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Translingual[edit]

Stroke order
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Etymology[edit]

Phono-semantic compound (形聲): semantic  (heart) + phonetic  – a character trait or behavior (of the heart), sluggish. Note that 曼 also means “long, extended”, so connotations of “take a long time, leisurely, sluggish”.

Han character[edit]

(radical 61 +11, 14 strokes, cangjie input 心日田水 (PAWE), four-corner 96047)

  1. slow(ly), leisurely, sluggish

References[edit]

  • KangXi: page 399, character 12
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 11110
  • Dae Jaweon: page 738, character 29
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 4, page 2346, character 1
  • Unihan data for U+6162

Cantonese[edit]

Hanzi[edit]

(Yale maan6)


Japanese[edit]

Kanji[edit]

(common “Jōyō” kanji)

Readings[edit]


Korean[edit]

Hanja[edit]

(man) (hangeul , revised man, McCune-Reischauer man, Yale man)


Mandarin[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Hanzi[edit]

(Pinyin màn (man4), Wade-Giles man4)

Antonyms[edit]


Vietnamese[edit]

Han character[edit]

(mạn, mắn)