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Translingual[edit]

Traditional
Shinjitai
Simplified

Han character[edit]

(radical 57 +12, 15 strokes, cangjie input 弓口口十 (NRRJ), four-corner 16256, composition)

  1. pellet, bullet, shot, shell
  2. play (a stringed musical instrument)

References[edit]

  • KangXi: page 360, character 45
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 9865
  • Dae Jaweon: page 678, character 33
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 2, page 1002, character 8
  • Unihan data for U+5F48

Chinese[edit]

trad.
simp.

Pronunciation[edit]


Middle Chinese pronunciation (, reconstructed)
Character (), Pronunciation 1/2

Initial: (7)
Final:
Division: I

Openness: Open
Tone: Level (Ø)

Fanqie:
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
Bernard
Karlgren
Li
Rong
Pan
Wuyun
Edwin
Pulleyblank
Wang
Li
Shao
Rongfen
/dɑn/ /dʱɑn/ /dɑn/ /dɑn/ /dan/ /dɑn/ /dɑn/
Character (), Pronunciation 2/2

Initial: (7)
Final:
Division: I

Openness: Open
Tone: Departing (H)

Fanqie:
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
Bernard
Karlgren
Li
Rong
Pan
Wuyun
Edwin
Pulleyblank
Wang
Li
Shao
Rongfen
/dɑnH/ /dʱɑnH/ /dɑnH/ /dɑnH/ /danH/ /dɑnH/ /dɑnH/
Old Chinese pronunciation (, reconstructed)
Baxter-Sagart system 1.1 (2014)
Character Modern Beijing
(Pinyin)
Middle Chinese Old Chinese English
dàn ‹ danH › /*[d]ˤar-s/ pellet
tán ‹ dan › /*Cə.dˤar/ shoot pellets
tán ‹ dan › /*[d]ˤar/ shoot pellets

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
2003 1 /*daːn/
2013 1 /*daːns/
2014 1 /*daːns/

Noun[edit]

‎(Pinyin dàn)

  1. pellet, bullet, shot, shell

Verb[edit]

‎(Pinyin tán)

  1. to shoot
  2. to spring, leap
  3. to play (a stringed musical instrument)

Derived terms[edit]

References[edit]


Japanese[edit]

Kanji[edit]

(“Jinmeiyō” kanji used for nameskyūjitai kanji, shinjitai form )

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Readings[edit]


Korean[edit]

Hanja[edit]

‎(tan) (hangeul , revised tan, McCune-Reischauer t'an, Yale than)

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Compounds[edit]


Vietnamese[edit]

Han character[edit]

(đạn, đàn, đằn, đan, đận, rờn)

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