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Translingual[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

Phono-semantic compound (形聲): semantic  (metal) + phonetic  – lead is a kind of metal.

Han character[edit]

(radical 167 +5, 13 strokes, cangjie input 金金口 (CCR), 金竹弓口 (CHNR), four-corner 88160)

  1. lead (metal); (chemical element) Pb

Note: The top-right part can be either , , or .

Related characters[edit]

Descendants[edit]

References[edit]

  • KangXi: page 1301, character 18
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 40310
  • Dae Jaweon: page 1803, character 19
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 6, page 4189, character 1
  • Unihan data for U+925B

Cantonese[edit]

Hanzi[edit]

(simplified , Jyutping jyun4, Yale yun4)

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Japanese[edit]

Kanji[edit]

(common “Jōyō” kanji)

Readings[edit]

Compounds[edit]

Noun[edit]

(uncountable, hiragana なまり, romaji namari)

  1. lead (metal); Pb

Korean[edit]

Hanja[edit]

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

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Mandarin[edit]

Hanzi[edit]

(simplified , Pinyin qiān (qian1), yán (yan2), Wade-Giles ch'ien1, yen2)

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Noun[edit]

(traditional, Pinyin qiān, simplified )

  1. (chemistry) lead (Pb)