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Translingual[edit]

Stroke order
玄-order.gif

Han character[edit]

(radical 95 +0, 5 strokes, cangjie input 卜女戈 (YVI), four-corner 00732)

  1. deep, profound, abstruse

Derived characters[edit]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  • KangXi: not present, would follow page 725, character 1
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 20814
  • Dae Jaweon: page 1134, character 8
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 1, page 280, character 3
  • Unihan data for U+7384

Chinese[edit]

simpl. and trad.

Pronunciation[edit]


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

Initial: 匣 (33)
Final: 先
Division: IV

Openness: Closed
Tone: Level (Ø)

Fanqie: 胡涓切
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
Bernard
Karlgren
Li
Rong
Pan
Wuyun
Edwin
Pulleyblank
Wang
Li
Shao
Rongfen
/ɦwen/ /ɣiwen/ /ɣuen/ /ɦʷen/ /ɦwɛn/ /ɣiwen/ /ɣuɛn/
Old Chinese pronunciation (, reconstructed)
Baxter-Sagart system 1.1 (2014)
Character Modern Beijing
(Pinyin)
Middle Chinese Old Chinese English
xuán ‹ hwen › /*[ɢ]ʷˤi[n]/ dark

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
14029 2 /*ɡʷeːn/

Compounds[edit]

References[edit]


Japanese[edit]

Kanji[edit]

(common “Jōyō” kanji)

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Readings[edit]


Korean[edit]

Hanja[edit]

(hyeon) (hangeul , revised hyeon, McCune-Reischauer hyŏn, Yale hyen)

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Vietnamese[edit]

Han character[edit]

(huyền)

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