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Translingual[edit]

Traditional
Shinjitai
Simplified

Etymology[edit]

Phono-semantic compound (形聲, OC *ɡron): semantic  + phonetic  ‎(OC *koːns)

Han character[edit]

(radical 75 +18, 22 strokes, cangjie input 木廿口土 (DTRG), four-corner 44914, composition)

  1. power, right, authority

Descendants[edit]

References[edit]

  • KangXi: page 563, character 19
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 15926
  • Dae Jaweon: page 951, character 32
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 2, page 1319, character 6
  • Unihan data for U+6B0A

Chinese[edit]

trad.
simp.

Pronunciation[edit]


Middle Chinese pronunciation (, reconstructed)
Character (), Pronunciation 1/1

Initial: (30)
Final: (80)
Tone: Level (Ø)

Openness: Closed
Division: Chongniu III
Fanqie:

Expected Mandarin reflex: quán
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
Pan
Wuyun
Shao
Rongfen
Edwin
Pulleyblank
Li
Rong
Wang
Li
Bernard
Karlgren
/ɡɣiuᴇn/ /ɡʷɯiɛn/ /ɡiuæn/ /gwian/ /ɡjuɛn/ /ɡĭwɛn/ /gi̯wɛn/
Old Chinese pronunciation (, reconstructed)
Baxter-Sagart system 1.1 (2014)
Character Modern Beijing
(Pinyin)
Middle Chinese Old Chinese English
quán ‹ gjwen › /*[ɡ]ʷrar/ weight of a steelyard

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 No. Phonetic
component
Rime
group
Rime
subdivision
Corresponding
MC rime
Old Chinese Notes
4496 3 /*ɡron/

Definitions[edit]

  1. right; authority

Japanese[edit]

Kanji[edit]

(uncommon “Hyōgai” kanji)

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Readings[edit]


Korean[edit]

Hanja[edit]

‎(gwon)
Eumhun:

  • Sound (hangeul):  (revised: gwon, McCune-Reischauer: kwŏn, Yale: kwen)
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Vietnamese[edit]

Han character[edit]

(quyền, quàn, dào)

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