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Translingual[edit]

Etymology[edit]

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

Han character[edit]

(radical 142 +19, 25 strokes, cangjie input 女火中一戈 (VFLMI), four-corner 22136)

References[edit]

  • KangXi: page 1104, character 25
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 33914
  • Dae Jaweon: page 1567, character 18
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 4, page 2909, character 21
  • Unihan data for U+883B

Chinese[edit]

simpl.
trad.

Pronunciation[edit]


Middle Chinese pronunciation (, reconstructed)
Character (蠻), Pronunciation 1/1

Initial: 明 (4)
Final: 刪
Division: II

Openness: Open
Tone: Level (Ø)

Fanqie: 莫還切
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
Bernard
Karlgren
Li
Rong
Pan
Wuyun
Edwin
Pulleyblank
Wang
Li
Shao
Rongfen
/mɣan/ /man/ /man/ /mɯan/ /maɨn/ /man/ /mɐn/
Old Chinese pronunciation (, reconstructed)
Baxter-Sagart system 1.1 (2014)
Character Modern Beijing
(Pinyin)
Middle Chinese Old Chinese English
mán ‹ maen › /*mˤro[n]/ southern foreigner

Notes for Old Chinese notations in the Baxter-Sagart system:

  • Parentheses "()" indicate uncertain presence;
  • Square brackets "[]" indicate uncertain identity, e.g. *[t] as coda may in fact be *-t or *-p;
  • Angle brackets "<>" indicate infix;
  • Hyphen "-" indicates morpheme boundary;
  • Period "." indicates syllable boundary.
Zhengzhang system (2003)
Character No. Phonetic
component
Rime
group
Rime
subdivision
Corresponding
MC rime
Old Chinese Notes
8610 3 /*mroːn/ 金文作

Adjective[edit]

  1. barbarous, savage

Adverb[edit]

  1. quite, very

Synonyms[edit]

Compounds[edit]


Japanese[edit]

Kanji[edit]

(uncommon “Hyōgai” kanji)

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Readings[edit]


Korean[edit]

Hanja[edit]

(man) (hangeul , revised man, McCune-Reischauer man, Yale man)

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Vietnamese[edit]

(man, mán, mơn)