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Translingual[edit]

Etymology[edit]

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

Han character[edit]

(radical 149 +8, 15 strokes, cangjie input 卜口人一月 (YROMB), four-corner 08627, composition ⿰言侖)

  1. debate
  2. discuss
  3. discourse

References[edit]

  • KangXi: page 1168, character 13
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 35658
  • Dae Jaweon: page 1633, character 19
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 6, page 3988, character 3
  • Unihan data for U+8AD6

Cantonese[edit]

Hanzi[edit]

(simplified , Jyutping leon6, Yale leun6)


Japanese[edit]

Kanji[edit]

(grade 6 “Kyōiku” kanji)

Readings[edit]

Compounds[edit]

Noun[edit]

(hiragana ろん, romaji ron)

  1. theory

Korean[edit]

Hanja[edit]

(ron>non, yun) (hangeul [[>, ]], revised ron>non, yun, McCune-Reischauer ron>non, yun, Yale lon>non, yun)

Compounds[edit]


Mandarin[edit]

Hanzi[edit]

(simplified , Pinyin lún (lun2), lùn (lun4), Wade-Giles lun2, lun4)

Compounds[edit]


Middle Chinese[edit]

Han character[edit]

(*luən, luin, luə̀n)


Vietnamese[edit]

Han character[edit]

(luận, gọn, lấn, lẩn, lọn, lộn, lòn, lụn, chọn, giọn, lốn, luồn, trọn, trộn)