an alternative (literary, obsolete) spelling of the above term.)

KoreanEdit

HanjaEdit

(eum (yeo))

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VietnameseEdit

Han characterEdit

: Hán Nôm readings: ru

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