See also: and

TranslingualEdit

EtymologyEdit

Simplified from  ( → ), from Phono-semantic compound (形聲): phonetic  + semantic  (field) – to stay to tend the field.

Han characterEdit

(radical 102 +5, 10 strokes, cangjie input 竹竹田 (HHW), four-corner 77602)

  1. stop, halt
  2. stay, detain, keep

Derived charactersEdit

DescendantsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • KangXi: page 761, character 5
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 21808
  • Dae Jaweon: page 1171, character 1
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 4, page 2537, character 4
  • Unihan data for U+7559

CantoneseEdit

HanziEdit

(Jyutping lau4, Yale lau4)


JapaneseEdit

KanjiEdit

(grade 5 “Kyōiku” kanji)

ReadingsEdit

CompoundsEdit


KoreanEdit

HanjaEdit

(ryu>yu) (hangeul [[>]], revised ryu>yu, McCune-Reischauer ryu>yu, Yale lyu>yu)


MandarinEdit

PronunciationEdit

HanziEdit

(Pinyin liú (liu2), Wade-Giles liu2)


Middle ChineseEdit

Han characterEdit

(* liou)


VietnameseEdit

Han characterEdit

(lưu)

Last modified on 31 March 2014, at 14:24