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Translingual[edit]

Etymology[edit]

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

Han character[edit]

(radical 190 +13, 23 strokes, cangjie input 尸竹田中女 (SHWLV), four-corner 72732)

  1. dress hair in coiled knot
  2. maid

References[edit]

  • KangXi: page 1456, character 54
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 45596
  • Dae Jaweon: page 1988, character 18
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 7, page 4536, character 9
  • Unihan data for U+9B1F

Cantonese[edit]

Hanzi[edit]

(Yale waan4)


Japanese[edit]

Kanji[edit]

(uncommon “Hyōgai” kanji)

Readings[edit]


Korean[edit]

Hanja[edit]

(hwan) (hangeul , revised hwan, McCune-Reischauer hwan, Yale hwan)


Mandarin[edit]

Hanzi[edit]

(Pinyin huán (huan2), Wade-Giles huan2)