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Translingual[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Ideogrammic compound (會意):  (tie) +  (individually)

Han character[edit]

(radical 75 +5, 9 strokes, cangjie input 木田火 (DWF), four-corner 50906, composition)

  1. letter, invitation
  2. choose

Descendants[edit]

References[edit]

  • KangXi: page 520, character 19
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 14655
  • Dae Jaweon: page 908, character 14
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 2, page 1179, character 4
  • Unihan data for U+67EC

Chinese[edit]

simpl. and trad.

Pronunciation[edit]


Middle Chinese pronunciation (, reconstructed)
Character (柬), Pronunciation (1/1)

Initial: 見 (28)
Final: 山
Division: II

Openness: Open
Tone: Rising (X)

Fanqie: 古限切
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
Bernard
Karlgren
Li
Rong
Pan
Wuyun
Edwin
Pulleyblank
Wang
Li
Shao
Rongfen
/kɣɛnX/ /kănX/ /kɛnX/ /kɯænX/ /kəɨnX/ /kænX/ /kænX/
Old Chinese pronunciation (, reconstructed)
Baxter-Sagart system (2011)
Character Modern Beijing
(Pinyin)
Middle Chinese Old Chinese English
jiǎn ‹ kɛnX › /*kˁranʔ {*kˁr[a]nʔ}/ select, distinguish
Zhengzhang system (2003)
Character No. Phonetic
component
Rime
group
Rime
subdivision
Corresponding
MC rime
Old Chinese Notes
6138 2 /*kreːnʔ/ 揀初文

Japanese[edit]

Kanji[edit]

(uncommon “Hyōgai” kanji)

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Readings[edit]


Korean[edit]

Hanja[edit]

(gan) (hangeul , revised gan, McCune-Reischauer kan, Yale kan)

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Vietnamese[edit]

Han character[edit]

(giản)

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