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U+63C0, 揀
CJK UNIFIED IDEOGRAPH-63C0

[U+63BF]
CJK Unified Ideographs
[U+63C1]

Translingual[edit]

Han character[edit]

(radical 64, +9, 12 strokes, cangjie input 手木田火 (QDWF), four-corner 55096, composition)

References[edit]


Chinese[edit]

trad.
simp. *

Glyph origin[edit]

Characters in the same phonetic series () (Zhengzhang, 2003) 
Old Chinese
*ɡ·raːn
*ɡ·raːn
*ɡ·raːn
*ɡ·raːn, *ɡ·raːns
*ɡ·raːn, *ɡ·raːnʔ, *ɡ·raːns
*ɡ·raːn
*ɡ·raːn
*ɡ·raːn
*ɡ·raːn
*ɡ·raːn
*ɡ·raːns
*ɡ·raːns
*ɡ·raːns
*ɡ·raːns
*ɡ·reːn
*kreːnʔ, *ɡ·reːns
*kreːnʔ
*kreːnʔ
*kraːns
*ɡ·reːns
*ɡ·reːns
*ɡ·reːns
*ɡ·reːns
*ɡ·reːns
*ɡ·reːns
*ɡ·reːns

Phono-semantic compound (形聲, OC *kreːnʔ, *ɡ·reːns):  (hands) + .

Pronunciation[edit]


Note:
  • kéng/kúiⁿ/káiⁿ - vernacular;
  • kán - literary.
Note:
  • goin2 - vernacular;
  • gang2 - literary.
  • Wu
  • Xiang
  • Note: jienn3 - used in some compounds.

    Rime
    Character
    Reading # 1/2 2/2
    Initial () (28) (37)
    Final () (73) (85)
    Tone (調) Rising (X) Departing (H)
    Openness (開合) Open Open
    Division () II IV
    Fanqie
    Reconstructions
    Zhengzhang
    Shangfang
    /kˠɛnX/ /lenH/
    Pan
    Wuyun
    /kᵚænX/ /lenH/
    Shao
    Rongfen
    /kænX/ /lɛnH/
    Edwin
    Pulleyblank
    /kəɨnX/ /lɛnH/
    Li
    Rong
    /kɛnX/ /lenH/
    Wang
    Li
    /kænX/ /lienH/
    Bernard
    Karlgren
    /kănX/ /lienH/
    Expected
    Mandarin
    Reflex
    jiǎn liàn
    BaxterSagart system 1.1 (2014)
    Character
    Reading # 1/1
    Modern
    Beijing
    (Pinyin)
    jiǎn
    Middle
    Chinese
    ‹ kɛnX ›
    Old
    Chinese
    /*kˤr[a]nʔ/
    English select

    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 # 1/2 2/2
    No. 6137 6145
    Phonetic
    component
    Rime
    group
    Rime
    subdivision
    2 2
    Corresponding
    MC rime
    Old
    Chinese
    /*kreːnʔ/ /*ɡ·reːns/
    Notes

    Definitions[edit]

    1. (literary or regional) to choose; to pick
    2. to get; to obtain
    3. Alternative form of (jiǎn, “to pick up”).

    Synonyms[edit]

    Dialectal synonyms of (“to choose”) [map]
    Variety Location Words
    Classical Chinese
    Formal (Written Standard Chinese) 選擇
    Mandarin Beijing
    Cantonese Guangzhou
    Hong Kong
    Taishan
    Min Nan Xiamen

    Compounds[edit]


    Japanese[edit]

    Kanji[edit]

    (uncommon “Hyōgai” kanji)

    1. select

    Readings[edit]


    Korean[edit]

    Hanja[edit]

    (gan, yeon) (hangeul , , revised gan, yeon, McCune–Reischauer kan, yŏn, Yale kan, yen)

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    Vietnamese[edit]

    Han character[edit]

    (gióng, giáng, giản, kiêm)

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