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Translingual[edit]

Han character[edit]

(radical 28 +2, 4 strokes, cangjie input 女戈女戈 (VIVI), X女戈女戈 (XVIVI), composition厶)

  1. (archaic variant of ) neighbor
  2. dehisce, open mouth

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Cantonese[edit]

Hanzi[edit]

(Yale lin)


Japanese[edit]

Kanji[edit]

(uncommon “Hyōgai” kanji)

Readings[edit]

Usage notes[edit]

Non-Jōyō alternate for . Rarely used.


Korean[edit]

Hanja[edit]

(rin) (hangeul , revised rin, McCune-Reischauer rin)


Mandarin[edit]

Hanzi[edit]

(Pinyin lín (lin2), miǎo (miao3), Wade-Giles lin2, miao3)

Usage notes[edit]

The lín (lin2) reading is only used in the "neighbor" definition. The miǎo (miao3) reading is only used in the "dehisce, open mouth" definition.

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