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Translingual[edit]

Stroke order
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Etymology[edit]

Ideogrammic compound (會意):  (man) +  (cow) – man and cow form a unit.

Han character[edit]

(radical 9 +4, 6 strokes, cangjie input 人竹手 (OHQ), four-corner 25200, composition)

  1. numerary adjunct for article
  2. item
  3. matter

References[edit]

  • KangXi: page 94, character 18
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 410
  • Dae Jaweon: page 200, character 9
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 1, page 122, character 3
  • Unihan data for U+4EF6

Cantonese[edit]

Hanzi[edit]

(Jyutping gin6, Yale gin6)


Japanese[edit]

Kanji[edit]

(grade 5 “Kyōiku” kanji)

Readings[edit]

Compounds[edit]

Noun[edit]

(hiragana けん, romaji ken)

  1. case
  2. matter
  3. subject

(hiragana くだん, romaji kudan)

件 (くだり, kudari)
  1. example
  2. precedent
    • 件の[]
    •  :くだんの[ひと]
    •  :kudan no [hito]
    •  :the [person] in question; the said [person]

Korean[edit]

Hanja[edit]

(geon) (hangeul , revised geon, McCune-Reischauer kŏn)


Mandarin[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Hanzi[edit]

(Pinyin jiàn (jian4), Wade-Giles chien4)


Vietnamese[edit]

Han character[edit]

(kiện, kịn, kẹn)

References[edit]