Character
Unicode name CJK UNIFIED IDEOGRAPH-7528
Code point U+7528
Entity number 用
Unicode block CJK Unified Ideographs
[U+7527] [U+7529]

Contents

TranslingualEdit

Stroke order
用-order.gif
Historical forms of the character
Oracle bone script Bronze inscriptions Large seal script Small seal script
用-oracle.svg 用-bronze.svg 用-bigseal.svg 用-seal.svg

Han characterEdit

(radical 101 +0, 5 strokes, cangjie input 月手 (BQ), four-corner 77220)

ReferencesEdit

  • KangXi: page 755, character 24
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 21703
  • Dae Jaweon: page 1166, character 1
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 1, page 97, character 5
  • Unihan data for U+7528

ChineseEdit

simp. and trad.

PronunciationEdit



  • Dialectal data
Variety Location
Mandarin Beijing /yŋ⁵¹/
Harbin /yŋ⁵³/
Tianjin /ʐuŋ⁵³/
/yŋ⁵³/
Jinan /yŋ²¹/
Qingdao /iŋ⁴²/
Zhengzhou /yuŋ³¹²/
Xi'an /yŋ⁴⁴/
Xining /yə̃²¹³/
Yinchuan /yŋ¹³/
Lanzhou /ỹn¹³/
Ürümqi /yŋ²¹³/
Wuhan /ioŋ³⁵/
Chengdu /yoŋ¹³/
Guiyang /ioŋ²¹³/
Kunming /ioŋ¹/
Nanjing /ioŋ⁴⁴/
Hefei /iŋ⁵³/
Jin Taiyuan /yəŋ⁴⁵/
Pingyao /yŋ³⁵/
Hohhot /ỹŋ⁵⁵/
Wu Shanghai /ɦioŋ²³/
Suzhou /ioŋ⁵¹³/
Hangzhou /ɦioŋ¹³/
Wenzhou /jyɔ²²/
Hui Shexian /yʌ̃²²/
Tunxi /in¹¹/
Xiang Changsha /ioŋ⁵⁵/
/ioŋ¹¹/
Xiangtan /in²¹/
Gan Nanchang /iuŋ²¹/
Hakka Meixian /iuŋ⁵³/
Taoyuan /ʒuŋ⁵⁵/
Cantonese Guangzhou /joŋ²²/
Nanning /juŋ²²/
Hong Kong /juŋ²²/
Min Xiamen (Min Nan) /iɔŋ²²/
/iŋ²²/
Fuzhou (Min Dong) /øyŋ²⁴²/
Jian'ou (Min Bei) /œyŋ³³/
Shantou (Min Nan) /eŋ³¹/
Haikou (Min Nan) /zoŋ³³/

Rime
Character
Reading # 1/1
Initial () (36)
Final () (7)
Tone (調) Departing (H)
Openness (開合) Open
Division () III
Fanqie
Reconstructions
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
/jɨoŋH/
Pan
Wuyun
/jioŋH/
Shao
Rongfen
/ioŋH/
Edwin
Pulleyblank
/juawŋH/
Li
Rong
/ioŋH/
Wang
Li
/jĭwoŋH/
Bernard
Karlgren
/i̯woŋH/
Expected
Mandarin
Reflex
yòng
Baxter-Sagart system 1.1 (2014)
Character
Reading # 1/1
Modern
Beijing
(Pinyin)
yòng
Middle
Chinese
‹ yowngH ›
Old
Chinese
/*loŋ-s/
English use (v.)

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. 15460
Phonetic
component
Rime
group
Rime
subdivision
0
Corresponding
MC rime
Old
Chinese
/*loŋs/

DefinitionsEdit

  1. use, usefulness
    •   ―  yǒuyòng  ―  useful
    • /   ―  méiyòng  ―  useless
  2. expenses; outlay
    • /   ―  fèiyòng  ―  cost, expense
    •   ―  yòng  ―  expense
    •   ―  jiāyòng  ―  family expenses
  3. to use, to employ, to operate
  4. (polite) to eat; to drink
  5. with; by; using

CompoundsEdit


JapaneseEdit

KanjiEdit

(grade 2 “Kyōiku” kanji)

ReadingsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • New Nelson: 3721
  • Halpern: 2976
  • Halpern Learners: 1889
  • Heisig: 1181
  • Tuttle Kanji Dictionary: 2r3.1
  1. Source: EDICT and KANJIDIC files licensed by the Electronic Dictionaries Research Group.

Usage notesEdit

NounEdit

‎(hiragana よう, romaji )

  1. use (noun)
     (よう)はありませんか。
    Go-yō wa arimasen ka.
    Can I do anything for you?; Can/may I help you?

KoreanEdit

HanjaEdit

‎(yong) (hangeul , McCune-Reischauer yong, Yale yong)

  1. (쓸모): use, usage, utility, worth

Derived termsEdit

SynonymsEdit


VietnameseEdit

Han characterEdit

(dụng, dùng, giùm, rùng, dộng, đụng, giùng, rụng, vùng)

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