沿

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沿 U+6CBF, 沿
CJK UNIFIED IDEOGRAPH-6CBF

[U+6CBE]
CJK Unified Ideographs
[U+6CC0]

Translingual[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Due to Han unification, the character looks somewhat different in Japanese: 沿
In Chinese, it looks like this: 沿

Han character[edit]

沿 (radical 85 +5, 8 strokes, cangjie input 水金口 (ECR) or 水竹弓口 (EHNR), four-corner 38160, composition)

  1. follow course, go along
  2. along, parallel to
  3. continue or hand down
  4. border
  5. edge

References[edit]

  • KangXi: page 614, character 13
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 17260
  • Dae Jaweon: page 1008, character 4
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 3, page 1590, character 4
  • Unihan data for U+6CBF

Chinese[edit]

simp. and trad.
沿

Glyph origin[edit]

Characters in the same phonetic series (沿) (Zhengzhang, 2003) 
Old Chinese
*ɦljon
*ɦljon
沿 *lon
*lon
*kljoŋ, *lon

Pronunciation[edit]



  • Dialectal data
Variety Location 沿
Mandarin Beijing /ian³⁵/
Harbin /ian²⁴/ 炕~兒
/ian⁵³/ 江~兒
Tianjin /ian⁴⁵/
Jinan /iã⁴²/
Qingdao /iã⁴²/
Zhengzhou /ian⁴²/
Xi'an /iã²⁴/
Xining /iã²⁴/
Yinchuan /ian⁵³/
Lanzhou /iɛ̃n⁵³/
Ürümqi /ian⁵¹/
Wuhan /iɛn²¹³/
Chengdu /yan³¹/
Guiyang /ian²¹/
Kunming /iɛ̃³¹/
Nanjing /ien²⁴/
Hefei /iĩ⁵⁵/
Jin Taiyuan /ie¹¹/
Pingyao /ie̞¹³/
Hohhot /ie⁵⁵/
Wu Shanghai /ɦi²³/
Suzhou /ɦiɪ¹³/
Hangzhou /ɦyõ²¹³/
Wenzhou /ji³¹/
Hui Shexian /ie⁴⁴/
Tunxi /iɛ⁴⁴/
Xiang Changsha /yẽ¹³/
Xiangtan /yẽ¹²/
Gan Nanchang /ȵyɵn⁴⁵/
Hakka Meixian /ian¹¹/
Taoyuan /ʒen¹¹/
Cantonese Guangzhou /jyn²¹/
Nanning /yn²¹/
Hong Kong /jyn²¹/
Min Xiamen (Min Nan) /ian³⁵/
Fuzhou (Min Dong) /yoŋ⁵³/
Jian'ou (Min Bei) /yiŋ³³/
Shantou (Min Nan) /iŋ⁵⁵/
Haikou (Min Nan) /zin³¹/

Rime
Character 沿
Reading # 1/1
Initial () (36)
Final () (78)
Tone (調) Level (Ø)
Openness (開合) Closed
Division () III
Fanqie
Reconstructions
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
/jiuᴇn/
Pan
Wuyun
/jʷiɛn/
Shao
Rongfen
/juæn/
Edwin
Pulleyblank
/jwian/
Li
Rong
/iuɛn/
Wang
Li
/jĭwɛn/
Bernard
Karlgren
/i̯wɛn/
Expected
Mandarin
Reflex
yuán
Baxter-Sagart system 1.1 (2014)
Character 沿
Reading # 1/1
Modern
Beijing
(Pinyin)
yán
Middle
Chinese
‹ ywen ›
Old
Chinese
/*lon/
English go along (a river); follow

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 沿
Reading # 1/1
No. 14280
Phonetic
component
沿
Rime
group
Rime
subdivision
3
Corresponding
MC rime
沿
Old
Chinese
/*lon/

Definitions[edit]

沿

  1. river or sea coast(Can we verify(+) this sense?); to follow a course; continue or hand down

Compounds[edit]


Japanese[edit]

Kanji[edit]

沿

(grade 6 “Kyōiku” kanji)

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Readings[edit]


Korean[edit]

Hanja[edit]

沿 (yeon) (hangeul , revised yeon, McCune-Reischauer yŏn, Yale yen)

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Vietnamese[edit]

Han character[edit]

沿 (duyên)

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