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Translingual[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Phono-semantic compound (形聲): semantic  + phonetic  – water overflowing. Note that 曼 means “vast, extended”, so connotations of “too much water, overflow”.

Han character[edit]

(radical 85 +11, 14 strokes, cangjie input 水日田水 (EAWE), four-corner 36147, composition)

  1. overflow, spread all over, paste, separate, blemish
  2. free, unrestrained, vast, vague

Related characters[edit]

References[edit]

  • KangXi: page 646, character 32
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 18166
  • Dae Jaweon: page 1056, character 10
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 3, page 1721, character 10
  • Unihan data for U+6F2B

Cantonese[edit]

Hanzi[edit]

(Jyutping maan6, Yale maan6)


Japanese[edit]

Kanji[edit]

(common “Jōyō” kanji)

Readings[edit]

Compounds[edit]


Korean[edit]

Hanja[edit]

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


Mandarin[edit]

Hanzi[edit]

(Pinyin màn (man4), Wade-Giles man4)


Vietnamese[edit]

Han character[edit]

漫 (man, mặn, mẳn, mạn, mớn, máng, mằn)