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See also:
U+6746, 杆
CJK UNIFIED IDEOGRAPH-6746

[U+6745]
CJK Unified Ideographs
[U+6747]

Translingual[edit]

Han character[edit]

(radical 75, +3, 7 strokes, cangjie input 木一十 (DMJ), four-corner 41940, composition)

References[edit]

  • KangXi: page 511, character 1
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 14449
  • Dae Jaweon: page 894, character 20
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 2, page 1156, character 12
  • Unihan data for U+6746

Chinese[edit]

Glyph origin[edit]

Characters in the same phonetic series () (Zhengzhang, 2003) 
Old Chinese
*krads, *krads, *ked, *kad
*kaːn
竿 *kaːn
*kaːn
*kaːn
*kaːn
*kaːn, *ɡaːn, *ɡaːns
*kaːn
*kaːn, *ɡaːns
*kaːn
*kaːn, *ɡaːn
*kaːnʔ
*kaːnʔ, *kaːns, *ɡaːns
*kaːnʔ
*kaːnʔ
*kaːnʔ
*kaːnʔ
*kaːnʔ
*kaːns
*kaːns
*kaːns
*kaːns
*kaːns, *ɡraːns
*kaːnʔ
*kaːnʔ
*kaːnʔ
*kʰaːn
*kʰaːn, *kʰaːns, *kreːn, *kan
*kʰaːnʔ, *kʰaːns
*ŋaːn, *ŋaːns
*ŋaːn, *ŋaːns, *ɦŋaːns, *ŋ̊ʰraːn
*ŋaːns, *hŋaːn, *ŋaːd
*ŋɡaːns
*qʰaːn, *ɢaːns
*qʰaːnʔ, *qʰaːns
*qʰaːnʔ, *ɡaːns
*qʰaːnʔ
*ɡaːn
*ɡaːnʔ
*ɡaːnʔ
*ɡaːns
*ɡaːns
*ɡaːns
*ɡaːns, *kʰraːn
*ɡaːns, *ɡraːnʔ
*ɡaːns
*ɡaːns
*ɡaːns
*ɡaːns
*ɡʷranʔ
*ɡraːns
*kan
*ɡan, *ɡʷad
*qʰan
*qʰan
*qʰaːŋʔ
*ɡʷaːnʔ

Phono-semantic compound (形聲, OC *kaːns): semantic  + phonetic  (OC *kaːn).

Etymology 1[edit]

simp. and trad.

Pronunciation[edit]



Rime
Character
Reading # 1/1
Initial () (28)
Final () (61)
Tone (調) Departing (H)
Openness (開合) Open
Division () I
Fanqie
Reconstructions
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
/kɑnH/
Pan
Wuyun
/kɑnH/
Shao
Rongfen
/kɑnH/
Edwin
Pulleyblank
/kanH/
Li
Rong
/kɑnH/
Wang
Li
/kɑnH/
Bernard
Karlgren
/kɑnH/
Expected
Mandarin
Reflex
gàn
Zhengzhang system (2003)
Character
Reading # 1/1
No. 3588
Phonetic
component
Rime
group
Rime
subdivision
1
Corresponding
MC rime
Old
Chinese
/*kaːns/
Notes

Definitions[edit]

  1. This term needs a translation to English. Please help out and add a translation, then remove the text {{rfdef}}.

Etymology 2[edit]

simp. and trad.

(This etymology is missing. Please add to it, or discuss it at the Etymology scriptorium. Particularly: “←→幹?”)

Pronunciation[edit]


Note:
  • kan - literary;
  • koaⁿ - vernacular.

Definitions[edit]

  1. pole; staff; rod (Classifier: m)
    • 旗杆 (qígān, “flag pole”)
    • 桅杆 (wéigān, “mast”)

Compounds[edit]

Etymology 3[edit]

For pronunciation and definitions of – see (“pole; stick; club; rod; lever; handle; etc.”).
(This character, , is the simplified form of .)
Notes:

Etymology 4[edit]

For pronunciation and definitions of – see (“stalk of grain; straw”).
(This character, , is the second-round simplified form of .)
Notes:

Etymology 5[edit]

For pronunciation and definitions of – see 竿 (“bamboo pole”).
(This character, , is the second-round simplified form of 竿.)
Notes:

Japanese[edit]

Kanji[edit]

(uncommon “Hyōgai” kanji)

  1. shield
  2. pole

Readings[edit]

  • On (unclassified): かん (kan)
  • Kun: てこ (teko); てすり (tesuri)

Korean[edit]

Hanja[edit]

(gan) (hangeul , revised gan, McCune–Reischauer kan, Yale kan)

  1. pole
  2. shaft of spear