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Translingual[edit]

Han character[edit]

(radical 57 +5, 8 strokes, cangjie input 弓卜女戈 (NYVI), four-corner 10232, composition)

  1. string
  2. string (of a bowed instrument)
  3. hypotenuse, crescent, chord

References[edit]

  • KangXi: page 357, character 31
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 9754
  • Dae Jaweon: page 674, character 13
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 2, page 993, character 7
  • Unihan data for U+5F26

Cantonese[edit]

Hanzi[edit]

(Jyutping jin4, jyun4, Yale yin4, yun4)

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Japanese[edit]

Kanji[edit]

(common “Jōyō” kanji)

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Readings[edit]

Compounds[edit]


Korean[edit]

Hanja[edit]

(hyeon) (hangeul , revised hyeon, McCune-Reischauer hyŏn, Yale hyen)

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Mandarin[edit]

simpl.
trad. or

Hanzi[edit]

(Pinyin xián (xian2), Wade-Giles hsien2)

Noun[edit]

(traditional and simplified, Pinyin xián)

  1. string on a musical instrument
Compounds[edit]

Min Nan[edit]

Hanzi[edit]

(POJ hiân (hian5))

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

(traditional and simplified, POJ hiân)

  1. (literary) string on a musical instrument
Compounds[edit]

Vietnamese[edit]

Han character[edit]

(huyền)

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