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Translingual[edit]

Etymology[edit]

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

Han character[edit]

(radical 162 +13, 17 strokes, cangjie input 卜田中女 (YWLV), four-corner 36303, composition)

  1. still, yet, also, besides
  2. to return
  3. a surname

References[edit]

  • KangXi: page 1266, character 23
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 39174
  • Dae Jaweon: page 1764, character 12
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 6, page 3888, character 2
  • Unihan data for U+9084

Chinese[edit]

simpl.
trad.

Pronunciation[edit]


Middle Chinese pronunciation (, reconstructed)
Character (還), Pronunciation (1/2)

Initial: 匣 (33)
Final: 刪
Division: II

Openness: Closed
Tone: Level (Ø)

Fanqie: 戸關切
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
Bernard
Karlgren
Li
Rong
Pan
Wuyun
Edwin
Pulleyblank
Wang
Li
Shao
Rongfen
/ɦɣuan/ /ɣwan/ /ɣuan/ /ɦʷɯan/ /ɦwaɨn/ /ɣwan/ /ɣuɐn/
Character (還), Pronunciation (2/2)

Initial: 邪 (17)
Final: 仙
Division: III

Openness: Closed
Tone: Level (Ø)

Fanqie: 似宣切
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
Bernard
Karlgren
Li
Rong
Pan
Wuyun
Edwin
Pulleyblank
Wang
Li
Shao
Rongfen
/ziuᴇn/ /zi̯wɛn/ /ziuɛn/ /zʷiɛn/ /zwian/ /zĭwɛn/ /zjuæn/
Old Chinese pronunciation (, reconstructed)
Baxter-Sagart system (2011)
Character Modern Beijing
(Pinyin)
Middle Chinese Old Chinese English
huán ‹ hwæn › /*ɢʷˁren {*[ɢ]ʷˁren}/ agile
xuán ‹ zjwen › /*s-ɢʷen {*s-[ɢ]ʷen}/ agile
xuán ‹ zjwen › /*s-ɢʷen {*s-[ɢ]ʷen}/ turn round, return
Zhengzhang system (2003)
Character No. Phonetic
component
Rime
group
Rime
subdivision
Corresponding
MC rime
Old Chinese Notes
16230 1 /*ɡʷraːn/
16244 1 /*sɢʷan/

Adverb[edit]

  1. (Beginning Mandarin) still; yet
  2. (Beginning Mandarin) even more
  3. (Beginning Mandarin) passably

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

  1. (Beginning Mandarin) to return; to go (or come) back
  2. (Beginning Mandarin) to return; to repay

References[edit]


Japanese[edit]

Kanji[edit]

(common “Jōyō” kanji)

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Readings[edit]


Korean[edit]

Hanja[edit]

(hwan, seon) (hangeul , , revised hwan, seon, McCune-Reischauer hwan, sŏn, Yale hwan, sen)

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Vietnamese[edit]

Han character[edit]

(hoàn)

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