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Translingual[edit]

Etymology[edit]

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

Han character[edit]

(radical 195 +12, 23 strokes, cangjie input 弓火火木手 (NFFDQ), four-corner 29359, composition)

  1. fish scales

References[edit]

  • KangXi: page 1478, character 22
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 46502
  • Dae Jaweon: page 2010, character 1
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 7, page 4715, character 1
  • Unihan data for U+9C57

Chinese[edit]

simpl.
trad.

Pronounciation[edit]


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

Initial: 來 (37)
Final: 眞
Division: III

Openness: Open
Tone: Level (Ø)

Fanqie: 力珍切
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
Bernard
Karlgren
Li
Rong
Pan
Wuyun
Edwin
Pulleyblank
Wang
Li
Shao
Rongfen
/liɪn/ /li̯ĕn/ /liĕn/ /lin/ /lin/ /lĭĕn/ /ljen/
Old Chinese pronunciation (, reconstructed)
Baxter-Sagart system 1.1 (2014)
Character Modern Beijing
(Pinyin)
Middle Chinese Old Chinese English
lín ‹ lin › /*C.r[əә][n]/ scale of fish or reptile

Notes for Old Chinese notations in the Baxter-Sagart system:

  • Parentheses "()" indicate uncertain presence;
  • Square brackets "[]" indicate uncertain identity, e.g. *[t] as coda may in fact be *-t or *-p;
  • Angle brackets "<>" indicate infix;
  • Hyphen "-" indicates morpheme boundary;
  • Period "." indicates syllable boundary.
Zhengzhang system (2003)
Character No. Phonetic
component
Rime
group
Rime
subdivision
Corresponding
MC rime
Old Chinese Notes
8202 1 /*rin/

Noun[edit]

  1. scale

Japanese[edit]

Kanji[edit]

(“Jinmeiyō” kanji used for names)

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Readings[edit]


Korean[edit]

Hanja[edit]

(rin, in) (hangeul , , revised rin, in, McCune-Reischauer rin, in, Yale lin, in)

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Min Nan[edit]

Hanzi[edit]

(TLPA lîn (lin5), lân (lan5))

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References[edit]


Okinawan[edit]

Kanji[edit]

(hiragana いりち, romaji irichi)

Noun[edit]

(hiragana いりち, romaji irichi)

  1. scale of fish or reptile
  2. dandruff

Vietnamese[edit]

Han character[edit]

(lân)

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