雲 - Dong Chinese dictionary

yún

clouds

Phonosemantic compound. represents the meaning and represents the sound.

Components
雨 meaning component

  Meaning component

  

rain

云 sound,meaning component

  Sound Meaning component

yún

  

clouds

Evolution

雲 Oracle script (~1250-1000 BC)

Oracle script

(~1250-1000 BC)
雲 Bronze script Late Spring and Autumn (~500 BC)

Bronze script

Late Spring and Autumn (~500 BC)
雲 Seal script Shuowen (~100 AD)

Seal script

Shuowen (~100 AD)
雲 Clerical script Eastern Han dynasty (25-220 AD)

Clerical script

Eastern Han dynasty (25-220 AD)
雲 Regular script Modern

Regular script

Modern
Definitions

() 

yún

clouds; Yunnan province; cloud; CL:[duǒ]

() 

Yún

surname Yun; abbr. for Yunnan Province 雲南省|云南省[Yún​nán​Shěng]

Most common words with 雲
Freq.
Word
Meaning

cloud

风云

weather

云南

Yunnan province in southwest China, bordering on Vietnam, Laos and Myanmar, abbr. 滇[diān] or 雲|云, capital Kunming 昆明

多云

cloudy (meteorology)

云霄

Yunxiao county in Zhangzhou 漳州[Zhāng​zhōu], Fujian

Component uses

Meaning component in 1 character

Sound component in 1 character