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Translingual[edit]

Han character[edit]

(radical 9 +3, 5 strokes, cangjie input 人竹十 (OHJ), four-corner 22240, composition)

  1. one thousand
  2. leader of one thousand men

References[edit]

  • KangXi: page 93, character 5
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 380
  • Dae Jaweon: page 197, character 2
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 1, page 114, character 4
  • Unihan data for U+4EDF

Chinese[edit]

thousand
simp. and trad.

Pronunciation[edit]


Middle Chinese pronunciation (, reconstructed)
Character (仟), Pronunciation 1/1

Initial: 清 (14)
Final: 先
Division: IV

Openness: Open
Tone: Level (Ø)

Fanqie: 蒼先切
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
Bernard
Karlgren
Li
Rong
Pan
Wuyun
Edwin
Pulleyblank
Wang
Li
Shao
Rongfen
/t͡sʰen/ /t͡sʰien/ /t͡sʰen/ /t͡sʰen/ /t͡sʰɛn/ /t͡sʰien/ /t͡sʰɛn/
Old Chinese pronunciation (, reconstructed)
Zhengzhang system (2003)
Character No. Phonetic
component
Rime
group
Rime
subdivision
Corresponding
MC rime
Old Chinese Notes
10793 1 /*sn̥ʰiːn/ 見史記

Japanese[edit]

Kanji[edit]

(uncommon “Hyōgai” kanji)

Readings[edit]

Noun[edit]

(hiragana せん, romaji sen)

  1. thousand, 1000

Usage notes[edit]

This form of 1000 is only used in legal documents. The usual form is .


Korean[edit]

Hanja[edit]

(cheon) (hangeul , revised cheon, McCune-Reischauer ch'ŏn)

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