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Translingual[edit]

Stroke order
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Etymology[edit]

Phono-semantic compound (形聲): semantic  (body) + phonetic  – a kind of body part.

Han character[edit]

(radical 130 +3, 7 strokes, cangjie input 月一十 (BMJ), four-corner 71240, composition)

  1. liver

References[edit]

  • KangXi: page 974, character 9
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 29273
  • Dae Jaweon: page 1425, character 31
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 3, page 2044, character 3
  • Unihan data for U+809D

Cantonese[edit]

Hanzi[edit]

(Jyutping gon1, Yale gon1)

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Hakka[edit]

Hanzi[edit]

(POJ kon, Guangdong kon1, Hagfa Pinyim gon1)

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References[edit]


Japanese[edit]

Kanji[edit]

(common “Jōyō” kanji)

Readings[edit]

Compounds[edit]

  • 肝炎 (かんえん, kan'en)

Noun[edit]

(hiragana きも, romaji kimo)

  1. the liver
  2. innards

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Korean[edit]

Hanja[edit]

(gan) (hangeul , revised gan, McCune-Reischauer kan, Yale kan)

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Mandarin[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Hanzi[edit]

(Pinyin gān (gan1), shì (shi4), Wade-Giles kan1, shih4)

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Noun[edit]

(traditional and simplified, Pinyin gān, classifier , )

  1. liver
    • 我不吃肚也不吃肝。 [Beijing Mandarin, MSC, trad. and simp.]
      Wǒ bù chī dǔ yěbù chī gān. [Pinyin]
      I can't eat either tripe or liver.
    • 身体的大部分胆固醇是在肝和肠内由消化的食物制成的。 [Beijing Mandarin, MSC, trad. and simp.]
      Shēntǐ de dàbùfēn dǎngùchún shì zài gān hé cháng nèi yóu xiāohuà de shíwù zhì chéng de. [Pinyin]
      Most of the body's cholesterol is made in the liver and intestine from digested food.

References[edit]

  • "Jukuu" (in Mandarin/English), Jukuu. URL accessed on 2014-03-19.

Vietnamese[edit]

Han character[edit]

(can, gan)

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