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Translingual[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Variant form of , roughly Ideogrammic compound (會意):  +  – many rooms under a roof, an official building.

Note that line between the two boxes is on the left side, rather than in the center (as in 宮, 呂). The same shape is found in and , though from a different origin (as phonetic).

Han character[edit]

(radical 40 +5, 8 strokes, cangjie input 十口中口 (JRLR), four-corner 30777, composition)

  1. official, public servant

Derived characters[edit]

Related characters[edit]

References[edit]

  • KangXi: page 283, character 15
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 7107
  • Dae Jaweon: page 558, character 1
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 2, page 921, character 4
  • Unihan data for U+5B98

Cantonese[edit]

Hanzi[edit]

(Jyutping gun1, Yale gun1)


Japanese[edit]

Kanji[edit]

(grade 4 “Kyōiku” kanji)

Readings[edit]


Korean[edit]

Hanja[edit]

(gwan) (hangeul , revised gwan, McCune-Reischauer kwan)


Mandarin[edit]

Hanzi[edit]

(Pinyin guān (guan1), Wade-Giles kuan1)

Compounds[edit]


Vietnamese[edit]

Han character[edit]

(quan)