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Translingual[edit]

Han character[edit]

(radical 66 +8, 12 strokes, cangjie input 廿月人大 (TBOK), four-corner 48240, composition ⿰⿱)

  1. scatter, disperse, break up
  2. medicinal powder

Derived characters[edit]

Descendants[edit]

References[edit]

  • KangXi: page 472, character 34
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 13265
  • Dae Jaweon: page 825, character 18
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 2, page 1465, character 15
  • Unihan data for U+6563

Chinese[edit]

simp. and trad.

Pronunciation[edit]


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

Initial: (16)
Final: (61)
Tone: Rising (X)

Openness: Open
Division: I
Fanqie:

Expected Mandarin reflex: sǎn
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
Pan
Wuyun
Shao
Rongfen
Edwin
Pulleyblank
Li
Rong
Wang
Li
Bernard
Karlgren
/sɑnX/ /sɑnX/ /sɑnX/ /sanX/ /sɑnX/ /sɑnX/ /sɑnX/
Character (), Pronunciation 2/2

Initial: (16)
Final: (61)
Tone: Departing (H)

Openness: Open
Division: I
Fanqie:

Expected Mandarin reflex: sàn
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
Pan
Wuyun
Shao
Rongfen
Edwin
Pulleyblank
Li
Rong
Wang
Li
Bernard
Karlgren
/sɑnH/ /sɑnH/ /sɑnH/ /sanH/ /sɑnH/ /sɑnH/ /sɑnH/
Old Chinese pronunciation (, reconstructed)
Baxter-Sagart system 1.1 (2014)
Character Modern Beijing
(Pinyin)
Middle Chinese Old Chinese English
sǎn ‹ sanX › /*[s]ˤa[n]ʔ/ scattered (adj.)
sàn ‹ sanH › /*mə-sˤa[n]ʔ-s/ scatter (v.t.)

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
10967 1 /*saːnʔ/
10972 1 /*saːns/

Verb[edit]

  1. to scatter

Adjective[edit]

  1. scattered

Compounds[edit]


Japanese[edit]

Kanji[edit]

(grade 4 “Kyōiku” kanji)

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Readings[edit]

Compounds[edit]


Korean[edit]

Hanja[edit]

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

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Vietnamese[edit]

Han character[edit]

(tản, tảng, tan, tởn, tán)

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