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See also: 𫛚

Translingual[edit]

Han character[edit]

(radical 196 +4, 15 strokes, cangjie input 一廿竹日火 (MTHAF), four-corner 17427, composition)

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References[edit]

  • KangXi: page 1483, character 23
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 46706
  • Dae Jaweon: page 2015, character 23
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 7, page 4617, character 13
  • Unihan data for U+9CFD

Chinese[edit]

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trad.
simp. 𫛚

Etymology[edit]

The left component of this character was originally , and this was an ancient name for the Chinese pond heron. The jiān reading comes from the original left component. The left component has been substituted for in both traditional and simplified Chinese. Mainland ornithologists have used this character in naming bitterns and certain other few species of heron, and have given it the reading yán.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

  1. bittern, and certain other few species of heron
Compounds[edit]

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