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Translingual[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Phono-semantic compound (形聲): semantic  + phonetic 

Han character[edit]

(radical 31 +11, 14 strokes, cangjie input 田十戈戈 (WJII), four-corner 60343, composition)

  1. sphere, ball, circle
  2. mass, lump

Descendants[edit]

References[edit]

  • KangXi: page 221, character 2
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 4834
  • Dae Jaweon: page 452, character 13
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 1, page 725, character 2
  • Unihan data for U+5718

Cantonese[edit]

Hanzi[edit]

(simplified , Jyutping tyun4, Yale tyun4)

  1. (military) regiment

Usage notes[edit]

(military): Under the National Revolutionary Army, a regiment of infantry was composed of three battalions () and some miscellaneous companies (). In turn, two regiments formed a brigade (). Three regiments could be formed into a triangular division, where the brigade structure was absent, as a division (整編師 / 編制師).


Japanese[edit]

Kanji[edit]

(uncommon “Hyōgai” kanji)

Readings[edit]


Korean[edit]

Hanja[edit]

(dan) (hangeul , revised dan, McCune-Reischauer tan)


Mandarin[edit]

Hanzi[edit]

(simplified , Pinyin tuán (tuan2), Wade-Giles t'uan2)

  1. (military) regiment

Usage notes[edit]

(military): Under the National Revolutionary Army, a regiment of infantry was composed of three battalions () and some miscellaneous companies (). In turn, two regiments formed a brigade (). Three regiments could be formed into a triangular division, where the brigade structure was absent, as a division (整編師 / 編制師).

Compounds[edit]


Vietnamese[edit]

Han character[edit]

(đoàn)