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Definition 2023


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Translingual

Traditional
Shinjitai
Simplified

Han character

(radical 140 +15, 21 strokes, cangjie input 廿女戈木 (TVID), four-corner 44904, composition)

References


Chinese

trad.
simp.
alt. forms

𤂼
𣛙

Glyph origin

Characters in the same phonetic series () (Zhengzhang, 2003) 
Old Chinese
*ŋraːwɢs, *raːwɢ, *ŋraːwɢ
*raːd, *raːwɢ, *reːwɢ
*pqʰlaːwɢ, *raːwɢ, *reːwɢ, *pqʰloːwɢ, *roːwɢ, *roːwɢ
*raːwɢ, *reːwɢ
*rawɢ, *reːwɢ
*qʰljawɢ
*qʰljawɢ
*lawɢ
*lawɢ, *reːwɢ
*lawɢ
*reːwɢ
*reːwɢ
*reːwɢ
*reːwɢ, *roːwɢ
*qʰloːwɢ, *qʰloːwɢ

Phono-semantic compound (形聲, OC *lawɢ) : semantic  (grass) + phonetic  (OC *ŋraːwɢs, *raːwɢ, *ŋraːwɢ).

Pronunciation



Rime
Character
Reading # 1/1
Initial () (36)
Final () (107)
Tone (調) Checked (Ø)
Openness (開合) Open
Division () III
Fanqie
Reconstructions
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
/jɨɐk̚/
Pan
Wuyun
/jiɐk̚/
Shao
Rongfen
/iɑk̚/
Edwin
Pulleyblank
/jɨak̚/
Li
Rong
/iak̚/
Wang
Li
/jĭak̚/
Bernard
Karlgren
/i̯ak̚/
Expected
Mandarin
Reflex
yuè
Baxter-Sagart system 1.1 (2014)
Character
Reading # 1/1
Modern
Beijing
(Pinyin)
yào
Middle
Chinese
‹ yak ›
Old
Chinese
/*m-r[e]wk/
English medicinal plant

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. 7680
Phonetic
component
Rime
group
Rime
subdivision
1
Corresponding
MC rime
Old
Chinese
/*lawɢ/

Definitions

  1. medicine; drug; pharmaceutical
    /    chīyào   to take the medicine; [slang] to take illicit drugs
  2. substance used for a particular purpose (e.g. poisoning, fermenting, explosion)
    /    xiàyào   to poison
  3. Short for 芍藥芍药 (sháoyào).
  4. to treat; to cure
  5. to poison
  6. A surname.

See also

Compounds


Japanese

Kanji

(uncommon “Hyōgai” kanji, kyūjitai kanji, shinjitai form )

  1. A medicine, a drug.

Readings


Korean

Hanja

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

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Compounds


Vietnamese

Han character

(dược, ước)

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