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U+6B04, 欄
CJK UNIFIED IDEOGRAPH-6B04

[U+6B03]
CJK Unified Ideographs
[U+6B05]
U+F91D, 欄
CJK COMPATIBILITY IDEOGRAPH-F91D

[U+F91C]
CJK Compatibility Ideographs
[U+F91E]

Translingual[edit]

Han character[edit]

(radical 75, +17 in Chinese, 木+16 in Japanese, 21 strokes in Chinese, 20 strokes in Japanese, cangjie input 木日弓田 (DANW), four-corner 47920, composition)

References[edit]

  • KangXi: page 562, character 35
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 15880
  • Dae Jaweon: page 951, character 14
  • Hanyu Da Zidian (first edition): volume 2, page 1322, character 9
  • Unihan data for U+6B04

Chinese[edit]

trad.
simp.

Glyph origin[edit]

Phono-semantic compound (形聲, OC *ɡ·raːn): (wood) + .

Etymology 1[edit]

(This etymology is missing or incomplete. Please add to it, or discuss it at the Etymology scriptorium.)

Pronunciation[edit]


Note:
  • lân - literary;
  • nôa - vernacular.
Note:
  • lang5 - literary;
  • nua5 - vernacular.

Rime
Character
Reading # 1/1
Initial () (37)
Final () (61)
Tone (調) Level (Ø)
Openness (開合) Open
Division () I
Fanqie
Reconstructions
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
/lɑn/
Pan
Wuyun
/lɑn/
Shao
Rongfen
/lɑn/
Edwin
Pulleyblank
/lan/
Li
Rong
/lɑn/
Wang
Li
/lɑn/
Bernard
Karlgren
/lɑn/
Expected
Mandarin
Reflex
lán
Zhengzhang system (2003)
Character
Reading # 1/1
No. 6121
Phonetic
component
Rime
group
Rime
subdivision
1
Corresponding
MC rime
Old
Chinese
/*ɡ·raːn/

Definitions[edit]

  1. railing; balustrade
  2. animal pen
  3. column or box
  4. (Cantonese) wholesaler
  5. lily magnolia (Magnolia liliiflora)

Compounds[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

For pronunciation and definitions of – see (“Melia azedarach (formerly known as Melia japonica, a tree in the mahogany family”).
(This character, , is a variant form of .)

Japanese[edit]

Shinjitai

Kyūjitai

Kanji[edit]

(common “Jōyō” kanji)

  1. handrail
  2. column
  3. blank, space

Readings[edit]

  • On (unclassified): らん (ran, Jōyō)
  • Kun: てすり (tesuri, ); おばしま (obashima, )

Noun[edit]

(らん) (ran

  1. column in a newspaper
  2. field in a form etc.

Korean[edit]

Hanja[edit]

(ran>nan) (hangeul >)

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

Vietnamese[edit]

Han character[edit]

(lan, lang, lơn, lán, ràn)

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

References[edit]