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Translingual[edit]

Stroke order
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Etymology[edit]

Phono-semantic compound (形聲): phonetic  + semantic  (hand) – to strike with the hand, to spank or scold.

Han character[edit]

(radical 75 +3, 7 strokes, cangjie input 木木戈 (DDI), four-corner 44900, composition)

  1. village, hamlet
  2. uncouth, vulgar
  3. (archaic) scold

References[edit]

  • KangXi: page 511, character 17
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 14464
  • Dae Jaweon: page 896, character 5
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 2, page 1158, character 2
  • Unihan data for U+6751

Cantonese[edit]

Hanzi[edit]

(Jyutping cyun1, Yale chyun1)


Japanese[edit]

Kanji[edit]

(grade 1 “Kyōiku” kanji)

  1. village

Readings[edit]

Usage notes[edit]

Frequently found as part of a surname, with reading むら (mura), as in 村上 (むらかみ, Murakami).

Noun[edit]

(hiragana むら, romaji mura)

  1. village

Korean[edit]

Hanja[edit]

(chon)
Eumhun:

  • Sound (hangeul):  (revised: chon, McCune-Reischauer: ch'on, Yale: chon)

Mandarin[edit]

Hanzi[edit]

(Pinyin cūn (cun1), Wade-Giles ts'un1)

See also[edit]


Middle Chinese[edit]

Han character[edit]

(*tsuən)


Vietnamese[edit]

Han character[edit]

(thôn, thon, thun, chon, chôn, thuôn, thuốn, xóm)