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Translingual[edit]

shinjitai

simplified

traditional

/

Etymology[edit]

Simplified from ().

Also Simplified from (elimination of and )

Phono-semantic compound (形聲): phonetic  + semantic  (money) – to help with money.

Han character[edit]

(radical 154 +12, 16 strokes, cangjie input 竹山月人 (HUBO), composition)

  1. to praise
  2. help, support, assist, aid, patronize

References[edit]


Chinese[edit]

simpl.
trad. /

Pronunciation[edit]


Old Chinese pronunciation (, reconstructed)
Baxter-Sagart system 1.1 (2014)
Character Modern Beijing
(Pinyin)
Middle Chinese Old Chinese English
zàn ‹ tsanH › /*tsˤarʔ-s/ assist

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
16514 1 /*ʔsaːns/

Verb[edit]

  1. to commend; to praise
  2. to aid; to assist

Compounds[edit]