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Translingual[edit]

Stroke order
問-order.gif
Stroke order
(alternative)
問-aorder.gif

Han character[edit]

(radical 30 +8, 11 strokes, cangjie input 日弓口 (ANR), four-corner 77607, composition)

References[edit]

  • KangXi: page 195, character 10
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 3814
  • Dae Jaweon: page 416, character 10
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 7, page 4284, character 3
  • Unihan data for U+554F

Chinese[edit]

trad.
simp.

Glyph origin[edit]

Phono-semantic compound (形聲, OC *mɯns): phonetic  ‎(OC *mɯːn) + semantic .

Pronunciation[edit]



Rime
Character
Reading # 1/1
Initial () (4)
Final () (59)
Tone (調) Departing (H)
Openness (開合) Closed
Division () III
Fanqie
Reconstructions
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
/mɨunH/
Pan
Wuyun
/miunH/
Shao
Rongfen
/miuənH/
Edwin
Pulleyblank
/munH/
Li
Rong
/miuənH/
Wang
Li
/mĭuənH/
Bernard
Karlgren
/mi̯uənH/
Expected
Mandarin
Reflex
wèn
Baxter-Sagart system 1.1 (2014)
Character
Reading # 1/1
Modern
Beijing
(Pinyin)
wèn
Middle
Chinese
‹ mjunH ›
Old
Chinese
/*C.mu[n]-s/
English ask

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. 8967
Phonetic
component
Rime
group
Rime
subdivision
1
Corresponding
MC rime
Old
Chinese
/*mɯns/

Definitions[edit]

  1. to ask; to enquire
  2. to investigate; to enquire into
  3. to blame; to criticise
  4. to intervene; to interfere
  5. to interrogate; to sentence
  6. to visit; to call on somebody
  7. question

Compounds[edit]


Japanese[edit]

Kanji[edit]

(grade 3 “Kyōiku” kanji)

Readings[edit]

Compounds[edit]

Counter[edit]

‎(hiragana もん, romaji -mon)

  1. questions, problems

Noun[edit]

‎(hiragana とい, romaji toi)

  1. Alternative form of 問い

Korean[edit]

Hanja[edit]

‎(mun) (hangeul , McCune-Reischauer mun)

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Vietnamese[edit]

Han character[edit]

(vấn, vắn, vắng, vẩn, vặn)

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