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Radical:
Radical Strokes: 6
Additional Strokes: 3
Total Strokes: 9

Pronunciation

Pinyin: ruǎn, nuò
Cantonese: jyun5
JapaneseKun: YOWAI
JapaneseOn: ZEN NEN

Dictionary definitions

Unicode: weak, pliable, soft, yielding

CE-Dict: archaic variant of 軟|软[ruan3]

說文解字 - Shuowen: 《大部》耎 稍前大也。从大而聲。讀若畏偄。

康熙字典文字版 【未集中】【而字部】 耎
【廣韻】而兗切【集韻】【韻會】乳兗切,𠀤音軟。【說文】稍前大也。【玉篇】柔也。【類篇】弱也。【集韻】𨋚或作輭。通作耎。【戰國策】鄭魏者,楚之耎國。】【前漢·司馬遷傳】以耎脆之體。【莊子·胠篋篇】惴耎之蟲。 又【史記·天官書】其已出三日,而復有微入,二、三日乃復盛出,是謂耎。【註】耎,退之不進。

Buddhism words and phrases weak, feeble

Han-De-Dict: biegsam, gefügig (u.E.)