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U+543B, 吻
CJK UNIFIED IDEOGRAPH-543B

[U+543A]
CJK Unified Ideographs
[U+543C]

Translingual[edit]

Han character[edit]

(radical 30, +4, 7 strokes, cangjie input 口心竹竹 (RPHH), four-corner 67020, composition)

Derived characters[edit]

References[edit]

  • KangXi: page 179, character 15
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 3375
  • Dae Jaweon: page 397, character 9
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 1, page 593, character 1
  • Unihan data for U+543B

Chinese[edit]

simp. and trad.
variant forms 𦝮

Glyph origin[edit]

Historical forms of the character
Warring States Shuowen Jiezi (compiled in Han) Liushutong (compiled in Ming)
Chu Slip and silk script Small seal script Transcribed ancient scripts
吻-silk.svg 吻-seal.svg 吻-bigseal.svg
Characters in the same phonetic series () (Zhengzhang, 2003) 
Old Chinese
*minʔ
*mɯnʔ
*mɯnʔ
*mɯnʔ, *mɯd
*buːs, *mɯnʔ
*mrɯd, *mɯd
*hmɯːd
*hmɯːd, *mɯd
*hmɯːd
*hmɯːd
*hmɯːd
*hmɯːd
*ʔmɯːd
*mɯd
*mɯd
*mɯd
*mɯd

Phono-semantic compound (形聲, OC *mɯnʔ): semantic  + phonetic  (OC *mɯd).

Etymology[edit]

Unknown. Various possibilities are (Schuessler, 2007):

Pronunciation[edit]


Note:
  • Quanzhou:
    • mńg - vernacular;
    • bún - literary.
  • (Teochew)
  • Wu
  • Note:
    • 3min - vernacular (e.g. 吻縫);
    • 3ven - literary.

    Rime
    Character
    Reading # 1/1
    Initial () (4)
    Final () (59)
    Tone (調) Rising (X)
    Openness (開合) Closed
    Division () III
    Fanqie
    Reconstructions
    Zhengzhang
    Shangfang
    /mɨunX/
    Pan
    Wuyun
    /miunX/
    Shao
    Rongfen
    /miuənX/
    Edwin
    Pulleyblank
    /munX/
    Li
    Rong
    /miuənX/
    Wang
    Li
    /mĭuənX/
    Bernard
    Karlgren
    /mi̯uənX/
    Expected
    Mandarin
    Reflex
    wěn
    Zhengzhang system (2003)
    Character
    Reading # 1/1
    No. 13206
    Phonetic
    component
    Rime
    group
    Rime
    subdivision
    1
    Corresponding
    MC rime
    Old
    Chinese
    /*mɯnʔ/

    Definitions[edit]

    1. (anatomy) proboscis; lip; corner of the lips
        ―  wěn  ―  to tally [lit. lips close]
    2. to shut the lips
    3. to kiss; kiss
      [Literary Cantonese]  ―  “zoi3 man5 ngo5 baa6 [Jyutping]  ―  "Won't You Kiss Me Again" [song name]
    4. to coincide; to tally; to be consistent

    Compounds[edit]


    Japanese[edit]

    Kanji[edit]

    (“Jinmeiyō” kanji used for names)

    1. lips
    2. kiss

    Readings[edit]

    Compounds[edit]

    Japanese Wikipedia has an article on:
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    Kanji in this term
    ふん
    Jinmeiyō
    kan’yōon

    Pronunciation[edit]

    Noun[edit]

    (hiragana ふん, rōmaji fun)

    1. (anatomy) proboscis

    References[edit]

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

    Korean[edit]

    Hanja[edit]

    (mun) (hangeul , revised mun, McCune–Reischauer mun)

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    Vietnamese[edit]

    Han character[edit]

    (vẫn, vặt, vẩn)

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