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U+6E90, 源
CJK UNIFIED IDEOGRAPH-6E90

[U+6E8F]
CJK Unified Ideographs
[U+6E91]
See also:

Translingual[edit]

Han character[edit]

(radical 85 +10, 13 strokes, cangjie input 水一竹火 (EMHF), four-corner 31196, composition)

References[edit]

  • KangXi: page 639, character 16
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 17926
  • Dae Jaweon: page 1046, character 9
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 3, page 1697, character 2
  • Unihan data for U+6E90

Chinese[edit]

simp. and trad.

Glyph origin[edit]

Characters in the same phonetic series () (Zhengzhang, 2003) 
Old Chinese
*ŋʷaːn, *ŋʷan
*ɦŋʷaːn
*sŋ̥ʰʷan, *ŋʷan
*sŋ̥ʰʷan, *sŋ̥ʰʷans
*ŋʷan
*ŋʷan
*ŋʷan
*ŋʷan
*ŋʷan
*ŋʷan
*ŋʷan
*ŋʷan
*ŋʷans
*ŋʷans
*ŋʷans

Pronunciation[edit]



Rime
Character
Reading # 1/1
Initial () (31)
Final () (66)
Tone (調) Level (Ø)
Openness (開合) Closed
Division () III
Fanqie
Reconstructions
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
/ŋʉɐn/
Pan
Wuyun
/ŋʷiɐn/
Shao
Rongfen
/ŋiuɐn/
Edwin
Pulleyblank
/ŋuan/
Li
Rong
/ŋiuɐn/
Wang
Li
/ŋĭwɐn/
Bernard
Karlgren
/ŋi̯wɐn/
Expected
Mandarin
Reflex
yuán
Baxter-Sagart system 1.1 (2014)
Character
Reading # 1/1
Modern
Beijing
(Pinyin)
yuán
Middle
Chinese
‹ ngjwon ›
Old
Chinese
/*N-ɢʷar/
English spring, source

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. 16187
Phonetic
component
Rime
group
Rime
subdivision
1
Corresponding
MC rime
Old
Chinese
/*ŋʷan/
Notes

Definitions[edit]

  1. source, origin, root
  2. spring
  3. A surname​.

Compounds[edit]


Japanese[edit]

Kanji[edit]

(grade 6 “Kyōiku” kanji)

Readings[edit]

Compounds[edit]

Noun[edit]

‎(hiragana みなもと, romaji minamoto)

  1. source, origin

Suffix[edit]

‎(hiragana げん, romaji -gen)

  1. source

Korean[edit]

Hanja[edit]

‎(won) (hangeul , revised won, McCune-Reischauer wŏn, Yale wen)

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Vietnamese[edit]

Han character[edit]

(nguyên, nguyễn)

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