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Translingual[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Phono-semantic compound (形聲):  (wood) + 

Han character[edit]

(radical 75 +17, 21 strokes, cangjie input 木日弓田 (DANW), four-corner 47920, composition)

  1. railing, balustrade
  2. animal pen

References[edit]

  • KangXi: page 562, character 35
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 15880
  • Dae Jaweon: page 951, character 14
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 2, page 1322, character 9
  • Unihan data for U+6B04

Cantonese[edit]

Hanzi[edit]

(simplified , Jyutping laan4, Yale laan4)

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Japanese[edit]

Kanji[edit]

(common “Jōyō” kanji)

  1. handrail
  2. column
  3. blank, space

Readings[edit]

Noun[edit]

(hiragana らん, romaji ran)

  1. column in a newspaper
  2. field in a form etc.

Korean[edit]

Hanja[edit]

(ran>nan) (hangeul >, revised ran>nan, McCune-Reischauer ran>nan, Yale lan>nan)

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Mandarin[edit]

Hanzi[edit]

(simplified , Pinyin lán (lan2), Wade-Giles lan2)

Compounds[edit]

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Vietnamese[edit]

Han character[edit]

(lan)

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