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Translingual[edit]

Stroke order
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Etymology[edit]

Ideogrammic compound (會意):  + . (A house with a woman = contentment)

Han character[edit]

(radical 40 +3, 6 strokes, cangjie input 十女 (JV), four-corner 30404, composition)

  1. peaceful, tranquil, quiet
  2. why
  3. a surname

Derived characters[edit]

Descendants[edit]

References[edit]

  • KangXi: page 282, character 8
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 7072
  • Dae Jaweon: page 552, character 5
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 2, page 913, character 9
  • Unihan data for U+5B89

Cantonese[edit]

Hanzi[edit]

(Jyutping ngon1, on1, Yale ngon1, on1)


Japanese[edit]

Kanji[edit]

(grade 3 “Kyōiku” kanji)

Readings[edit]

Compounds[edit]

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Korean[edit]

Hanja[edit]

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

Compounds[edit]


Mandarin[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Hanzi[edit]

(Pinyin ān (an1), yāo (yao1), yào (yao4), Wade-Giles an1, yao1, yao4)

Compounds[edit]


Vietnamese[edit]

Han character[edit]

(an, yên)