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U+56F0, 困
CJK UNIFIED IDEOGRAPH-56F0

[U+56EF]
CJK Unified Ideographs
[U+56F1]
See also:

Translingual[edit]

Han character[edit]

(radical 31 +4, 7 strokes, cangjie input 田木 (WD) or X田木 (XWD), four-corner 60904, composition)

Derived characters[edit]

References[edit]

  • KangXi: page 217, character 20
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 4717
  • Dae Jaweon: page 445, character 3
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 1, page 714, character 7
  • Unihan data for U+56F0

Chinese[edit]

Glyph origin[edit]

Characters in the same phonetic series () (Zhengzhang, 2003) 
Old Chinese
*kʰɯŋ, *kʰuːnʔ
*ŋɡuːn, *kʰuːnʔ
*kʰuːnʔ
*kʰuːnʔ
*kʰuːnʔ
*kʰuːnʔ
*kʰuːnʔ
*kʰuːnʔ
*kʰuːnʔ
*kʰuːns
*kʰuːns

Ideogrammic compound (會意):  (surround) +  (wood). Probably the original form of (OC *ŋɡuːn, *kʰuːnʔ, “doorsill”) and (OC *kʰuːnʔ, “doorsill”).

Etymology 1[edit]

simp. and trad.

Pronunciation[edit]



Rime
Character
Reading # 1/1
Initial () (29)
Final () (55)
Tone (調) Departing (H)
Openness (開合) Closed
Division () I
Fanqie
Reconstructions
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
/kʰuənH/
Pan
Wuyun
/kʰuonH/
Shao
Rongfen
/kʰuənH/
Edwin
Pulleyblank
/kʰwənH/
Li
Rong
/kʰuənH/
Wang
Li
/kʰuənH/
Bernard
Karlgren
/kʰuənH/
Expected
Mandarin
Reflex
kùn
Baxter-Sagart system 1.1 (2014)
Character
Reading # 1/1
Modern
Beijing
(Pinyin)
kùn
Middle
Chinese
‹ khwonH ›
Old
Chinese
/*kʰˤu[n]-s/
English obstruct; distress

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. 7554
Phonetic
component
Rime
group
Rime
subdivision
2
Corresponding
MC rime
Old
Chinese
/*kʰuːns/

Definitions[edit]

  1. to surround; to besiege
  2. to be surrounded
  3. difficult
  4. 47th hexagram of the I Ching

Compounds[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

For pronunciation and definitions of – see .
(This character, , is the simplified form of .)
Notes:

Japanese[edit]

Kanji[edit]

(grade 6 “Kyōiku” kanji)

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Readings[edit]


Korean[edit]

Hanja[edit]

(gon) (hangeul , revised gon, McCune-Reischauer kon)

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Vietnamese[edit]

Han character[edit]

(khốn, khuôn)

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