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Translingual[edit]

Stroke order
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Etymology[edit]

Phono-semantic compound (形聲): semantic  ‎(water) + phonetic  – a type of water. Note that 彎 means “bend, curve” (from ‎(bow), hence “curve (of a bow)”), so there are also connotations of “bend in the stream”, or the curve of a bay or inlet.

Han character[edit]

(radical 85 +22, 25 strokes, cangjie input 水女火弓 (EVFN), four-corner 32127)

Descendants[edit]

References[edit]

  • KangXi: page 664, character 10
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 18823
  • Dae Jaweon: page 1072, character 34
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 3, page 1798, character 9
  • Unihan data for U+7063

Chinese[edit]

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Pronunciation[edit]


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

Initial: 影 (34)
Final: 刪
Division: II

Openness: Closed
Tone: Level (Ø)

Fanqie: 烏關切
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
Bernard
Karlgren
Li
Rong
Pan
Wuyun
Edwin
Pulleyblank
Wang
Li
Shao
Rongfen
/ʔɣuan/ /ʔwan/ /ʔuan/ /ʔʷɯan/ /ʔwaɨn/ /wan/ /ʔuɐn/
Old Chinese pronunciation (, reconstructed)
Zhengzhang system (2003)
Character No. Phonetic
component
Rime
group
Rime
subdivision
Corresponding
MC rime
Old Chinese Notes
8627 3 /*qroːn/ 彎分化字

Noun[edit]

  1. bay

Derived terms[edit]


Japanese[edit]

Kanji[edit]

(uncommon “Hyōgai” kanjikyūjitai kanji, shinjitai form )

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Readings[edit]


Korean[edit]

Hanja[edit]

‎(man) (hangeul , revised man, McCune-Reischauer man, Yale man)

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Vietnamese[edit]

Han character[edit]

(loan, loáng, loãng, vịnh)

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