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Translingual[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Phono-semantic compound (形聲, OC *kaːnʔ): semantic  ‎(hand) + phonetic  ‎(OC *kaːns)

Han character[edit]

(radical 64 +13, 16 strokes, cangjie input 手十十十 (QJJJ) or X手十十十 (XQJJJ), composition)

  1. roll flat

References[edit]

  • KangXi: page 457, character 25
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 12780
  • Dae Jaweon: page 806, character 8
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 3, page 1967, character 1
  • Unihan data for U+64C0

Cantonese[edit]

Hanzi[edit]

‎(Jyutping gon2, Yale gon2)

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Mandarin[edit]

Hanzi[edit]

‎(Pinyin gǎn (gan3), hàn (han4), Wade-Giles kan3, han4)

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Compounds[edit]

  • 杠杆 (gàng gǎn): leverage, lever

Vietnamese[edit]

Han character[edit]

(gán, cán)

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