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When I stand before thee at the day's end, thou shalt see my scars and know that I had my wounds and also my healing.
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Translingual

Etymology

pictograph of an ear.

Han character

(radical 128 +0, 6 strokes, cangjie input 尸十 (SJ), four-corner 10400)

  1. ear
  2. [archaic] merely; only (when placed at the end of a phrase)
  3. handle

References

  • KangXi: page 965, character 5
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 28999
  • Dae Jaweon: page 1413, character 12
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 4, page 2783, character 1
  • Unihan data for U+8033

Cantonese

Hanzi

(Yale yi5)


Japanese

Noun

(hiragana みみ, romaji mimi)

  1. an ear; ears
  2. of bread, the crust

Kanji

(grade 1 kanji)

Readings


Korean

Hanja


Eumhun:

  • Sound (hangeul): 이 (revised: i, McCune-Reischauer: i, Yale: i)
  • Name (hangeul): 귀()

Mandarin

Hanzi

(pinyin ěr (er3), Wade-Giles erh3)

Compounds


Middle Chinese

Han character

(*njiə̌)


Vietnamese

Han character

(nhĩ, nhải, nhãi)

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