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Translingual[edit]

Han character[edit]

(radical 59 +6, 9 strokes, cangjie input 卜竹竹竹竹 (YHHHH), composition)

  1. elegant

References[edit]

  • KangXi: not present, would follow page 363, character 13
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 9981
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 2, page 854, character 9
  • Unihan data for U+5F66

Cantonese[edit]

Hanzi[edit]

(traditional , Jyutping jin6, Yale yin6)

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Japanese[edit]

Kanji[edit]

(“Jinmeiyō” kanji used for names)

Readings[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Kanji in this term
ひこ
Jinmeiyō
kun'yomi

/hi1ko1/: [piko] > [ɸiko] > [hiko]. From hi "sun" + ko "man". The male version of (ひめ, hime) "princess".

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

(hiragana ひこ, romaji hiko)

  1. a male child; a boy
  2. an honorary male child; prince
  3. chieftain; in ancient Japan, the ruler of a regional land
Synonyms[edit]

References[edit]

  • 1985 May 16 [c. 3rd century], Michihiro Ishihara, Shintei Gishi Wajinden: Chūgoku Seishi Nihonden (1) (in Japanese), Tōkyō: Iwanami Shoten, ISBN 4-00-334011-6, page p. 105-106:

Korean[edit]

Hanja[edit]

(eon) (hangeul , revised eon, McCune-Reischauer ŏn, Yale en)

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Mandarin[edit]

Hanzi[edit]

(traditional , Pinyin yàn (yan4), Wade-Giles yen4)

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