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Translingual[edit]

Han character[edit]

(radical 31 +4, 7 strokes, cangjie input 田木 (WD), X田木 (XWD), four-corner 60904, composition)

  1. to surround, besiege
  2. to be surrounded
  3. difficult
  4. 47th hexagram of the I Ching

References[edit]

  • KangXi: page 217, character 20
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 4717
  • Dae Jaweon: page 445, character 3
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 1, page 714, character 7
  • Unihan data for U+56F0

Cantonese[edit]

Hanzi[edit]

(traditional , Yale kwan3)


Japanese[edit]

Kanji[edit]

(grade 6 “Kyōiku” kanji)

Readings[edit]


Korean[edit]

Hanja[edit]

(gon) (hangeul , revised gon, McCune-Reischauer kon)


Mandarin[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Hanzi[edit]

(traditional , Pinyin kùn (kun4), Wade-Giles k'un4)

Usage notes[edit]

The traditional character is used in place of 困 only in its sense meaning "sleepy." For all other meanings, 困 is used both as a simplified and traditional character.


Min Nan[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

(simplified, POJ khùn (khun3), traditional , simplified )

  1. to sleep

Derived terms[edit]

See also[edit]


Vietnamese[edit]

Han character[edit]

(khốn, khuôn)