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Translingual[edit]

Han character[edit]

(radical 79 +6, 10 strokes, cangjie input 竹尸竹弓水 (HSHNE), four-corner 27247, composition)

  1. many, great
  2. abundant, flourishing
  3. blood red, deep red
  4. alternate name for Shang Dynasty ()
  5. a rare surname

References[edit]

  • KangXi: page 585, character 2
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 16627
  • Dae Jaweon: page 977, character 19
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 3, page 2156, character 4
  • Unihan data for U+6BB7

Chinese[edit]

simpl. and trad.

Pronunciation[edit]


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

Initial: 影 (34)
Final: 欣
Division: III

Openness: Open
Tone: Level (Ø)

Fanqie: 於斤切
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
Bernard
Karlgren
Li
Rong
Pan
Wuyun
Edwin
Pulleyblank
Wang
Li
Shao
Rongfen
/ʔɨn/ /ʔi̯ən/ /ʔiən/ /ʔɨn/ /ʔɨn/ /ĭən/ /ʔiən/
Character (殷), Pronunciation 2/2

Initial: 影 (34)
Final: 山
Division: II

Openness: Open
Tone: Level (Ø)

Fanqie: 烏閑切
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
Bernard
Karlgren
Li
Rong
Pan
Wuyun
Edwin
Pulleyblank
Wang
Li
Shao
Rongfen
/ʔɣɛn/ /ʔăn/ /ʔɛn/ /ʔɯæn/ /ʔəɨn/ /æn/ /ʔæn/
Old Chinese pronunciation (, reconstructed)
Baxter-Sagart system 1.1 (2014)
Character Modern Beijing
(Pinyin)
Middle Chinese Old Chinese English
yān ‹ 'ean › /*ʔˤrəә[r]/ dark-red
yīn ‹ 'j+n › /*ʔəә[r]/ 殷殷 distressed
yīn ‹ 'j+n › /*ʔəә[r]/ ample, many
yīn ‹ 'j+n › /*ʔəәr/ (dynastic name)

Notes for Old Chinese notations in the Baxter-Sagart system:

  • Parentheses "()" indicate uncertain presence;
  • Square brackets "[]" indicate uncertain identity, e.g. *[t] as coda may in fact be *-t or *-p;
  • Angle brackets "<>" indicate infix;
  • Hyphen "-" indicates morpheme boundary;
  • Period "." indicates syllable boundary.
Zhengzhang system (2003)
Character No. Phonetic
component
Rime
group
Rime
subdivision
Corresponding
MC rime
Old Chinese Notes
15231 1 /*qrɯːn/
15232 1 /*qɯn/

Japanese[edit]

Kanji[edit]

(uncommon “Hyōgai” kanji)

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Readings[edit]


Korean[edit]

Hanja[edit]

(eun, an) (hangeul , , revised eun, an, McCune-Reischauer ŭn, an, Yale un, an)

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Vietnamese[edit]

Han character[edit]

(ân)

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Wu[edit]

Hanzi[edit]

殷 (IPA: in, i)

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