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Translingual

Han character

(radical 149 +17, 24 strokes, cangjie input 卜口卜口女 (YRYRV), four-corner 00632)

  1. allow, permit, yield, concede

References

  • KangXi: page 1187, character 12
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 36139
  • Dae Jaweon: page 1651, character 14
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 6, page 4032, character 7
  • Unihan data for U+8B93

Cantonese

Hanzi

(Yale yeung6)


Japanese

Kanji

Readings


Korean

Hanja

(hangeul 양, revised yang, McCune-Reischauer yang, Yale yang)


Mandarin

Hanzi

(simplified 让, pinyin ràng (rang4), Wade-Giles jang4)

Pronunciation

  • IPA: [ ʐaŋ˥˩ ]

Preposition

(traditional, Pinyin ràng, simplified )

  1. by (used in passive sentence to introduce the agent)

Verb

(traditional, Pinyin ràng, simplified )

  1. (Beginning Mandarin) to give way; to yield

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