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Translingual[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Phono-semantic compound (形聲): semantic  (person) + phonetic 

Ideogrammic compound (會意):  (person) +  (erect)

Han character[edit]

(radical 9 +9, 11 strokes, cangjie input 人弓大手 (ONKQ), four-corner 25240, composition)

  1. strong, robust, healthy
  2. strength

References[edit]

  • KangXi: page 111, character 11
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 875
  • Dae Jaweon: page 237, character 10
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 1, page 184, character 9
  • Unihan data for U+5065

Cantonese[edit]

Hanzi[edit]

(Jyutping gin6, Yale gin6)

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Japanese[edit]

Kanji[edit]

(grade 4 “Kyōiku” kanji)

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Readings[edit]

Compounds[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

(hiragana けん, romaji Ken)

  1. A male given name

(hiragana たけし, romaji Takeshi)

  1. A male given name

Korean[edit]

Hanja[edit]

(geon, gyeon) (hangeul , , revised geon, gyeon, McCune-Reischauer kŏn, kyŏn)

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Mandarin[edit]

Hanzi[edit]

(Pinyin jiàn (jian4), Wade-Giles chien4)

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Compounds[edit]


Middle Chinese[edit]

Han character[edit]

(*ghiæ̀n)


Vietnamese[edit]

Han character[edit]

(kiện, kẹn)

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