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U+5909, 変
CJK UNIFIED IDEOGRAPH-5909

[U+5908]
CJK Unified Ideographs
[U+590A]

Translingual[edit]

Traditional
Shinjitai
Simplified

Glyph origin[edit]

Variant of . Simplified from ()

Han character[edit]

(radical 34, +6, 9 strokes, cangjie input 卜金竹水 (YCHE), composition)

Derived characters[edit]

References[edit]

  • KangXi: not present, would follow page 245, character 10
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 5703
  • Hanyu Da Zidian (first edition): volume 2, page 869, character 8
  • Unihan data for U+5909

Chinese[edit]

For pronunciation and definitions of – see (“to change; to transform; etc.”).
(This character, , is a variant form of .)

Usage notes[edit]

The correct form of the simplified character of is (with at the bottom) which is encoded separately. This character (with at the bottom) may be encountered in calligraphic writing.


Japanese[edit]

Shinjitai

Kyūjitai

Kanji[edit]

(grade 4 “Kyōiku” kanjishinjitai kanji, kyūjitai form )

  1. change
  2. strange; odd
  3. (music) used to denote flat accidentals

Readings[edit]

Compounds[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Kanji in this term
へん
Grade: 4
on’yomi

Adjectival noun[edit]

(へん) (hen-na (adnominal (へん) (hen na), adverbial (へん) (hen ni), kyūjitai )

  1. strange
    (へん)(ひと)
    hen na hito
    a strange person
    (へん)ことこだわる
    hen na koto ni kodawaru
    to become fixated on the strangest things

Inflection[edit]

Noun[edit]

(へん) (hen (kyūjitai )

  1. a change

Korean[edit]

Hanja[edit]

(byeon) (hangeul , revised byeon, McCune–Reischauer pyŏn, Yale pyen)

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