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Translingual[edit]

Han character[edit]

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

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

Chinese[edit]

simp. and trad.

Pronunciation[edit]



Rime
Character
Reading # 1/1
Initial () (28)
Final () (53)
Tone (調) Level (Ø)
Openness (開合) Open
Division () I
Fanqie
Reconstructions
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
/kən/
Pan
Wuyun
/kən/
Shao
Rongfen
/kən/
Edwin
Pulleyblank
/kən/
Li
Rong
/kən/
Wang
Li
/kən/
Bernard
Karlgren
/kən/
Expected
Mandarin
Reflex
gēn
Baxter-Sagart system 1.1 (2014)
Character
Reading # 1/1
Modern
Beijing
(Pinyin)
gēn
Middle
Chinese
‹ kon ›
Old
Chinese
/*[k]ˤə[r]/
English root, trunk

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. 3920
Phonetic
component
Rime
group
Rime
subdivision
1
Corresponding
MC rime
Old
Chinese
/*kɯːn/

Noun[edit]

(classifier (tiáo))

  1. root, base
  2. basis
  3. foundation
  4. (chemistry) radical

Classifier[edit]

  1. classifier for long slender objects, e.g. cigarettes, guitar strings

Compounds[edit]


Japanese[edit]

Kanji[edit]

(grade 3 “Kyōiku” kanji)

  1. root
  2. base, foundation

Readings[edit]

Compounds[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Kanji in this term

Grade: 3
kun'yomi

Pronunciation[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]

Etymology 2[edit]

Kanji in this term
こん
Grade: 3
on'yomi

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

‎(hiragana こん, romaji kon)

  1. perseverance, patience
  2. (arithmetic) root
Synonyms[edit]

References[edit]

  1. 1.0 1.1 2006, 大辞林 (Daijirin), Third Edition (in Japanese), Tōkyō: Sanseidō, ISBN 4-385-13905-9
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 1998, NHK日本語発音アクセント辞典 (NHK Japanese Pronunciation Accent Dictionary) (in Japanese), Tōkyō: NHK, ISBN 978-4-14-011112-3

Korean[edit]

Hanja[edit]

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

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Okinawan[edit]

Kanji[edit]

‎(hiragana にー, romaji )

Compounds[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Cognate with mainland Japanese ‎(ne).

Noun[edit]

‎(hiragana にー, romaji )

  1. root

Vietnamese[edit]

Han character[edit]

(căn, cằn, cỗi)

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