See also: and

TranslingualEdit

simpl.
trad.

EtymologyEdit

Pictogram (象形) – cloth on a loom, with threads crossing. Used phonetically.

Han characterEdit

(radical 89 +10, 14 strokes, cangjie input 一火月大 (MFBK), four-corner 10227)

  1. you
  2. that, those
  3. final particle
  4. used in transliteration

DescendantsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • KangXi: page 691, character 4
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 19750
  • Dae Jaweon: page 1104, character 3
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 1, page 27, character 1
  • Unihan data for U+723E

CantoneseEdit

HanziEdit

(simplified , Jyutping ji5, Yale yi5)


JapaneseEdit

NounEdit

(hiragana おれ, romaji ore)

  1. (archaic, vulgar) you

(hiragana なんじ, romaji nanji)

  1. (archaic) thou, you

InterjectionEdit

(hiragana しか, romaji shika)

  1. (archaic) like that, as such
  2. yeah, uh-huh

KanjiEdit

(“Jinmeiyō” kanji used for names)

ReadingsEdit

CompoundsEdit

  • 爾来 (jirai): from that time on
  • 爾後 (jigo): from this time on

KoreanEdit

HanjaEdit

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


MandarinEdit

HanziEdit

(simplified , Pinyin ěr (er3), Wade-Giles erh3)


Middle ChineseEdit

Han characterEdit

(*njiɛ̌)


VietnameseEdit

Han characterEdit

(nhĩ, nhãi)

Last modified on 27 March 2014, at 12:42