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Pronunciation: yŏu
Meaning: to have/possess, to exist
Right hand 又 (phonetic), later altered to left hand, holding either a) meat 肉 (altered) or b) the abundance of the moon 月.  (associative/phono-semantic compound).

Traditional character: 有 (the same)

Found in:
Han Yu's 左迁至蓝关示侄孙湘
Liu Yuxi's 竹枝词
Wang Wei's 汉江临眺
Wang Wei's 送沈子福归江东
Zhao ShiXiu's 约客

Word of the day on: 08.01.08