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Translingual[edit]

Etymology[edit]

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

Han character[edit]

(radical 162 +10, 14 strokes, cangjie input 卜土口女 (YGRV), four-corner 34303, composition)

  1. distant, remote, far
  2. profound

Descendants[edit]

References[edit]

  • KangXi: page 1263, character 12
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 39047
  • Dae Jaweon: page 1757, character 15
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 6, page 3869, character 7
  • Unihan data for U+9060

Cantonese[edit]

Hanzi[edit]

(simplified , Jyutping jyun5, Yale yun5)

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Japanese[edit]

Kanji[edit]

(grade 2 “Kyōiku” kanji)

  1. distant
  2. far

Readings[edit]

Compounds[edit]

  • 遠称 (えんしょう, enshō)
  • 遠心力 (えんしんりょく, enshinryoku)
  • 遠征 (えんせい, ensei)
  • 遠足 (えんそく, ensoku)
  • 遠方 (えんぽう, enpō)
  • 遠来 (えんらい, enrai)
  • 遠慮 (えんりょ, enryo)
  • 久遠 (くおん, kuon)
  • 深遠 (しんえん, shin'en)
  • 遠江 (とうとうみ, tōtōmi)

Korean[edit]

Hanja[edit]

(won) (hangeul , revised won, McCune-Reischauer wŏn, Yale wen)

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Mandarin[edit]

Hanzi[edit]

(simplified , Pinyin yuǎn (yuan3), yuàn (yuan4), Wade-Giles yüan3, yüan4)

Adjective[edit]

(traditional, Pinyin yuǎn, simplified )

  1. distant, remote, far
  2. profound

Verb[edit]

(traditional, Pinyin yuàn, simplified )

  1. (literary) to distance oneself from

Proper noun[edit]

(traditional, Pinyin yuàn, simplified )

  1. A surname​.

References[edit]

  • "" (in Mandarin/English), MDBG English to Chinese dictionary ( Based on CC-CEDICT ). URL accessed on 2014-02-22.

Vietnamese[edit]

Han character[edit]

(viễn, vẻn, viển, vỏn)

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