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U+5257, 剗
CJK UNIFIED IDEOGRAPH-5257

[U+5256]
CJK Unified Ideographs
[U+5258]
See also:

Translingual[edit]

Han character[edit]

(radical 18 +8, 10 strokes, cangjie input 戈戈中弓 (IILN), composition)

  1. to pare
  2. to exterminate, to abolish
  3. spade

References[edit]

  • KangXi: page 141, character 5
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 2036
  • Dae Jaweon: page 320, character 12
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 1, page 343, character 19
  • Unihan data for U+5257

Chinese[edit]

trad. /
simp.

Glyph origin[edit]

Characters in the same phonetic series () (Zhengzhang, 2003) 
Old Chinese
*zlaːn, *zaːns
*zlaːn
*zlaːn, *saːns, *ʔslenʔ, *ʔsleːn, *sreːd
*zreːn, *zreːn, *zreːnʔ, *zraːns
*ʔsreːnʔ
*ʔsreːnʔ, *ʔljenʔ
*ʔsreːnʔ
*sʰreːnʔ
*zreːnʔ, *zraːns, *zrenʔ
*zreːnʔ, *zraːns
*zreːnʔ
*ʔslenʔ, *zlen
*ʔslenʔ, *zlenʔ
*ʔslenʔ, *ʔslens, *ʔsleːn
*sʰlenʔ, *ʔsleːn
*ʔsens, *ʔseːn
*zlenʔ
*zlenʔ, *zlens
*zlenʔ, *zlens
*zlens
*slens
*ʔsleːn
*ʔsleːn

Etymology[edit]

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Pronunciation[edit]



Rime
Character
Reading # 1/1
Initial () (19)
Final () (73)
Tone (調) Rising (X)
Openness (開合) Open
Division () II
Fanqie
Reconstructions
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
/t͡ʃʰˠɛnX/
Pan
Wuyun
/ʈ͡ʂʰᵚænX/
Shao
Rongfen
/t͡ʃʰænX/
Edwin
Pulleyblank
/ʈ͡ʂʰəɨnX/
Li
Rong
/t͡ʃʰɛnX/
Wang
Li
/t͡ʃʰænX/
Bernard
Karlgren
/ʈ͡ʂʰănX/
Expected
Mandarin
Reflex
chǎn
Zhengzhang system (2003)
Character
Reading # 1/1
No. 5987
Phonetic
component
Rime
group
Rime
subdivision
2
Corresponding
MC rime
Old
Chinese
/*sʰreːnʔ/
Notes

Definitions[edit]

  1. to root up, level off, raze (Alternative form of .)
  2. to destroy, abolish, exterminate剗滅刬灭

Compounds[edit]

Usage notes[edit]

In Taiwan (traditional Chinese) 剗 is considered as the variant form of . However, the official form is less widely used compared to 剗. In mainland China (simplified Chinese), 剗 is simplified to while (traditional variant of 剗) is considered a variant character of that is simplified to . In mainland China, /剗 carries the meaning of destroy/abolish/exterminate while (derived from /) means to shovel/level off/root up.


Japanese[edit]

Kanji[edit]

(uncommon “Hyōgai” kanji)

  1. to level off
  2. to trim
  3. to pare down

Readings[edit]


Korean[edit]

Hanja[edit]

(jan) (hangeul , revised jan, McCune-Reischauer chan)

  1. to level off
  2. to trim
  3. to pare down