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U+5EFA, 建
CJK UNIFIED IDEOGRAPH-5EFA

[U+5EF9]
CJK Unified Ideographs
[U+5EFB]

Translingual[edit]

Stroke order
建-bw.png

Han character[edit]

(radical 54 +6, 9 strokes, cangjie input 弓大中手 (NKLQ), four-corner 15400, composition)

Derived characters[edit]

References[edit]

  • KangXi: page 353, character 4
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 9574
  • Dae Jaweon: page 667, character 5
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 1, page 404, character 10
  • Unihan data for U+5EFA

Chinese[edit]

simp. and trad.

Glyph origin[edit]

Characters in the same phonetic series () (Zhengzhang, 2003) 
Old Chinese
*ɡran, *kan
*ɡran, *kan
*ɡran, *ɡranʔ, *ɡanʔ
*ɡran, *kanʔ
*kan
*kan, *ɡans
*kanʔ
*kans
*kans
*ɡanʔ
*ɡans

Ideogrammic compound (會意):  + .

Pronunciation[edit]



Rime
Character
Reading # 1/1
Initial () (28)
Final () (65)
Tone (調) Departing (H)
Openness (開合) Open
Division () III
Fanqie
Reconstructions
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
/kɨɐnH/
Pan
Wuyun
/kiɐnH/
Shao
Rongfen
/kiɐnH/
Edwin
Pulleyblank
/kɨanH/
Li
Rong
/kiɐnH/
Wang
Li
/kĭɐnH/
Bernard
Karlgren
/kɨ̯ɐnH/
Expected
Mandarin
Reflex
jiàn
Baxter-Sagart system 1.1 (2014)
Character
Reading # 1/1
Modern
Beijing
(Pinyin)
jiàn
Middle
Chinese
‹ kjonH ›
Old
Chinese
/*[k]a[n]-s/
English set up, establish

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. 6220
Phonetic
component
Rime
group
Rime
subdivision
1
Corresponding
MC rime
Old
Chinese
/*kans/

Definitions[edit]

  1. to build; to construct; to erect
  2. to establish; to found
  3. to propose; to suggest

Compounds[edit]


Japanese[edit]

Kanji[edit]

(grade 4 “Kyōiku” kanji)

  1. build, establish, erect, found

Readings[edit]

Compounds[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

‎(hiragana けん, romaji Ken)

  1. A male given name

Korean[edit]

Hanja[edit]

‎(geon) (hangeul , revised geon, McCune-Reischauer kŏn)

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Vietnamese[edit]

Han character[edit]

(kiến)

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