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Translingual[edit]

Han character[edit]

(radical 85 +8, 11 strokes, cangjie input 水中X中 (ELXL), four-corner 32100, composition𣶒)

  1. gulf, abyss, deep
  2. surge up, bubble up, gush forth

References[edit]

  • KangXi: page 632, character 8
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 17692
  • Dae Jaweon: page 1035, character 3
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 3, page 1681, character 1
  • Unihan data for U+6DF5

Chinese[edit]

simpl.
trad.

Pronunciation[edit]

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

Initial: 影 (34)
Final: 先
Division: IV

Openness: Closed
Tone: Level (Ø)

Fanqie: 烏玄切
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
Bernard
Karlgren
Li
Rong
Pan
Wuyun
Edwin
Pulleyblank
Wang
Li
Shao
Rongfen
/ʔwen/ /ʔiwen/ /ʔuen/ /ʔʷen/ /ʔwɛn/ /iwen/ /ʔuɛn/
Old Chinese pronunciation (, reconstructed)
Baxter-Sagart system 1.1 (2014)
Character Modern Beijing
(Pinyin)
Middle Chinese Old Chinese English
yuān ‹ 'wen › /*[ʔ]ʷˤi[ŋ]/ abyss

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
16099 1 /*qʷiːn/

Japanese[edit]

Kanji[edit]

(“Jinmeiyō” kanji used for names)

  1. abyss
  2. edge
  3. deep
  4. pool
  5. the depths

Readings[edit]


Korean[edit]

Hanja[edit]

(yeon) (hangeul , revised yeon, yun, McCune-Reischauer yŏn, Yale yen)

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