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Translingual[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Phono-semantic compound (形聲): semantic  + phonetic  – a type of grass.

Han character[edit]

(radical 140 +8, 14 strokes, cangjie input 廿十口口 (TJRR), four-corner 44777)

  1. coarse grass, Themeda forskalii

References[edit]

  • KangXi: page 1036, character 51
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 31142
  • Dae Jaweon: page 1495, character 12
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 5, page 3240, character 10
  • Unihan data for U+83C5

Cantonese[edit]

Hanzi[edit]

(Yale gaan1)


Japanese[edit]

Kanji[edit]

(“Jinmeiyō” kanji used for names)

Readings[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

(hiragana かん, romaji Kan)

  1. A surname​.

Korean[edit]

Hanja[edit]

(gwan) (hangeul , revised gwan, McCune-Reischauer kwan, Yale kwan)


Mandarin[edit]

Hanzi[edit]

(Pinyin jiān (jian1), Wade-Giles chien1)


Vietnamese[edit]

Han character[edit]

(gian)