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Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Phono-semantic compound (形聲): phonetic  + semantic  (wings) – to flutter.

Han character[edit]

(radical 124 +12, 18 strokes, cangjie input 竹田尸一一 (HWSMM), four-corner 27620, composition)

  1. fly
  2. turn over, toss
  3. change
  4. reverse
  5. cross over
  6. return
  7. browse, look over
  8. translate
  9. study

References[edit]

  • KangXi: page 959, character 31
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 28814
  • Dae Jaweon: page 1406, character 1
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 5, page 3358, character 2
  • Unihan data for U+7FFB

Cantonese[edit]

Hanzi[edit]

(Jyutping faan1, Yale faan1)

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Japanese[edit]

Kanji[edit]

(common “Jōyō” kanji)

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  • flip, turn over
  • wave, flutter
  • a change of mind

Readings[edit]

Compounds[edit]

  • 翻訳 (ほんやく, hon'yaku)

Korean[edit]

Hanja[edit]

(beon) (hangeul , revised beon, McCune-Reischauer pŏn, Yale pen)

  1. to fly
  2. to flutter

Mandarin[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Hanzi[edit]

(Pinyin fān (fan1), Wade-Giles fan1)

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Compounds[edit]


Vietnamese[edit]

Han character[edit]

(phiên)

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