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Translingual[edit]

Etymology[edit]

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

A kind of fish.

Han character[edit]

(radical 195 +6, 17 strokes, cangjie input 弓火廿手 (NFTQ), four-corner 28351, composition)

  1. fresh, new, delicious
  2. rare, few

References[edit]

  • KangXi: page 1470, character 6
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 46133
  • Dae Jaweon: page 2002, character 25
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 7, page 4688, character 6
  • Unihan data for U+9BAE

Cantonese[edit]

Hanzi[edit]

(simplified , Jyutping sin1, sin2, Yale sin1, sin2)

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Japanese[edit]

Kanji[edit]

(common “Jōyō” kanji)

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Readings[edit]

Compounds[edit]

  • 鮮好 (せんこう, senkō)
  • 鮮少 (せんしょう, senshō)
  • 鮮色 (せんしょく, senshoku)
  • 鮮食 (せんしょく, senshoku)
  • 鮮飾 (せんしょく, senshoku)
  • 鮮新 (せんしん, senshin)
  • 鮮盛 (せんせい, sensei)
  • 鮮腆 (せんてん, senten)
  • 鮮白 (せんびゃく, senbyaku)
  • 鮮美 (せんび, senbi)

Korean[edit]

Hanja[edit]

(seon)
Eumhun:

  • Sound (hangeul):  (revised: seon, McCune-Reischauer: sŏn, Yale: sen)
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Mandarin[edit]

Hanzi[edit]

(simplified , Pinyin xiān (xian1), xiǎn (xian3), xiàn (xian4), Wade-Giles hsien1, hsien3, hsien4)

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Compounds[edit]


Vietnamese[edit]

Han character[edit]

(tiên)

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