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Translingual[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

Phono-semantic compound (形聲): phonetic  + semantic .

Han character[edit]

(radical 120 +8, 15 strokes, cangjie input 尸水女戈火 (SEVIF), four-corner 77903)

  1. tense, tight, taut
  2. firm, secure

References[edit]

  • KangXi: page 929, character 8
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 27603
  • Dae Jaweon: page 1367, character 2
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 5, page 3410, character 8
  • Unihan data for U+7DCA

Cantonese[edit]

Hanzi[edit]

(simplified , Jyutping gan2, Yale gan2)

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  1. Grammatical particle used to express progressive aspect (an ongoing activity) which may undergo a change of state. Similar to the -ing form in English
    ngo5 duk6 gan2 syu1
    I am reading a book.
    keoi5 zoek3 gan2 saam1
    He/she is putting clothes on.

Japanese[edit]

Kanji[edit]

(common “Jōyō” kanji)

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Korean[edit]

Hanja[edit]

(gin) (hangeul , revised gin, McCune-Reischauer kin, Yale kin)

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Mandarin[edit]

Hanzi[edit]

(simplified , Pinyin jǐn (jin3), Wade-Giles chin3)

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Vietnamese[edit]

Han character[edit]

(khẩn, lẳm)

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