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Translingual[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Phono-semantic compound (形聲): semantic  ‎(house) + phonetic  ‎(goat)

House is spacious. See also .

Han character[edit]

(radical 40 +12, 15 strokes, cangjie input 十廿月戈 (JTBI), four-corner 30216, composition)

  1. broad, wide
  2. spacious, vast

References[edit]

  • KangXi: page 292, character 6
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 7322
  • Dae Jaweon: page 578, character 5
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 2, page 947, character 1
  • Unihan data for U+5BEC

Chinese[edit]

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Pronunciation[edit]


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

Initial: 溪 (29)
Final: 桓
Division: I

Openness: Closed
Tone: Level (Ø)

Fanqie: 苦官切
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
Bernard
Karlgren
Li
Rong
Pan
Wuyun
Edwin
Pulleyblank
Wang
Li
Shao
Rongfen
/kʰuɑn/ /kʰuɑn/ /kʰuɑn/ /kʰʷɑn/ /kʰwan/ /kʰuɑn/ /kʰuɑn/
Old Chinese pronunciation (, reconstructed)
Baxter-Sagart system 1.1 (2014)
Character Modern Beijing
(Pinyin)
Middle Chinese Old Chinese English
kuān ‹ khwan › /*[k]ʷʰˤa[n]/ vast, wide

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
5346 3 /*kʰoːn/

Definitions[edit]

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Derived terms[edit]


Japanese[edit]

Kanji[edit]

(uncommon “Hyōgai” kanji)

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Readings[edit]


Korean[edit]

Hanja[edit]

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

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Vietnamese[edit]

Han character[edit]

(khoan, khoăn)

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