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Translingual[edit]

Han character[edit]

(radical 38 +4, 7 strokes, cangjie input 女一廿 (VMT), four-corner 41440, composition)

References[edit]

  • KangXi: page 256, character 9
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 6075
  • Dae Jaweon: page 520, character 8
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 2, page 1029, character 7
  • Unihan data for U+598D

Chinese[edit]

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simp. and trad.

Pronunciation[edit]

Old Chinese pronunciation (, reconstructed)
Baxter-Sagart system 1.1 (2014)
Character Modern Beijing
(Pinyin)
Middle Chinese Old Chinese English
yán ‹ ngen › /*[ŋ]ˤe[r]/ beautiful

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 No. Phonetic
component
Rime
group
Rime
subdivision
Corresponding
MC rime
Old Chinese Notes
6172 2 /*ŋeːn/

Definitions[edit]

  1. beautiful, handsome
  2. seductive

Japanese[edit]

Kanji[edit]

(uncommon “Hyōgai” kanji)

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Readings[edit]


Korean[edit]

Hanja[edit]

‎(yeon) (hangeul , revised yeon, McCune-Reischauer yŏn)

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Vietnamese[edit]

Han character[edit]

(ngơn)

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