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Translingual[edit]

Stroke order
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Stroke order
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Etymology[edit]

斤 斤 斤 斤
Oracle bone script Bronze inscriptions Large seal script Small seal script

Han character[edit]

(radical 69 +0, 4 strokes, cangjie input 竹一中 (HML), four-corner 72221)

  1. a catty (approximately 500 g)
  2. an axe / ax
  3. keen, shrewd
  4. KangXi radical number 69

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  • KangXi: page 479, character 4
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 13534
  • Dae Jaweon: page 837, character 23
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 3, page 2022, character 1
  • Unihan data for U+65A4

Chinese[edit]

simpl. and trad.

Pronunciation[edit]


Middle Chinese pronunciation (, reconstructed)
Character (斤), Pronunciation (1/2)

Initial: 見 (28)
Final: 欣
Division: III

Openness: Open
Tone: Level (Ø)

Fanqie: 舉欣切
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
Bernard
Karlgren
Li
Rong
Pan
Wuyun
Edwin
Pulleyblank
Wang
Li
Shao
Rongfen
/kɨn/ /ki̯ən/ /kiən/ /kɨn/ /kɨn/ /kĭən/ /kiən/
Character (斤), Pronunciation (2/2)

Initial: 見 (28)
Final: 欣
Division: III

Openness: Open
Tone: Departing (H)

Fanqie: 居焮切
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
Bernard
Karlgren
Li
Rong
Pan
Wuyun
Edwin
Pulleyblank
Wang
Li
Shao
Rongfen
/kɨnH/ /ki̯ənH/ /kiənH/ /kɨnH/ /kɨnH/ /kĭənH/ /kiənH/
Old Chinese pronunciation (, reconstructed)
Baxter-Sagart system (2011)
Character Modern Beijing
(Pinyin)
Middle Chinese Old Chinese English
jīn ‹ kjɨn › /*kər {*[k]ər}/ axe; catty
Zhengzhang system (2003)
Character No. Phonetic
component
Rime
group
Rime
subdivision
Corresponding
MC rime
Old Chinese Notes
6649 1 /*kɯn/
6653 1 /*kɯns/

Definitions[edit]

  1. (Hong Kong) catty or kan, a traditional unit of weight, legally defined as equal to 0.60478982 kilograms (公斤)

References[edit]

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Japanese[edit]

Kanji[edit]

(common “Jōyō” kanji)

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Readings[edit]


Korean[edit]

Hanja[edit]

(geun) (hangeul , revised geun, McCune-Reischauer kŭn, Yale kun)

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Vietnamese[edit]

Han character[edit]

(cân, rìu, gần)

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