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Translingual[edit]

Han character[edit]

(radical 38 +9, 12 strokes, cangjie input 女月一水 (VBME), four-corner 42447, composition)

  1. beauty, beautiful woman

References[edit]

  • KangXi: page 267, character 11
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 6516
  • Dae Jaweon: page 534, character 13
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 2, page 1067, character 12
  • Unihan data for U+5A9B

Chinese[edit]

simp. and trad.

Pronunciation[edit]


Middle Chinese pronunciation (, reconstructed)
Character (), Pronunciation 1/2

Initial: (35)
Final:
Division: III

Openness: Closed
Tone: Level (Ø)

Fanqie:
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
Bernard
Karlgren
Li
Rong
Pan
Wuyun
Edwin
Pulleyblank
Wang
Li
Shao
Rongfen
/ɦʉɐn/ /i̯wɐn/ /ɣiuɐn/ /ɦʷiɐn/ /ɦuan/ /ɣĭwɐn/ /ɣiuɐn/
Character (), Pronunciation 2/2

Initial: (35)
Final:
Division: III

Openness: Closed
Tone: Departing (H)

Fanqie:
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
Bernard
Karlgren
Li
Rong
Pan
Wuyun
Edwin
Pulleyblank
Wang
Li
Shao
Rongfen
/ɦiuᴇnH/ /i̯wɛnH/ /ɣiuɛnH/ /ɦʷiɛnH/ /ɦwianH/ /ɣĭwɛnH/ /ɣjuænH/
Old Chinese pronunciation (, reconstructed)
Baxter-Sagart system 1.1 (2014)
Character Modern Beijing
(Pinyin)
Middle Chinese Old Chinese English
yuàn ‹ hjwenH › /*[ɢ]ʷra[n]-s/ a beauty

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
16165 1 /*ɢʷans/
16178 1 /*ɢʷan/

Definitions[edit]

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Japanese[edit]

Kanji[edit]

(common “Jōyō” kanji)

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Readings[edit]

Compounds[edit]


Korean[edit]

Hanja[edit]

‎(won) (hangeul , revised won, McCune-Reischauer wŏn)

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Vietnamese[edit]

Han character[edit]

(viện)

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