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Translingual[edit]

Han character[edit]

(radical 140 +6, 12 strokes, cangjie input 廿一金田 (TMCW), four-corner 44601)

  1. madder, Rubia cordifolia
  2. reeds

References[edit]

  • KangXi: page 1027, character 28
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 30871
  • Dae Jaweon: page 1486, character 24
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 5, page 3200, character 12
  • Unihan data for U+831C

Cantonese[edit]

Hanzi[edit]

(Jyutping sin6, Yale sin6)


Japanese[edit]

Kanji[edit]

(“Jinmeiyō” kanji used for names)

  1. madder (plant)
  2. madder red

Readings[edit]

Noun[edit]

(hiragana あかね, katakana アカネ, romaji akane)

  1. madder (plant)

Proper noun[edit]

(hiragana あかね, romaji Akane)

  1. A female given name

Mandarin[edit]

Hanzi[edit]

(Pinyin qiān (qian1), qiàn (qian4), (xi1), Wade-Giles ch'ien1, ch'ien4, hsi1)

Usage notes[edit]

  • The pronunciation is only used when transcripting foreign woman name.

Vietnamese[edit]

Han character[edit]

(thiến)