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Translingual[edit]

Etymology[edit]

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

Han character[edit]

(radical 159 +13, 20 strokes, cangjie input 十十田中女 (JJWLV), four-corner 56032)

  1. tear asunder between chariots

References[edit]

  • KangXi: page 1249, character 10
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 38551
  • Dae Jaweon: page 1728, character 1
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 5, page 3558, character 11
  • Unihan data for U+8F58

Cantonese[edit]

Hanzi[edit]

(Jyutping waan6, Yale waan6)

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Japanese[edit]

Kanji[edit]

(uncommon “Hyōgai” kanji)

  1. tearing someone in two by tying their legs to two carts moving in opposite directions (form of medieval punishment)

Readings[edit]


Korean[edit]

Hanja[edit]

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

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Mandarin[edit]

Hanzi[edit]

(Pinyin huàn (huan4), Wade-Giles huan4)

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