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Translingual[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Pictographic, representing objects strung together.

Han character[edit]

(radical 2 +6, 7 strokes, cangjie input 中中 (LL), four-corner 50006, composition)

  1. string
  2. relatives
  3. conspire
  4. skewer

Derived characters[edit]

References[edit]

  • KangXi: page 80, character 2
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 80
  • Dae Jaweon: page 162, character 3
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 1, page 30, character 2
  • Unihan data for U+4E32

Chinese[edit]

 
to string together; to mix up; to conspire; to connect; (a measure word); string
simp. and trad.

Pronunciation[edit]


Middle Chinese pronunciation (, reconstructed)
Character (串), Pronunciation 1/1

Initial: 見 (28)
Final: 刪
Division: II

Openness: Closed
Tone: Departing (H)

Fanqie: 古患切
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
Bernard
Karlgren
Li
Rong
Pan
Wuyun
Edwin
Pulleyblank
Wang
Li
Shao
Rongfen
/kɣuanH/ /kwanH/ /kuanH/ /kʷɯanH/ /kwaɨnH/ /kwanH/ /kuɐnH/
Old Chinese pronunciation (, reconstructed)
Baxter-Sagart system 1.1 (2014)
Character Modern Beijing
(Pinyin)
Middle Chinese Old Chinese English
guàn ‹ kwaenH › /*kˤro[n]-s/ custom

Notes for Old Chinese notations in the Baxter-Sagart system:

  • Parentheses "()" indicate uncertain presence;
  • Square brackets "[]" indicate uncertain identity, e.g. *[t] as coda may in fact be *-t or *-p;
  • Angle brackets "<>" indicate infix;
  • Hyphen "-" indicates morpheme boundary;
  • Period "." indicates syllable boundary.
Zhengzhang system (2003)
Character No. Phonetic
component
Rime
group
Rime
subdivision
Corresponding
MC rime
Old Chinese Notes
1646 3 /*kroːns/
1647 3 /*kʰjons/

Etymology[edit]

Modern chuàn, Middle Chinese kʷɯanL (Pan Wuyun), Old Chinese *kroːns (Zhengzhang Shangfang). Cognate with 穿 (chuān, Old Chinese *kʰljon, "to pierce through → to wear"), (guàn, Old Chinese *koːn, *koːns, "to penetrate").

Adjective[edit]

  1. (slang) cocksure, arrogant
  2. (slang) sarcastic

Compounds[edit]


Japanese[edit]

Kanji[edit]

(common “Jōyō” kanji)

Readings[edit]

Kanji in this term
くし
Grade: S
kun'yomi

Noun[edit]

(hiragana くし, romaji kushi)

  1. skewer

Korean[edit]

Hanja[edit]

(got, gwan, cheon, chan)
Eumhun:

  • Sound (hangeul): , , ,  (revised: got, gwan, cheon, chan, McCune-Reischauer: kot, kwan, ch'ŏn, ch'an)
  • Name (hangeul): 땅 이름, , 꿰미, 꼬챙이 (revised: ttang ireum, kkwel, kkwemi, kkochaengi, McCune-Reischauer: ttang irǔm, kkwel, kkwemi,, kkoch'aengi)
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References[edit]


Vietnamese[edit]

Han character[edit]

(xuyến, quán, xiên, xuyên)

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