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Translingual[edit]

Stroke order
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Han character[edit]

(radical 85 +8, 11 strokes, cangjie input 水火火 (EFF), four-corner 39189)

  1. watered down, bland, modest, essential

References[edit]

  • KangXi: page 630, character 18
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 17660
  • Dae Jaweon: page 1032, character 17
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 3, page 1660, character 8
  • Unihan data for U+6DE1

Chinese[edit]

-
simp. and trad.

Pronunciation[edit]


Middle Chinese pronunciation (, reconstructed)
Character (淡), Pronunciation 1/4

Initial: 定 (7)
Final: 談
Division: I

Openness: Open
Tone: Level (Ø)

Fanqie: 徒甘切
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
Bernard
Karlgren
Li
Rong
Pan
Wuyun
Edwin
Pulleyblank
Wang
Li
Shao
Rongfen
/dɑm/ /dʱɑm/ /dɑm/ /dɑm/ /dam/ /dɑm/ /dɑm/
Character (淡), Pronunciation 2/4

Initial: 定 (7)
Final: 談
Division: I

Openness: Open
Tone: Rising (X)

Fanqie: 徒敢切
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
Bernard
Karlgren
Li
Rong
Pan
Wuyun
Edwin
Pulleyblank
Wang
Li
Shao
Rongfen
/dɑmX/ /dʱɑmX/ /dɑmX/ /dɑmX/ /damX/ /dɑmX/ /dɑmX/
Character (淡), Pronunciation 3/4

Initial: 以 (36)
Final: 鹽
Division: III

Openness: Open
Tone: Rising (X)

Fanqie: 以冉切
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
Bernard
Karlgren
Li
Rong
Pan
Wuyun
Edwin
Pulleyblank
Wang
Li
Shao
Rongfen
/jiᴇmX/ /i̯ɛmX/ /iɛmX/ /jiɛmX/ /jiamX/ /jĭɛmX/ /jæmX/
Character (淡), Pronunciation 4/4

Initial: 定 (7)
Final: 談
Division: I

Openness: Open
Tone: Departing (H)

Fanqie: 徒濫切
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
Bernard
Karlgren
Li
Rong
Pan
Wuyun
Edwin
Pulleyblank
Wang
Li
Shao
Rongfen
/dɑmH/ /dʱɑmH/ /dɑmH/ /dɑmH/ /damH/ /dɑmH/ /dɑmH/
Old Chinese pronunciation (, reconstructed)
Baxter-Sagart system 1.1 (2014)
Character Modern Beijing
(Pinyin)
Middle Chinese Old Chinese English
dàn ‹ damX › /*[l]ˤamʔ/ insipid

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
14296 1 /*l'aːm/
14300 1 /*l'aːmʔ/
14305 1 /*l'aːms/
14319 1 /*lamʔ/ 見宋玉賦

Definitions[edit]

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Japanese[edit]

Kanji[edit]

(common “Jōyō” kanji)

  1. diluted
  2. pale

Readings[edit]

Compounds[edit]


Korean[edit]

Hanja[edit]

‎(dam) (hangeul , revised dam, McCune-Reischauer tam, Yale tam)

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Vietnamese[edit]

Han character[edit]

(đạm, đượm, vạm, đặm)

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