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Translingual[edit]

Han character[edit]

(radical 75 +6, 10 strokes, cangjie input 木日女 (DAV), four-corner 47932)

  1. root, base(d on)
  2. foundation

References[edit]

  • KangXi: page 524, character 7
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 14745
  • Dae Jaweon: page 912, character 9
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 2, page 1208, character 2
  • Unihan data for U+6839

Cantonese[edit]

Hanzi[edit]

(Jyutping gan1, Yale gan1)


Japanese[edit]

Noun[edit]

(hiragana , romaji ne)

  1. a root
  2. the source; the root
  3. nature; one's character that one have by birth

Synonyms[edit]

Kanji[edit]

(grade 3 “Kyōiku” kanji)

  1. root
  2. base, foundation

Readings[edit]


Korean[edit]

Hanja[edit]

(geun) (hangeul , revised geun, McCune-Reischauer kŭn, Yale kun)


Mandarin[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Hanzi[edit]

(Pinyin gēn (gen1), shì (shi4), Wade-Giles ken1, shih4)

Compounds[edit]


Middle Chinese[edit]

Han character[edit]

(*gən)


Vietnamese[edit]

Han character[edit]

(căn, cằn, cỗi)