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Translingual[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

Phono-semantic compound (形聲): phonetic  + semantic  (shell, money) – a kind of payment. 任 has meaning of “duty, employment”, so connotations of “money paid for employment (hire)” or “money that one has a duty to pay (rent)”.

Han character[edit]

(radical 154 +6, 13 strokes, cangjie input 人土月山金 (OGBUC), four-corner 22806, composition)

  1. rent, hire
  2. hired person

Descendants[edit]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  • KangXi: page 1207, character 22
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 36743
  • Dae Jaweon: page 1671, character 13
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 6, page 3639, character 5
  • Unihan data for U+8CC3

Cantonese[edit]

Hanzi[edit]

(simplified , Yale yam6)

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Japanese[edit]

Kanji[edit]

(grade 6 “Kyōiku” kanji)

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Readings[edit]


Korean[edit]

Hanja[edit]

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

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Mandarin[edit]

Hanzi[edit]

(simplified , Pinyin rèn (ren4), Wade-Giles jen4)

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Vietnamese[edit]

Han character[edit]

(nhẫm)

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