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U+5998, 妘
CJK UNIFIED IDEOGRAPH-5998

[U+5997]
CJK Unified Ideographs
[U+5999]

Translingual[edit]

Han character[edit]

(radical 38, +4, 7 strokes, cangjie input 女一一戈 (VMMI), four-corner 41431, composition)

References[edit]

  • KangXi: page 256, character 22
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 6088
  • Dae Jaweon: page 521, character 2
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 2, page 1029, character 13
  • Unihan data for U+5998

Chinese[edit]

simp. and trad.
variant forms
𡛍
𡞩
𡤀
𪔈

Glyph origin[edit]

Characters in the same phonetic series () (Zhengzhang, 2003) 
Old Chinese
*ɢuːn
*ɢuːn, *ɢun
*ɢuːn, *ɢuns
*ɢun
*ŋunʔ
*ɢun
*ɢun
*ɢun
*ɢun
*ɢun
*ɢun
*ɢun
*ɢun
*ɢun
*ɢun
*ɢunʔ

Phono-semantic compound (形聲, OC *ɢun): semantic  (woman) + phonetic  (OC *ɢun).

Pronunciation[edit]



Rime
Character
Reading # 1/1
Initial () (35)
Final () (59)
Tone (調) Level (Ø)
Openness (開合) Closed
Division () III
Fanqie
Reconstructions
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
/ɦɨun/
Pan
Wuyun
/ɦiun/
Shao
Rongfen
/ɣiuən/
Edwin
Pulleyblank
/ɦun/
Li
Rong
/ɣiuən/
Wang
Li
/ɣĭuən/
Bernard
Karlgren
/i̯uən/
Expected
Mandarin
Reflex
yún
Zhengzhang system (2003)
Character
Reading # 1/1
No. 16361
Phonetic
component
Rime
group
Rime
subdivision
2
Corresponding
MC rime
Old
Chinese
/*ɢun/

Definitions[edit]

  1. A surname​.
  2. Used in female names.

Japanese[edit]

Kanji[edit]

(uncommon “Hyōgai” kanji)

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Readings[edit]

  • On (unclassified): うん (un)