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Translingual[edit]

Stroke order
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Alternative forms[edit]

There are minor differences in where the last stroke of the top component (top-left to bottom-right diagonal) starts – on the second horizontal stroke or on the third.

Han character[edit]

(radical 72 +5, 9 strokes, cangjie input 手大日 (QKA), four-corner 50603, composition𡗗)

  1. spring (season)
  2. wanton

Derived characters[edit]

References[edit]

  • KangXi: page 493, character 6
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 13844
  • Dae Jaweon: page 856, character 7
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 2, page 1496, character 10
  • Unihan data for U+6625

See also[edit]


Cantonese[edit]

Hanzi[edit]

(Jyutping ceon1, Yale cheun1)


Japanese[edit]

Kanji[edit]

(grade 2 “Kyōiku” kanji)

  1. spring (season)

Readings[edit]

Compounds[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

(hiragana はる, romaji haru)

  1. spring (season)

Synonyms[edit]


Korean[edit]

Hanja[edit]

(chun) (hangeul , revised chun, McCune-Reischauer ch'un, Yale chwun)


Mandarin[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Hanzi[edit]

(Pinyin chūn (chun1), Wade-Giles ch'un1)

Compounds[edit]


Middle Chinese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Chinese (*tʰun)

simpl. and trad.

Han character[edit]

(Karlgren-Li tśhuiĕn:, Baxter-Sagart tsyhwin)

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

# (season) spring


Old Chinese[edit]

simpl. and trad.

Han character[edit]

(*tʰun)

Noun[edit]

  1. (season) spring

Vietnamese[edit]

Han character[edit]

(xuân)