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Translingual[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Pictogram (象形) – an eye 目 peering 十 through a shield 厂.

Han character[edit]

(radical 109 +4, 9 strokes, cangjie input 竹十月山 (HJBU), four-corner 72264, composition𠂆)

  1. shield
  2. Dutch guilder
  3. Indonesia

Derived characters[edit]

References[edit]

  • KangXi: page 801, character 19
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 23171
  • Dae Jaweon: page 1218, character 3
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 4, page 2475, character 5
  • Unihan data for U+76FE

Cantonese[edit]

Hanzi[edit]

(Yale teun5)

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Japanese[edit]

Kanji[edit]

(common “Jōyō” kanji)

  1. shield, escutcheon

Readings[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

The nominalized form of the verb 立てる (tateru, stand).

Noun[edit]

(hiragana たて, romaji tate)

  1. a weapon stood up or erected before one's body to block and protect from attacks; a shield

Korean[edit]

Hanja[edit]

(sun, don) (hangeul , , revised sun, don, McCune-Reischauer sun, ton, Yale swun, ton)

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Mandarin[edit]

Hanzi[edit]

(Pinyin dùn (dun4), Wade-Giles tun4)

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