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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

Chinese[edit]

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simp. and trad.

Pronunciation[edit]


Definitions[edit]

  1. document; letter
      ―  wénjiàn  ―  document, file
    /   ―  yóujiàn  ―  mail
      ―  xìnjiàn  ―  letter
    /   ―  zhèngjiàn  ―  certificate, document, ID
  2. item; component
      ―  jiàn  ―  parts, components
      ―  língjiàn  ―  part, component
      ―  bèijiàn  ―  spare part
      ―  ruǎnjiàn  ―  software

Classifier[edit]

  1. classifier for events
  2. classifier for clothes
    衬衫  ―  jiàn chènshān  ―  a shirt
  3. classifier for things
    东西  ―  jiàn dōngxī  ―  a thing

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)

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  1. example
  2. precedent
  3. kudan; half-human, half-ox mythical creature

‎(hiragana くだり, romaji kudari)

  1. clause, passage, paragraph
  2. precedent (see 件[くだん] [2])

Korean[edit]

Hanja[edit]

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

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Vietnamese[edit]

Han character[edit]

(kiện, kịn, kẹn)

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