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Translingual[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Phono-semantic compound (形聲, OC *kʰoːn): semantic  ‎(house) + phonetic  ‎(OC *ɡoːn, goat)

House is spacious. See also .

Han character[edit]

(radical 40 +12, 14 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]

trad.
simp.

Pronunciation[edit]



Rime
Character
Reading # 1/1
Initial () (29)
Final () (62)
Tone (調) Level (Ø)
Openness (開合) Closed
Division () I
Fanqie
Reconstructions
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
/kʰuɑn/
Pan
Wuyun
/kʰʷɑn/
Shao
Rongfen
/kʰuɑn/
Edwin
Pulleyblank
/kʰwan/
Li
Rong
/kʰuɑn/
Wang
Li
/kʰuɑn/
Bernard
Karlgren
/kʰuɑn/
Expected
Mandarin
Reflex
kuān
Baxter-Sagart system 1.1 (2014)
Character
Reading # 1/1
Modern
Beijing
(Pinyin)
kuān
Middle
Chinese
‹ khwan ›
Old
Chinese
/*[k]ʷʰˤa[n]/
English 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
Reading # 1/1
No. 5346
Phonetic
component
Rime
group
Rime
subdivision
3
Corresponding
MC rime
Old
Chinese
/*kʰoːn/

Definitions[edit]

  1. wide, broad
  2. loose

Derived terms[edit]


Japanese[edit]

Kanji[edit]

(“Jinmeiyō” kanji used for names)

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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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