同人

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Chinese[edit]

 
like; same; similar
like; same; similar; together; alike; with
man; person; people
simp. and trad.
(同人)
alternative forms 同仁 colleague

Pronunciation[edit]



Rime
Character
Reading # 1/1 1/1
Initial () (7) (38)
Final () (1) (43)
Tone (調) Level (Ø) Level (Ø)
Openness (開合) Open Open
Division () I III
Fanqie
Reconstructions
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
/duŋ/ /ȵiɪn/
Pan
Wuyun
/duŋ/ /ȵin/
Shao
Rongfen
/duŋ/ /ȵʑjen/
Edwin
Pulleyblank
/dəwŋ/ /ȵin/
Li
Rong
/duŋ/ /ȵiĕn/
Wang
Li
/duŋ/ /ȵʑĭĕn/
Bernard
Karlgren
/dʱuŋ/ /ȵʑi̯ĕn/
Expected
Mandarin
Reflex
tóng rén
Expected
Cantonese
Reflex
tung4 jan4
BaxterSagart system 1.1 (2014)
Character
Reading # 1/1 1/1
Modern
Beijing
(Pinyin)
tóng rén
Middle
Chinese
‹ duwng › ‹ nyin ›
Old
Chinese
/*lˁoŋ/ /*ni[ŋ]/
English together, join (other) person

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 1/1
No. 12446 10800
Phonetic
component
Rime
group
Rime
subdivision
0 1
Corresponding
MC rime
Old
Chinese
/*doːŋ/ /*njin/
Notes

Noun[edit]

同人

  1. the thirteenth hexagram of the I Ching, known as "Concording People": ☰☲
  2. colleague; fellow worker, person of the same belief or conviction; coterie
  3. fan-made creations; doujin (articles, pictures, music or games recreated by fans of a particular work)
  4. (neologism, slang) homosexual person
  5. (literally) same person

Derived terms[edit]


Japanese[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Kanji in this term
どう
Grade: 2
じん
Grade: 1
on’yomi

From Middle Chinese 同人. Compare modern Mandarin 同人 (tóngrén).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

(どう)(じん) (dōjin

  1. the same person
  2. that person, the same person as previously mentioned
  3. a person or persons of the same interests or passions: a coterie or a member of a coterie, a fan
  4. a scholar or scholars belonging to the same school of thought
  5. the thirteenth hexagram of the I Ching, known as "Concording People": ☰☲
  6. (attributive) indie; self-published; doujin
Derived terms[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

Kanji in this term
どう
Grade: 2
にん
Grade: 1
on’yomi

Same as above, only using the older goon reading of nin for (rén).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

(どう)(にん) (dōnin

  1. the same person
  2. that person, the same person as previously mentioned
  3. (rare) a person or persons of the same interests or passions: a coterie or a member of a coterie, a fan
Usage notes[edit]

Generally speaking, the dōnin reading appears to be used less often than dōjin. Note also that dōnin has fewer senses.[1][2]

Derived terms[edit]

References[edit]

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 2006, 大辞林 (Daijirin), Third Edition (in Japanese), Tōkyō: Sanseidō, →ISBN
  2. ^ 1988, 国語大辞典(新装版) (Kokugo Dai Jiten, Revised Edition) (in Japanese), Tōkyō: Shogakukan