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Translingual[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Phono-semantic compound (形聲): semantic  + phonetic 

Han character[edit]

(radical 170 +7, 10 strokes, cangjie input 弓中十一山 (NLJMU), four-corner 73211, composition)

  1. courtyard, yard, court
  2. school, institute

References[edit]

  • KangXi: page 1352, character 4
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 41665
  • Dae Jaweon: page 1854, character 1
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 6, page 4133, character 8
  • Unihan data for U+9662

Cantonese[edit]

Hanzi[edit]

(Jyutping jyun2, Yale yun2)

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Japanese[edit]

Kanji[edit]

(grade 3 “Kyōiku” kanji)

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Readings[edit]

Compounds[edit]

Noun[edit]

(hiragana いん, romaji in)

  1. (historical) Ex-emperor, ex-empress or entitled as equal-to-emperor/empress in cloister (derived from "mansion"; the highly nobles are not addressed directly, but with their residence as substitution)

Suffix[edit]

(hiragana いん, romaji -in)

  1. temple
  2. institution

Korean[edit]

Hanja[edit]

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

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Compounds[edit]


Mandarin[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Hanzi[edit]

(Pinyin yuàn (yuan4), Wade-Giles yüan4)

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Noun[edit]

(traditional and simplified, Pinyin yuàn)

  1. yard, courtyard
  2. public or government building
    医院 (醫院), 法院
  3. institution
    学院 (學院)

Compounds[edit]

References[edit]

  • "" (in Mandarin/English), MDBG English to Chinese dictionary ( Based on CC-CEDICT ). URL accessed on 2014-02-23.

Vietnamese[edit]

Han character[edit]

(viện)

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