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Translingual[edit]

Han character[edit]

(radical 85 +5, 9 strokes, cangjie input 竹日水 (HAE), four-corner 26232, composition)

  1. spring, wellspring, fountain
  2. wealth, money

Derived characters[edit]

References[edit]

  • KangXi: page 615, character 12
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 17274
  • Dae Jaweon: page 1009, character 9
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 3, page 1576, character 10
  • Unihan data for U+6CC9

Chinese[edit]

simpl. and trad.

Pronunciation[edit]


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

Initial: 從 (15)
Final: 仙
Division: III

Openness: Closed
Tone: Level (Ø)

Fanqie: 疾緣切
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
Bernard
Karlgren
Li
Rong
Pan
Wuyun
Edwin
Pulleyblank
Wang
Li
Shao
Rongfen
/d͡ziuᴇn/ /d͡zʱi̯wɛn/ /d͡ziuɛn/ /d͡zʷiɛn/ /d͡zwian/ /d͡zĭwɛn/ /d͡zjuæn/
Old Chinese pronunciation (, reconstructed)
Baxter-Sagart system (2011)
Character Modern Beijing
(Pinyin)
Middle Chinese Old Chinese English
quán ‹ dzjwen › /*s-N-ɢʷar I!/ spring, source
Zhengzhang system (2003)
Character No. Phonetic
component
Rime
group
Rime
subdivision
Corresponding
MC rime
Old Chinese Notes
10728 2 /*sɡʷen/

Japanese[edit]

Kanji[edit]

(grade 6 “Kyōiku” kanji)

  1. spring (source of water)

Readings[edit]

Compounds[edit]

  • 温泉 (おんせん, onsen, hot spring)

Etymology[edit]

/idumi/ > /izumi/. Compound of verb izu (to come out) and mi (water).

Noun[edit]

(hiragana いずみ, romaji izumi, historical hiragana いづみ)

  1. natural spring; a wellspring

Proper noun[edit]

(hiragana いずみ, romaji Izumi, historical hiragana いづみ)

  1. a place name
  2. A surname​.
  3. A unisex given name

Korean[edit]

Hanja[edit]

(cheon) (hangeul , revised cheon, McCune-Reischauer ch'ŏn, Yale chen)

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Vietnamese[edit]

Han character[edit]

(tuyền)

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