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See also:
U+50CA, 僊
CJK UNIFIED IDEOGRAPH-50CA

[U+50C9]
CJK Unified Ideographs
[U+50CB]

Translingual[edit]

Han character[edit]

(radical 9 +11, 13 strokes, cangjie input 人一田山 (OMWU), four-corner 21212, composition (TK) or ⿰ (GJ))

Related characters[edit]

  • (currently used in both traditional and simplified Chinese to replace the archaic form 僊)

References[edit]

  • KangXi: page 115, character 29
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 1055
  • Dae Jaweon: page 246, character 15
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 1, page 209, character 2
  • Unihan data for U+50CA

Chinese[edit]

Glyph origin[edit]

Historical forms of the character


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 (Liushutong characters) and
  • Yinxu Jiaguwen Bian (oracle bone script).
Characters in the same phonetic series () (Zhengzhang, 2003) 
Old Chinese
*sʰen
*sʰen
*sʰen
*sen
*sen, *seːn
*seːn

Etymology 1[edit]

For pronunciation and definitions of – see (“xian; fairy; celestial being; etc.”).
(This character, , is a variant form of .)

Etymology 2[edit]

For pronunciation and definitions of – see (“to ascend; to go up; to promote; to be promoted; etc.”).
(This character, , is a variant form of .)

Japanese[edit]

Kanji[edit]

(uncommon “Hyōgai” kanji)

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Readings[edit]


Korean[edit]

Hanja[edit]

(seon) (hangeul , revised seon, McCune-Reischauer sŏn)

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Vietnamese[edit]

Han character[edit]

(tiên)

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References[edit]