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Translingual[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Phono-semantic compound (形聲): semantic  (cliff) + phonetic  – the edge of the land.

Han character[edit]

(radical 46 +5, 8 strokes, cangjie input 山一一十 (UMMJ), four-corner 22241, composition)

  1. bank, shore
  2. beach, coast

References[edit]

  • KangXi: page 310, character 3
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 8009
  • Dae Jaweon: page 610, character 7
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 1, page 766, character 4
  • Unihan data for U+5CB8

Cantonese[edit]

Hanzi[edit]

(Jyutping ngon6, Yale ngon6)


Japanese[edit]

Kanji[edit]

(grade 3 “Kyōiku” kanji)

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Korean[edit]

Hanja[edit]

(an) (hangeul , revised an, McCune-Reischauer an, Yale an)


Mandarin[edit]

Hanzi[edit]

(traditional , Pinyin àn (an4), Wade-Giles an4)

Noun[edit]

(simplified, Pinyin àn)

  1. bank, shore, coast
    我们沿着湖散步。wǒmen yánzhe hú àn sànbù.
    We walked along the shore of the lake.
    他们沿着非洲西航行了。 tāmen yánzhe fēizhōu xīàn àn hángxíng le
    They sailed along the west coast of Africa.

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Min Nan[edit]

Hanzi[edit]

(POJ gān (gan7), hoāⁿ (hoaⁿ7), TLPA gān (gan7), huānn (huann7))

References[edit]


Vietnamese[edit]

Han character[edit]

(ngạn, ngàn, ngan)