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U+5591, 喑
CJK UNIFIED IDEOGRAPH-5591

[U+5590]
CJK Unified Ideographs
[U+5592]

Translingual[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Historical forms of the character
Small seal script
喑-seal.svg
Characters in the same phonetic series () (Zhengzhang, 2003) 
Old Chinese
*qɯːm
*qɯːm
*qɯːm, *qʰaːm, *qʰrɯm
*qɯːm, *qrɯm, *qrɯms
*qɯːmʔ, *qrɯːms
*qɯːmʔ, *qrɯm
*qɯːmʔ, *qɯːb
*qɯːms
*qɯːms
*qrɯːm, *qrɯːmʔ
*qʰrɯm
*qɯm
*qɯm
*qrɯm
*qrɯm
*qrɯms
*kʰrɯb

Han character[edit]

(radical 30 +9, 12 strokes, cangjie input 口卜廿日 (RYTA), four-corner 60061, composition)

  1. the sobbing of infants
  2. cry ceaselessly
  3. mute, dumb

References[edit]

  • KangXi: page 198, character 18
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 3934
  • Dae Jaweon: page 420, character 6
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 1, page 659, character 6
  • Unihan data for U+5591

Cantonese[edit]

Hanzi[edit]

‎(Jyutping jam1, Yale yam1)

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Japanese[edit]

Kanji[edit]

(uncommon “Hyōgai” kanji)

  1. to be dumb
  2. the sobbing of infants

Readings[edit]


Korean[edit]

Hanja[edit]

‎(eum) (hangeul , revised eum, McCune-Reischauer ŭm)

  1. deaf mute
  2. cry ceaselessly

Mandarin[edit]

Hanzi[edit]

‎(Pinyin yīn (yin1), Wade-Giles yin1)

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Vietnamese[edit]

Han character[edit]

(ầm)

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