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Translingual[edit]

Stroke order
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Etymology[edit]

Pictogram (象形): gate

Also Simplified from in some characters, such as .

Han character[edit]

(radical 169 +0, 8 strokes, cangjie input 日弓 (AN), four-corner 77777)

  1. gate, door, entrance, opening

Derived terms[edit]

References[edit]

  • KangXi: page 1329, character 53
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 41208
  • Dae Jaweon: page 1833, character 38
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 7, page 4281, character 1
  • Unihan data for U+9580

Chinese[edit]

simpl.
trad.

Pronunciation[edit]


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

Initial: 明 (4)
Final: 魂
Division: I

Openness: Closed
Tone: Level (Ø)

Fanqie: 莫奔切
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
Bernard
Karlgren
Li
Rong
Pan
Wuyun
Edwin
Pulleyblank
Wang
Li
Shao
Rongfen
/muən/ /muən/ /muən/ /muon/ /mwən/ /muən/ /muən/
Old Chinese pronunciation (, reconstructed)
Baxter-Sagart system (2011)
Character Modern Beijing
(Pinyin)
Middle Chinese Old Chinese English
mén ‹ mwon › /*mˁən {*mˁə[n]}/ gate, door
Zhengzhang system (2003)
Character No. Phonetic
component
Rime
group
Rime
subdivision
Corresponding
MC rime
Old Chinese Notes
8960 1 /*mɯːn/

Noun[edit]

  1. gate, door, entrance, opening
  2. valve, switch
  3. way of doing something, knack
    门路 (門路)
  4. family
  5. (religious) sect, school of thought
    佛门 (佛門)
    摩门 (摩門)
  6. class, category
  7. classifier for large guns
  8. classifier for lessons, subjects, branches of technology, languages

Proper noun[edit]

  1. a Chinese surname

References[edit]


Japanese[edit]

Ryakuji for 門. Compare derived ryakuji for and , and simplified .

Kanji[edit]

(grade 2 “Kyōiku” kanji)

Readings[edit]

Compounds[edit]

Noun[edit]

(hiragana もん, romaji mon)

  1. gate

Noun[edit]

(hiragana かど, romaji kado)

  1. gate

Korean[edit]

Hanja[edit]

(mun)
Eumhun:

  • Sound (hangeul):  (revised: mun, McCune-Reischauer: mun, Yale: mwun)
  • Name (hangeul):  (revised: mun, McCune-Reischauer: mun, Yale: mwun)
  1. gate, door, gateway, portal

Vietnamese[edit]

Han character[edit]

(môn, món, mon, cao)

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