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Translingual[edit]

shinjitai

simplified

traditional

Etymology[edit]

Pictogram (象形) – a net to catch animals. The two boxes at the top are weights, the middle section is the net, the bottom is the rope.

Graphically,  + 𠦆.

Han character[edit]

(radical 30 +9, 12 strokes, cangjie input 口口田十 (RRWJ), four-corner 66506, composition)

  1. single, individual, only
  2. lone
  3. numerary adjunct for legal case (Cantonese)

Derived characters[edit]

Descendants[edit]

  • (in some characters, such as 战)

References[edit]

  • KangXi: page 200, character 25
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 3993
  • Dae Jaweon: page 422, character 9
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 1, page 654, character 6
  • Unihan data for U+55AE

Cantonese[edit]

Hanzi[edit]

(simplified , Jyutping daan1, sin3, Yale daan1, sin3)

  1. single, lone
  2. Sin, a Cantonese surname

Compounds[edit]


Japanese[edit]

Kanji[edit]

(uncommon “Hyōgai” kanji)

Readings[edit]


Korean[edit]

Hanja[edit]

(dan, seon) (hangeul [[, ]], revised dan, seon, McCune-Reischauer tan, sŏn, Yale tan, sen)


Mandarin[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Hanzi[edit]

(simplified , Pinyin dān (dan1), shàn (shan4), chán (chan2), Wade-Giles tan1)

  1. single, lone
  2. Shan, a surname

Compounds[edit]


Vietnamese[edit]

Han character[edit]

(đơn, đan, thiền, truyên)

References[edit]