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Translingual[edit]

Stroke order
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simpl.
trad.

Etymology[edit]

Phono-semantic compound (形聲): semantic  (water) + phonetic  – a type of water. Note that 彎 means “bend, curve” (from (bow), hence “curve (of a bow)”), so there are also connotations of “bend in the stream”, or the curve of a bay or inlet.

Han character[edit]

(radical 85 +22, 25 strokes, cangjie input 水女火弓 (EVFN), four-corner 32127)

  1. a bay, cove, inlet, bend of stream

Descendants[edit]

References[edit]

  • KangXi: page 664, character 10
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 18823
  • Dae Jaweon: page 1072, character 34
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 3, page 1798, character 9
  • Unihan data for U+7063

Cantonese[edit]

Hanzi[edit]

(simplified , Jyutping waan1, Yale waan1)

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Japanese[edit]

Kanji[edit]

(uncommon “Hyōgai” kanjikyūjitai kanji, shinjitai form )

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Readings[edit]


Korean[edit]

Hanja[edit]

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

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Mandarin[edit]

Hanzi[edit]

(simplified , Pinyin wān (wan1), Wade-Giles wan1)

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Compounds[edit]


Middle Chinese[edit]

Han character[edit]

('wan)

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Min Nan[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

(traditional, POJ oan, traditional , simplified )

  1. bay

Compounds[edit]


Vietnamese[edit]

Han character[edit]

(loan, loáng, loãng, vịnh)

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