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Translingual[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Ideogrammic compound (會意):  +  (fire)

Han character[edit]

(radical 86 +4, 8 strokes, cangjie input 火火 (FF), four-corner 90809, composition火)

  1. flame, blaze
  2. hot

References[edit]

  • KangXi: page 667, character 13
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 18910
  • Dae Jaweon: page 1076, character 21
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 3, page 2193, character 6
  • Unihan data for U+708E

Cantonese[edit]

Hanzi[edit]

(Yale yim4)


Japanese[edit]

Kanji[edit]

(common “Jōyō” kanji)

Readings[edit]

Compounds[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

ponopo > ɸonoɸo > ɸonowo > honoo > honoː. A compound of ho (fire) + no (genitive) + ho (ear, head).

Noun[edit]

(hiragana ほのお, historical hiragana ほのほ, romaji honō)

  1. flame; blaze
    • 1079: Konkōmyō Saishōōkyō Ongi (page 5 (front))
      保乃保

Suffix[edit]

(hiragana えん, romaji -en)

  1. (medicine) -itis, an inflammation

References[edit]

  • 1979 [1079], Hiroshi Tsukishima, Kojisho Ongi Shūsei 12: Konkōmyō Saishōōkyō Ongi (in Japanese), Tōkyō: Kyūko Shoin, ISBN 4-7629-3099-7:

Korean[edit]

Hanja[edit]

(yeom) (hangeul [[]], revised yeom, McCune-Reischauer yŏm, Yale yem)


Mandarin[edit]

Hanzi[edit]

(Pinyin yán (yan2), Wade-Giles yen2)

Compounds[edit]


Vietnamese[edit]

Han character[edit]

(viêm, văn)