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U+5186, 円
CJK UNIFIED IDEOGRAPH-5186

[U+5185]
CJK Unified Ideographs
[U+5187]
See also: and

Translingual[edit]

Japanese stroke order
円-jbw.png
Traditional
Shinjitai
Simplified

Etymology[edit]

Japanese simplification of , via a simplified character similar to 𠮚.[1]

Han character[edit]

(radical 13 +2, 4 strokes, cangjie input 月卜 (BY) or 月中一 (BLM), composition)

References[edit]

  • KangXi: not present, would follow page 128, character 35
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 1513
  • Dae Jaweon: page 289, character 17
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 1, page 96, character 18
  • Unihan data for U+5186
  1. ^ Toshinobu Sakaida, 円(圓)の異体字

Chinese[edit]

For pronunciation and definitions of – see .
(This character, , is a variant form of .)

Japanese[edit]

Kanji[edit]

(grade 1 “Kyōiku” kanjishinjitai kanji, kyūjitai form )

Readings[edit]

Compounds[edit]

Etymology[edit]

(Yen) from Mandarin (yuán "circle" >"round coin") referring to the piece of eight (compare Mandarin yuán , Korean won ).

Noun[edit]

‎(shinjitai kanji, kyūjitai kanji , hiragana えん, romaji en, historical hiragana ゑん)

  1. (mathematics) circle
  2. yen (the Japanese currency)

Derived terms[edit]

See also[edit]

Noun[edit]

‎(hiragana まる, romaji maru)

  1. circle, ring

Korean[edit]

Hanja in this term

Hanja[edit]

‎(en) (hangeul )

  1. hanja for names[1][2]

Usage notes[edit]

This is the only character whose pronunciation is from modern Japanese, not from Classical Chinese.

References[edit]

  1. ^ 인명용 한자표
  2. ^ , 한자사전