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Translingual[edit]

Han character[edit]

(radical 86 +6, 10 strokes, cangjie input 火田大 (FWK), composition)

  1. smoke, soot
  2. opium
  3. tobacco, cigarettes (corresponding regular character: 菸)

References[edit]

  • KangXi: page 671, character 4
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 19022
  • Dae Jaweon: page 1080, character 3
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 3, page 2199, character 12
  • Unihan data for U+70DF

Cantonese[edit]

Hanzi[edit]

(traditional , Jyutping jin1, Yale yin1)

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  2. (Cantonese, slang, informal) an ace in playing cards

Japanese[edit]

Kanji[edit]

(uncommon “Hyōgai” kanji)

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Readings[edit]


Korean[edit]

Hanja[edit]

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

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Mandarin[edit]

simpl.
trad.

Hanzi[edit]

(traditional , Pinyin yān (yan1), Wade-Giles yen1)

Noun[edit]

(simplified, Pinyin yān, classifier ,, traditional )

  1. smoke; mist; vapour
    • 烟囱喷出 [Beijing Mandarin, MSC, simp.]yāncōng lǐ pēnchū yī tuán hēi yān [Pinyin] — The chimney blew out a cloud of black smoke.
  2. tobacco
  3. cigarette
    • [Beijing Mandarin, MSC, simp.]
      Bǎ yān miè le. [Pinyin]
      Put out that cigarette.
    • [Beijing Mandarin, MSC, simp.]
      Tā gěi wǒ juǎn le yī zhī yān. [Pinyin]
      He rolled a cigarette for me.
  4. tabaco pipe
  5. opium
  6. soot

Synonyms[edit]

Verb[edit]

(simplified, Pinyin yān, traditional )

  1. to be irritated by smoke
    烟熏

Compounds[edit]