TranslingualEdit

Stroke order
油-bw.png
Japanese stroke order
油-jbw.png

EtymologyEdit

Historical forms of the character
Small seal script
油-seal.svg

Phono-semantic compound (形聲): semantic  ‎(water) + phonetic .

Han characterEdit

(radical 85 +5, 8 strokes, cangjie input 水中田 (ELW), four-corner 35160, composition)

  1. oil, fat, grease, lard
  2. paints

ReferencesEdit

  • KangXi: page 614, character 4
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 17253
  • Dae Jaweon: page 1007, character 8
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 3, page 1585, character 1
  • Unihan data for U+6CB9

ChineseEdit

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simp. and trad.
Chinese Wikipedia has an article on:

Wikipedia zh

Cantonese Wikipedia has an article on:

Wikipedia yue

Middle Chinese Wikipedia has an article on:

Wikipedia zh-classical

PronunciationEdit


NounEdit

  1. oil, fat, grease, lard
  2. paints

CompoundsEdit


JapaneseEdit

KanjiEdit

(grade 3 “Kyōiku” kanji)

ReadingsEdit

CompoundsEdit

Japanese Wikipedia has an article on:

Wikipedia ja

Kanji in this term
あぶら
Grade: 3
kun'yomi

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

‎(hiragana あぶら, romaji abura)

  1. oil

IdiomsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ 2006, 大辞林 (Daijirin), Third Edition (in Japanese), Tōkyō: Sanseidō, ISBN 4-385-13905-9
  2. ^ 1998, NHK日本語発音アクセント辞典 (NHK Japanese Pronunciation Accent Dictionary) (in Japanese), Tōkyō: NHK, ISBN 978-4-14-011112-3

KoreanEdit

HanjaEdit

‎(yu) (hangeul , revised yu, McCune-Reischauer yu, Yale yu)

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VietnameseEdit

Han characterEdit

(du, dầu, dẫu, dàu, , , du, rầu, trầu)

  1. oil, fat, grease

CompoundsEdit

Usage notesEdit

  • Chữ Nôm. The modern Vietnamese word for oil is dầu.

ReferencesEdit

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