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Translingual[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Phono-semantic compound (形聲): semantic  (strong) + phonetic  – to look at carefully, strongly.

Han character[edit]

(radical 19 +9, 11 strokes, cangjie input 廿女大尸 (TVKS), four-corner 44727, composition)

  1. investigate
  2. compare
  3. collate

References[edit]

  • KangXi: page 148, character 19
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 2393
  • Dae Jaweon: page 334, character 3
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 1, page 373, character 18
  • Unihan data for U+52D8

Cantonese[edit]

Hanzi[edit]

(Yale ham3)


Japanese[edit]

Kanji[edit]

(common “Jōyō” kanji)

Readings[edit]

Compounds[edit]

Noun[edit]

(hiragana かん, romaji kan)

  1. intuition

Korean[edit]

Hanja[edit]

(gam) (hangeul , revised gam, McCune-Reischauer kam)


Mandarin[edit]

Hanzi[edit]

(Pinyin kān (kan1), Wade-Giles k'an1)