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Translingual[edit]

Han character[edit]

(radical 159 +4, 11 strokes, cangjie input 十十弓人 (JJNO), four-corner 57082, composition)

  1. soft, flexible, pliable
  2. weak

References[edit]

  • KangXi: page 1240, character 26
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 38213
  • Dae Jaweon: page 1716, character 21
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 5, page 3518, character 15
  • Unihan data for U+8EDF

Chinese[edit]

simpl.
trad.

Pronunciation[edit]


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

Initial: 日 (38)
Final: 仙
Division: III

Openness: Closed
Tone: Rising (X)

Fanqie: 而兖切
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
Bernard
Karlgren
Li
Rong
Pan
Wuyun
Edwin
Pulleyblank
Wang
Li
Shao
Rongfen
/ȵiuᴇnX/ /ȵʑi̯wɛnX/ /ȵiuɛnX/ /ȵʷiɛnX/ /ȵwianX/ /ȵʑĭwɛnX/ /ȵʑjuænX/
Old Chinese pronunciation (, reconstructed)
Zhengzhang system (2003)
Character No. Phonetic
component
Rime
group
Rime
subdivision
Corresponding
MC rime
Old Chinese Notes
10902 3 /*njonʔ/ 俗輭字,集韻正體從㞋聲

Japanese[edit]

Kanji[edit]

(common “Jōyō” kanji)

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Readings[edit]


Korean[edit]

Hanja[edit]

(yeon) (hangeul , revised yeon, McCune-Reischauer yŏn, Yale yen)

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Vietnamese[edit]

Han character[edit]

(nhuyễn, nhiễn, nhũn, nhung)

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