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TranslingualEdit

EtymologyEdit

Phono-semantic compound (形聲, OC *qew): semantic  ‎(flesh) + phonetic  ‎(OC *qew, *qews)

Han characterEdit

(radical 130 +9, 13 strokes, cangjie input 月一田女 (BMWV), four-corner 71244, composition)

  1. waist
  2. kidney

ReferencesEdit

  • KangXi: page 989, character 13
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 29705
  • Dae Jaweon: page 1441, character 18
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 3, page 2094, character 5
  • Unihan data for U+8170

ChineseEdit

simp. and trad.

PronunciationEdit



Rime
Character
Reading # 1/1
Initial () (34)
Final () (91)
Tone (調) Level (Ø)
Openness (開合) Open
Division () III
Fanqie
Reconstructions
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
/ʔiᴇu/
Pan
Wuyun
/ʔiɛu/
Shao
Rongfen
/ʔjæu/
Edwin
Pulleyblank
/ʔiaw/
Li
Rong
/ʔiɛu/
Wang
Li
/ĭɛu/
Bernard
Karlgren
/ʔi̯ɛu/
Expected
Mandarin
Reflex
yāo
Baxter-Sagart system 1.1 (2014)
Character
Reading # 1/1
Modern
Beijing
(Pinyin)
yāo
Middle
Chinese
‹ ʔjiew ›
Old
Chinese
/*ʔew/
English waist

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. 14747
Phonetic
component
Rime
group
Rime
subdivision
2
Corresponding
MC rime
Old
Chinese
/*qew/

NounEdit

  1. waist
  2. kidney

Derived termsEdit


JapaneseEdit

KanjiEdit

(common “Jōyō” kanji)

  1. hips, loins, lower back

ReadingsEdit

NounEdit

‎(hiragana こし, romaji koshi)

  1. waist, the (lower) back, the small of the back
  2. (anatomy) hip
  3. the skirting of a shoji
  4. the third line of a tanka poem

Derived termsEdit

See alsoEdit


KoreanEdit

HanjaEdit

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

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VietnameseEdit

Han characterEdit

(yêu, ro, eo, oeo)

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