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Translingual[edit]

Han character[edit]

(radical 18 +9, 11 strokes, cangjie input 廿月弓竹 (TBNH), four-corner 80227, composition)

  1. scissors
  2. cut, divide, separate

References[edit]

  • KangXi: page 142, character 13
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 2088
  • Dae Jaweon: page 322, character 1
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 1, page 347, character 9
  • Unihan data for U+526A

Chinese[edit]

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simp. and trad.

Pronunciation[edit]


Middle Chinese pronunciation (, reconstructed)
Character (剪), Pronunciation 1/1

Initial: 精 (13)
Final: 仙
Division: III

Openness: Open
Tone: Rising (X)

Fanqie: 即淺切
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
Bernard
Karlgren
Li
Rong
Pan
Wuyun
Edwin
Pulleyblank
Wang
Li
Shao
Rongfen
/t͡siᴇnX/ /t͡si̯ɛnX/ /t͡siɛnX/ /t͡siɛnX/ /t͡sianX/ /t͡sĭɛnX/ /t͡sjænX/
Old Chinese pronunciation (, reconstructed)
Zhengzhang system (2003)
Character No. Phonetic
component
Rime
group
Rime
subdivision
Corresponding
MC rime
Old Chinese Notes
10244 2 /*ʔslenʔ/ 原注翦俗字,但說文已列,剪實前之轉註字,翦反爲假借字

Verb[edit]

  1. to cut (paper, etc.)
    草機 / 草机  ―  jiǎncǎojī  ―  lawnmower (lit. grass-cutting machine)
      ―  jiǎndāo  ―  scissors (lit. cutting knife)

Derived terms[edit]


Japanese[edit]

Kanji[edit]

(uncommon “Hyōgai” kanji)

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Readings[edit]


Korean[edit]

Hanja[edit]

‎(jeon) (hangeul , revised jeon, McCune-Reischauer chŏn)

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Vietnamese[edit]

Han character[edit]

(tiễn, tiện)

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