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See also:
U+5370, 印
CJK UNIFIED IDEOGRAPH-5370

[U+536F]
CJK Unified Ideographs
[U+5371]

Translingual[edit]

Stroke order
6 strokes

Han character[edit]

(radical 26, +4 in traditional Chinese, 卩+3 in mainland China, 6 strokes in traditional Chinese, 5 strokes in mainland China, cangjie input 竹心尸中 (HPSL), four-corner 77720, composition𠀉(JK) or ⿻(GHT))

References[edit]

  • KangXi: page 159, character 10
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 2848
  • Dae Jaweon: page 363, character 16
  • Hanyu Da Zidian (first edition): volume 1, page 312, character 2
  • Unihan data for U+5370

Chinese[edit]

simp. and trad.

Glyph origin[edit]

Historical forms of the character
Shang Western Zhou Warring States Shuowen Jiezi (compiled in Han) Liushutong (compiled in Ming)
Oracle bone script Bronze inscriptions Chu Slip and silk script Small seal script Transcribed ancient scripts
印-oracle.svg 印-bronze.svg 印-silk.svg 印-seal.svg 印-bigseal.svg

Pictogram (象形): a hand suppressing a kneeling person.

According to 羅振玉 in its book 《增訂殷墟書契考釋》(1915), the character is an ideogram of a hand suppressing a kneeling person. The character (to suppress) was used to preserve the original meaning.

Etymology 1[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]


Note:
  • yìnr - “mark; print; trace”.
  • Cantonese
  • Hakka
  • Note:
    • yin - literary;
    • yang - vernacular.
  • Jin
  • Min Dong
  • Min Nan
  • Wu

    Rime
    Character
    Reading # 1/1
    Initial () (34)
    Final () (43)
    Tone (調) Departing (H)
    Openness (開合) Open
    Division () III
    Fanqie
    Reconstructions
    Zhengzhang
    Shangfang
    /ʔiɪnH/
    Pan
    Wuyun
    /ʔinH/
    Shao
    Rongfen
    /ʔjenH/
    Edwin
    Pulleyblank
    /ʔinH/
    Li
    Rong
    /ʔiĕnH/
    Wang
    Li
    /ĭĕnH/
    Bernard
    Karlgren
    /ʔi̯ĕnH/
    Expected
    Mandarin
    Reflex
    yìn
    BaxterSagart system 1.1 (2014)
    Character
    Reading # 1/1
    Modern
    Beijing
    (Pinyin)
    yìn
    Middle
    Chinese
    ‹ "jinH ›
    Old
    Chinese
    /*[ʔ]iŋ-s/
    English seal

    Notes for Old Chinese notations in the Baxter–Sagart system:

    * Parentheses "()" indicate uncertain presence;
    * Square brackets "[]" indicate uncertain identity, e.g. *[t] as coda may in fact be *-t or *-p;
    * Angle brackets "<>" indicate infix;
    * Hyphen "-" indicates morpheme boundary;

    * Period "." indicates syllable boundary.
    Zhengzhang system (2003)
    Character
    Reading # 1/1
    No. 15322
    Phonetic
    component
    Rime
    group
    Rime
    subdivision
    2
    Corresponding
    MC rime
    Old
    Chinese
    /*qiŋs/

    Definitions[edit]

    1. stamp; seal
    2. trace; mark; sign
    3. imprint
    4. to tally
    5. to engrave
    6. (computing) to print
    7. Short for 印度 (Yìndù, “India”).
    8. Short for 印度尼西亞印度尼西亚 (Yìndùníxīyà, “Indonesia”).
    See also[edit]

    Compounds[edit]

    Descendants[edit]

    Sino-Xenic ():
    • Japanese: (いん) (in)
    • Korean: (, in)
    • Vietnamese: ấn ()

    Others:

    • Vietnamese: in (, to print)

    Etymology 2[edit]

    For pronunciation and definitions of – see (“to press down; to keep down; to repress; to suppress; to restrain; to restrict; etc.”).
    (This character, , is a variant form of .)

    Japanese[edit]

    Kanji[edit]

    (grade 4 “Kyōiku” kanji)

    Readings[edit]

    Etymology 1[edit]

    Kanji in this term
    いん
    Grade: 4
    on’yomi

    From Middle Chinese (MC ʔiɪnH).

    Pronunciation[edit]

    Affix[edit]

    (いん) (in

    1. stamp; seal
    2. trace; mark; sign
    3. printing
    4. Short for 印度 (Indo, India).
    Derived terms[edit]

    Noun[edit]

    (いん) (in

    1. stamp; seal
    2. (Buddhism) This term needs a translation to English. Please help out and add a translation, then remove the text {{rfdef}}.
    Derived terms[edit]

    Etymology 2[edit]

    Kanji in this term
    しるし
    Grade: 4
    kun’yomi
    For pronunciation and definitions of – see the following entry.
    しるし
    [noun] mark, sign, indication, symbol
    Alternative spellings
    , , ,
    (This term, , is an alternative spelling of the above term.)

    Etymology 3[edit]

    Kanji in this term
    じるし
    Grade: 4
    kun’yomi
    For pronunciation and definitions of – see じるし.
    (This term, , is an alternative spelling of the above terms.)

    (The following entry is uncreated: じるし.)

    Etymology 4[edit]

    Kanji in this term
    かね
    Grade: 4
    kun’yomi
    For pronunciation and definitions of – see かね.
    (This term, , is an alternative spelling of the above terms.)

    (The following entry is uncreated: かね.)

    References[edit]

    1. ^ 2006, 大辞林 (Daijirin), Third Edition (in Japanese), Tōkyō: Sanseidō, →ISBN

    Korean[edit]

    Hanja[edit]

    (eum (in))

    1. This term needs a translation to English. Please help out and add a translation, then remove the text {{rfdef}}.

    Vietnamese[edit]

    Han character[edit]

    : Hán Nôm readings: ấn, in, ắng

    1. Hán tự form of ấn (to press).
    2. Hán tự form of in (to print).