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Translingual[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Phono-semantic compound (形聲): semantic  + phonetic 

The jade semantic refers to the toys made of jade.

References[edit]

  • 2005, William McNaughton, Reading & Writing Chinese: Simplified Character Edition, edition 2nd Edition, Tuttle, ISBN 978-0804835091, page 24:

Han character[edit]

(radical 96 +4, 8 strokes, cangjie input 一土一一山 (MGMMU), four-corner 11111, composition)

References[edit]

  • KangXi: page 728, character 15
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 20872
  • Dae Jaweon: page 1140, character 14
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 2, page 1103, character 4
  • Unihan data for U+73A9

Chinese[edit]

 
curios; antiques; curios; antiques; to play; to amuse oneself
simp. and trad.

Pronunciation[edit]


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

Initial: 疑 (31)
Final: 桓
Division: I

Openness: Closed
Tone: Departing (H)

Fanqie: 五換切
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
Bernard
Karlgren
Li
Rong
Pan
Wuyun
Edwin
Pulleyblank
Wang
Li
Shao
Rongfen
/ŋuɑnH/ /ŋuɑnH/ /ŋuɑnH/ /ŋʷɑnH/ /ŋwanH/ /ŋuɑnH/ /ŋuɑnH/
Old Chinese pronunciation (, reconstructed)
Baxter-Sagart system 1.1 (2014)
Character Modern Beijing
(Pinyin)
Middle Chinese Old Chinese English
wàn ‹ ngwanH › /*[ŋ]ˤo[n]-s/ plaything

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
16120 3 /*ŋoːns/

Verb[edit]

  1. (Beginning Mandarin) to play; to toy with
  2. to have a good time, to have fun, to spend time socially (e.g. with friends)
  3. to trifle with, to treat without seriousness or respect

Usage notes[edit]

Derived terms[edit]

See also[edit]

Noun[edit]

  1. toy

Japanese[edit]

Kanji[edit]

(common “Jōyō” kanji)

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Readings[edit]


Korean[edit]

Hanja[edit]

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

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Vietnamese[edit]

Han character[edit]

(ngoạn)

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