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Translingual[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Phono-semantic compound (形聲): semantic  + phonetic 

Han character[edit]

(radical 109 +4, 9 strokes, cangjie input 月山金尸竹 (BUCSH), four-corner 68027)

  1. look
  2. look after
  3. expect, hope for
  4. bright, lucid (eyes)

References[edit]

  • KangXi: page 801, character 15
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 23167
  • Dae Jaweon: page 1218, character 1
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 4, page 2476, character 3
  • Unihan data for U+76FC

Cantonese[edit]

Hanzi[edit]

(Jyutping paan3, Yale paan3)


Japanese[edit]

Kanji[edit]

(uncommon “Hyōgai” kanji)

Readings[edit]


Korean[edit]

Hanja[edit]

(ban) (hangeul , revised ban, McCune-Reischauer pan, Yale pan)


Mandarin[edit]

Hanzi[edit]

(Pinyin pàn (pan4), Wade-Giles p'an4)

Verb[edit]

(traditional and simplified, Pinyin pàn)

  1. to hope for, to long for
  2. to expect

References[edit]

  • "" (in Mandarin/English), MDBG English to Chinese dictionary ( Based on CC-CEDICT ). URL accessed on 2014-03-01.

Vietnamese[edit]

Han character[edit]

(phán)