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Translingual[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Phono-semantic compound (形聲): semantic  + phonetic 

Han character[edit]

(radical 85 +3, 6 strokes, cangjie input 水一十 (EMJ), four-corner 31140)

  1. perspiration, sweat

References[edit]

  • KangXi: page 605, character 11
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 17130
  • Dae Jaweon: page 999, character 4
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 3, page 1550, character 6
  • Unihan data for U+6C57

Cantonese[edit]

Hanzi[edit]

(Jyutping hon4, hon6, Yale hon4, hon6)


Japanese[edit]

Kanji[edit]

(common “Jōyō” kanji)

  1. sweat

Readings[edit]

Noun[edit]

(hiragana あせ, romaji ase)

  1. sweat

Korean[edit]

Hanja[edit]

(han) (hangeul , revised han, McCune-Reischauer han, Yale han)

  1. ( 한, ttam-): sweat
  2. ( 질펀할 한, mul-jilpeonhal-): flood
  3. ( 임금 한, doe-imgeum-): khan

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Mandarin[edit]

Hanzi[edit]

(Pinyin hàn (han4), Wade-Giles han4)

Noun[edit]

(traditional and simplified, Pinyin hàn, classifier , , )

  1. sweat; perspiration
    我正流着汗。
    wǒ zhèng liú zhe hàn.
    I'm dripping with sweat.
  2. (Internet slang) Used to express embarrassment, speechlessness, helplessness

Vietnamese[edit]

Han character[edit]

(hãn, cạn, khan)