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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

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

Pronunciation[edit]


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

Initial: (5)
Final: (61)
Tone: Rising (X)

Openness: Open
Division: I
Fanqie:

Expected Mandarin reflex: dǎn
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
Pan
Wuyun
Shao
Rongfen
Edwin
Pulleyblank
Li
Rong
Wang
Li
Bernard
Karlgren
/tɑnX/ /tɑnX/ /tɑnX/ /tanX/ /tɑnX/ /tɑnX/ /tɑnX/
Old Chinese pronunciation (, reconstructed)
Baxter-Sagart system 1.1 (2014)
Character Modern Beijing
(Pinyin)
Middle Chinese Old Chinese English
dǎn ‹ tanX › /*tˤanʔ/ 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 No. Phonetic
component
Rime
group
Rime
subdivision
Corresponding
MC rime
Old Chinese Notes
2047 1 /*taːnʔ/

Definitions[edit]

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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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