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U+4EDE, 仞
CJK UNIFIED IDEOGRAPH-4EDE

[U+4EDD]
CJK Unified Ideographs
[U+4EDF]

Translingual[edit]

Han character[edit]

(radical 9 +3, 5 strokes, cangjie input 人尸竹戈 (OSHI), four-corner 27220, composition)

References[edit]

  • KangXi: page 93, character 4
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 379
  • Dae Jaweon: page 197, character 1
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 1, page 115, character 7
  • Unihan data for U+4EDE

Chinese[edit]

simp. and trad.

Glyph origin[edit]

Historical forms of the character
Small seal script
仞-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).
Characters in the same phonetic series () (Zhengzhang, 2003) 
Old Chinese
*nɯːnʔ, *njɯnʔ
*nɯn
*njɯnʔ
*njɯnʔ
*njɯns
*njɯns, *njɯŋs
*njɯns
*njɯns
*njɯns
*njɯns
*njɯns
*njɯns
*njɯns

Pronunciation[edit]


Rime
Character
Reading # 1/1
Initial () (38)
Final () (43)
Tone (調) Departing (H)
Openness (開合) Open
Division () III
Fanqie
Reconstructions
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
/ȵiɪnH/
Pan
Wuyun
/ȵinH/
Shao
Rongfen
/ȵʑjenH/
Edwin
Pulleyblank
/ȵinH/
Li
Rong
/ȵiĕnH/
Wang
Li
/ȵʑĭĕnH/
Bernard
Karlgren
/ȵʑi̯ĕnH/
Expected
Mandarin
Reflex
rèn
Zhengzhang system (2003)
Character
Reading # 1/1
No. 10833
Phonetic
component
Rime
group
Rime
subdivision
1
Corresponding
MC rime
Old
Chinese
/*njɯns/

Definitions[edit]

  1. (historical) a unit of measure, which had been defined to be 8 chi, 7 chi, 5 chi 6 cun, and 4 chi
  2. to fathom; to measure depth or height
  3. Alternative form of (rèn, “blade; sword; knife”).
  4. Alternative form of (rèn, “to fill; full”).
  5. Alternative form of (rèn, “to recognize”).
  6. Alternative form of (rěn, “to endure”).
  7. Alternative form of (rèn, “strong, tough”).
  8. (historical) a place in Chu during the Spring and Autumn period

Compounds[edit]

References[edit]

  • 諸橋轍次 (Morohashi Tetsuji), chief ed. 大漢和辞典 (Dai Kan-Wa Jiten, “Comprehensive Chinese–Japanese Dictionary”). 13 vols. 1955–1960. Revised and enlarged ed. 1984–1986. Tokyo: Taishukan.

Japanese[edit]

Kanji[edit]

(uncommon “Hyōgai” kanji)

Readings[edit]

Noun[edit]

(hiragana じん, rōmaji jin)

  1. ren, ancient Chinese unit of measure

Korean[edit]

Hanja[edit]

(in) (hangeul , revised in, McCune-Reischauer in)

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