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Translingual[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Ideogrammic compound (會意):  +  (foot)

Han character[edit]

(radical 70 +7, 11 strokes, cangjie input 卜尸人弓人 (YSONO), four-corner 08281, composition ⿸⿰𠂉)

  1. to revolve, move in orbit
  2. to return

References[edit]

  • KangXi: page 483, character 17
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 13656
  • Dae Jaweon: page 845, character 12
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 3, page 2181, character 4
  • Unihan data for U+65CB

Chinese[edit]

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simp. and trad.

Pronunciation[edit]


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

Initial: 邪 (17)
Final: 仙
Division: III

Openness: Closed
Tone: Level (Ø)

Fanqie: 似宣切
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
Bernard
Karlgren
Li
Rong
Pan
Wuyun
Edwin
Pulleyblank
Wang
Li
Shao
Rongfen
/ziuᴇn/ /zi̯wɛn/ /ziuɛn/ /zʷiɛn/ /zwian/ /zĭwɛn/ /zjuæn/
Character (旋), Pronunciation 2/2

Initial: 邪 (17)
Final: 仙
Division: III

Openness: Closed
Tone: Departing (H)

Fanqie: 辝戀切
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
Bernard
Karlgren
Li
Rong
Pan
Wuyun
Edwin
Pulleyblank
Wang
Li
Shao
Rongfen
/ziuᴇnH/ /zi̯wɛnH/ /ziuɛnH/ /zʷiɛnH/ /zwianH/ /zĭwɛnH/ /zjuænH/
Old Chinese pronunciation (, reconstructed)
Baxter-Sagart system 1.1 (2014)
Character Modern Beijing
(Pinyin)
Middle Chinese Old Chinese English
xuán ‹ zjwen › /*s-ɢʷen/ turn around; return
xuàn ‹ zjwenH › /*s-ɢʷen-s/ whorl of hair on the head

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
14043 1 /*sɢʷan/
14052 1 /*sɢʷans/

Definitions[edit]

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Japanese[edit]

Kanji[edit]

(common “Jōyō” kanji)

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Readings[edit]


Korean[edit]

Hanja[edit]

(seon) (hangeul , revised seon, McCune-Reischauer sŏn, Yale sen)

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Vietnamese[edit]

Han character[edit]

(toàn, triệng, trình, triền, tuyền)

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