See also: 游戏, 游戲, and 遊戯

ChineseEdit

to roam; travel
 
trick; drama; play; show
trad. (遊戲/游戲) /
simp. (游戏)

PronunciationEdit



Rime
Character
Reading # 1/1 3/3
Initial () (36) (32)
Final () (136) (13)
Tone (調) Level (Ø) Departing (H)
Openness (開合) Open Open
Division () III Chongniu III
Fanqie
Reconstructions
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
/jɨu/ /hˠiᴇH/
Pan
Wuyun
/jiu/ /hᵚiɛH/
Shao
Rongfen
/iəu/ /xiɛH/
Edwin
Pulleyblank
/juw/ /hjiə̆H/
Li
Rong
/iu/ /xjeH/
Wang
Li
/jĭəu/ /xǐeH/
Bernard
Karlgren
/i̯ə̯u/ /xie̯H/
Expected
Mandarin
Reflex
yóu
BaxterSagart system 1.1 (2014)
Character
Reading # 1/1 1/1
Modern
Beijing
(Pinyin)
yóu
Middle
Chinese
‹ yuw › ‹ xjeH ›
Old
Chinese
/*[N-]ru/ /*ŋ̊(r)ar-s/
English wander about sport, joke

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 2/3
No. 15546 5195
Phonetic
component
Rime
group
Rime
subdivision
1 1
Corresponding
MC rime
Old
Chinese
/*lu/ /*qʰrals/
Notes

NounEdit

遊戲

  1. game (playful or competitive activity, except sport)
    1. (specifically) video game
      遊戲玩家 / 游戏玩家  ―  yóuxì wánjiā  ―  video gamer

VerbEdit

遊戲

  1. to play

Derived termsEdit

DescendantsEdit

Sino-Xenic (遊戲):
  • Japanese: (ゆう)() (yūgi)
  • Korean: 유희 (遊戱, yuhui)
  • Vietnamese: du hí (遊戲)

JapaneseEdit

Kanji in this term
ゆう
Grade: 3

Jinmeiyō
on’yomi

NounEdit

遊戲(ゆうぎ) (yūgi (kyūjitai, shinjitai 遊戯, historical kana いうぎ)

  1. Kyūjitai form of 遊戯

VietnameseEdit

Hán tự in this term

NounEdit

遊戲

  1. Hán tự form of du hí (game).