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U+6606, 昆
CJK UNIFIED IDEOGRAPH-6606

[U+6605]
CJK Unified Ideographs
[U+6607]
See also: and

Translingual[edit]

Han character[edit]

(radical 72 +4, 8 strokes, cangjie input 日心心 (APP), four-corner 60711, composition)

  1. elder brother
  2. descendants

Derived terms[edit]

References[edit]

  • KangXi: page 490, character 39
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 13792
  • Dae Jaweon: page 852, character 9
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 2, page 1489, character 9
  • Unihan data for U+6606

Chinese[edit]

simp. and trad.

Glyph origin[edit]

Characters in the same phonetic series () (Zhengzhang, 2003) 
Old Chinese
*kuːn
*kuːn
*kuːn
*kuːn
*kuːn
*kuːn
*kuːn, *kuːnʔ
*kuːn, *kuːnʔ
*kuːn
*kuːn
*kuːnʔ
*kuːnʔ
*kuːns, *ɡuːnʔ
*ɡuːn
*ɡuːnʔ
*ɡuːnʔ
*ɡuːnʔ
*ɡuːnʔ
*kʰrun

Ideogrammic compound (會意):  + .

Pronunciation[edit]



Rime
Character
Reading # 1/1
Initial () (28)
Final () (55)
Tone (調) Level (Ø)
Openness (開合) Closed
Division () I
Fanqie
Reconstructions
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
/kuən/
Pan
Wuyun
/kuon/
Shao
Rongfen
/kuən/
Edwin
Pulleyblank
/kwən/
Li
Rong
/kuən/
Wang
Li
/kuən/
Bernard
Karlgren
/kuən/
Expected
Mandarin
Reflex
gūn
Baxter-Sagart system 1.1 (2014)
Character
Reading # 1/1
Modern
Beijing
(Pinyin)
kūn
Middle
Chinese
‹ kwon ›
Old
Chinese
/*[k]ˤu[n]/
English elder brother

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 # 1/1
No. 7519
Phonetic
component
Rime
group
Rime
subdivision
2
Corresponding
MC rime
Old
Chinese
/*kuːn/
Notes

Definitions[edit]

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Compounds[edit]

References[edit]


Japanese[edit]

Kanji[edit]

(common “Jōyō” kanji)

  1. A swarm of or an organism that swarms (e.g. bugs), an organism that forms in large groups (e.g. kombu)
  2. elder brother
  3. descendants, great-great-great-great grandchild

Readings[edit]

Compounds[edit]


Korean[edit]

Hanja[edit]

‎(gon, hon) (hangeul , , revised gon, hon, McCune-Reischauer kon, hon, Yale kon, hon)

  1. (맏형 곤, mat-hyeong-): the eldest brother

See also[edit]


Vietnamese[edit]

Han character[edit]

(con, côn, gon)

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