栴檀

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Chinese[edit]

sandalwood sandal wood
simp. and trad.
(栴檀)
alt. forms 旃檀
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Etymology[edit]

Borrowing from Sanskrit चन्दन (candana, sandalwood)

Pronunciation[edit]



Rime
Character
Reading # 1/1 1/1
Initial () (23) (7)
Final () (77) (61)
Tone (調) Level (Ø) Level (Ø)
Openness (開合) Open Open
Division () III I
Fanqie
Reconstructions
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
/t͡ɕiᴇn/ /dɑn/
Pan
Wuyun
/t͡ɕiɛn/ /dɑn/
Shao
Rongfen
/t͡ɕjæn/ /dɑn/
Edwin
Pulleyblank
/cian/ /dan/
Li
Rong
/t͡ɕiɛn/ /dɑn/
Wang
Li
/t͡ɕĭɛn/ /dɑn/
Bernard
Karlgren
/t͡ɕi̯ɛn/ /dʱɑn/
Expected
Mandarin
Reflex
zhān tán

Noun[edit]

栴檀

  1. Alternative name for 苦楝 (kǔliàn, “bead tree”).
  2. Alternative name for 檀香 (tánxiāng, “sandalwood”).

Japanese[edit]

Kanji in this term
せん
Hyōgaiji
だん
Jinmeiyō
on'yomi

Noun[edit]

栴檀 (hiragana せんだん, katakana センダン, rōmaji sendan)

  1. bead tree (Melia azedarach)