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Translingual[edit]

Han character[edit]

(radical 8 +11, 13 strokes, cangjie input 卜田口一 (YWRM), four-corner 00106, composition (GTJ) or ⿱ (K))

  1. sincere
  2. real, true
  3. truth

Derived characters[edit]

References[edit]


Chinese[edit]

simp. and trad.

Glyph origin[edit]

Historical forms of the character
Large seal script Small seal script
亶-bigseal.svg 亶-seal.svg



References:

Mostly from Richard Sears' Chinese Etymology site (authorisation),
which in turn draws data from various collections of ancient forms of Chinese characters, including:

  • Shuowen Jiezi (small seal),
  • Jinwen Bian (bronze inscriptions),
  • Liushutong (large seal) and
  • Xu Jiaguwen Bian (oracle bone script).

Phono-semantic compound (形聲, OC *taːnʔ): semantic  + phonetic  ‎(OC *taːns)

Pronunciation[edit]



Rime
Character
Reading # 1/1
Initial () (5)
Final () (61)
Tone (調) Rising (X)
Openness (開合) Open
Division () I
Fanqie
Reconstructions
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
/tɑnX/
Pan
Wuyun
/tɑnX/
Shao
Rongfen
/tɑnX/
Edwin
Pulleyblank
/tanX/
Li
Rong
/tɑnX/
Wang
Li
/tɑnX/
Bernard
Karlgren
/tɑnX/
Expected
Mandarin
Reflex
dǎn
Baxter-Sagart system 1.1 (2014)
Character
Reading # 1/1
Modern
Beijing
(Pinyin)
dǎn
Middle
Chinese
‹ tanX ›
Old
Chinese
/*tˤanʔ/
English sincere, truly

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
Reading # 1/1
No. 2047
Phonetic
component
Rime
group
Rime
subdivision
1
Corresponding
MC rime
Old
Chinese
/*taːnʔ/

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Japanese[edit]

Kanji[edit]

(uncommon “Hyōgai” kanji)

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Readings[edit]


Korean[edit]

Hanja[edit]

‎(dan, seon) (hangeul , , revised dan, seon, McCune-Reischauer tan, sŏn, Yale tan, sen)

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Vietnamese[edit]

Han character[edit]

(đàn)

  1. A surname​.

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