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U+542B, 含
CJK UNIFIED IDEOGRAPH-542B

[U+542A]
CJK Unified Ideographs
[U+542C]

Translingual[edit]

Han character[edit]

(radical 30, +4, 7 strokes, cangjie input 人戈弓口 (OINR), four-corner 80602, composition)

Derived characters[edit]

References[edit]

  • KangXi: page 178, character 14
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 3350
  • Dae Jaweon: page 395, character 19
  • Hanyu Da Zidian (first edition): volume 1, page 592, character 1
  • Unihan data for U+542B

Chinese[edit]

trad.
simp. #
alternative forms

Glyph origin[edit]

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

Phono-semantic compound (形聲, OC *ɡɯːm): phonetic  (OC *krɯm) + semantic  (mouth).

Pronunciation 1[edit]


Note: hén - "to hold or keep; to hold or keep in the mouth".
Note:
  • gàng - vernacular;
  • hàng - literary.
  • Min Nan
  • Note:
    • kâm/kâⁿ - vernacular;
    • hâm - literary.
    Note:
    • kam5 - vernacular;
    • ham5 - literary.
  • Wu

    • Dialectal data
    Variety Location
    Mandarin Beijing /xan³⁵/
    Harbin /xan²⁴/
    Tianjin /xan⁴⁵/
    Jinan /xã⁴²/
    Qingdao /xã⁴²/
    Zhengzhou /xan⁴²/
    Xi'an /xã²⁴/
    Xining /xã²⁴/
    Yinchuan /xan⁵³/
    Lanzhou /xɛ̃n⁵³/
    Ürümqi /xan⁵¹/
    Wuhan /xan²¹³/
    Chengdu /xan³¹/
    Guiyang /xan²¹/
    Kunming /xã̠³¹/
    Nanjing /xaŋ²⁴/
    Hefei /xæ̃⁵⁵/
    Jin Taiyuan /xæ̃¹¹/
    Pingyao /xɑŋ¹³/
    Hohhot /xæ̃³¹/
    Wu Shanghai /ɦø²³/
    Suzhou /ɦø¹³/
    Hangzhou /ɦẽ̞²¹³/
    Wenzhou /ɦø³¹/
    /gaŋ³¹/
    Hui Shexian /xɛ⁴⁴/
    /kʰɛ⁴⁴/
    Tunxi
    Xiang Changsha /xan¹³/
    Xiangtan /ɦan¹²/
    Gan Nanchang /hɵn²⁴/
    Hakka Meixian /ham¹¹/
    Taoyuan /hɑm¹¹/
    Cantonese Guangzhou /hɐm²¹/
    Nanning /hɐm²¹/
    Hong Kong /hɐm²¹/
    Min Xiamen (Min Nan) /ham³⁵/
    /kam³⁵/
    Fuzhou (Min Dong) /kaŋ⁵³/
    Jian'ou (Min Bei) /aŋ²¹/
    Shantou (Min Nan) /ham⁵⁵/
    /kam⁵⁵/
    Haikou (Min Nan) /ham³¹/
    /kam³¹/

    Rime
    Character
    Reading # 1/1
    Initial () (33)
    Final () (159)
    Tone (調) Level (Ø)
    Openness (開合) Open
    Division () I
    Fanqie
    Reconstructions
    Zhengzhang
    Shangfang
    /ɦʌm/
    Pan
    Wuyun
    /ɦəm/
    Shao
    Rongfen
    /ɣɒm/
    Edwin
    Pulleyblank
    /ɦəm/
    Li
    Rong
    /ɣᴀm/
    Wang
    Li
    /ɣɒm/
    Bernard
    Karlgren
    /ɣăm/
    Expected
    Mandarin
    Reflex
    hán
    BaxterSagart system 1.1 (2014)
    Character
    Reading # 1/2
    Modern
    Beijing
    (Pinyin)
    hán
    Middle
    Chinese
    ‹ hom ›
    Old
    Chinese
    /*Cə-m-kˁ[ə]m/
    English hold in the mouth

    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. 6560
    Phonetic
    component
    Rime
    group
    Rime
    subdivision
    1
    Corresponding
    MC rime
    Old
    Chinese
    /*ɡɯːm/

    Definitions[edit]

    1. to hold or keep in the mouth
      / [Cantonese]  ―  ham4 zyu6 zi1 jin1 [Jyutping]  ―  to hold a cigarette in the mouth
    2. to bear; to endure
    3. to contain inside; to comprise; to include
      油漆 / 油漆  ―  hánqiān yóuqī  ―  lead paint
      眼裡 / 眼里  ―  yǎnlǐ hánzhe lèi  ―  tears in the eyes
    4. to harbor (emotion); to nurse; to endure; to hold back
        ―  hánhèn  ―  to nurse hatred
    5. A surname​.
    6. (biblical) Ham
    Synonyms[edit]
    • (to hold in the mouth): (xián)

    Compounds[edit]

    Pronunciation 2[edit]



    BaxterSagart system 1.1 (2014)
    Character
    Reading # 2/2
    Modern
    Beijing
    (Pinyin)
    hán
    Middle
    Chinese
    ‹ homH ›
    Old
    Chinese
    /*Cə-m-[k]ˁ[ə]m-s/
    English to put in the mouth

    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.

    Definitions[edit]

    1. Original form of (hán, “gems and pearls stuffed into a corpse's mouth”).
    2. to put gems and pearls into a corpse's mouth

    Japanese[edit]

    Kanji[edit]

    (common “Jōyō” kanji)

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    Readings[edit]


    Korean[edit]

    Hanja[edit]

    (eumhun 머금을 (meogeumeul ham))

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    Vietnamese[edit]

    Han character[edit]

    : Hán Nôm readings: hàm

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