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U+70EF, 烯
CJK UNIFIED IDEOGRAPH-70EF

[U+70EE]
CJK Unified Ideographs
[U+70F0]

Translingual[edit]

Han character[edit]

(radical 86 +7, 11 strokes, cangjie input 火大大月 (FKKB), four-corner 94827, composition)

References[edit]

  • KangXi: page 671, character 10
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 19037
  • Dae Jaweon: page 1080, character 7
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 3, page 2205, character 4
  • Unihan data for U+70EF

Chinese[edit]

simp. and trad.
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Glyph origin[edit]

Phono-semantic compound (形聲): semantic  (fire) + phonetic , the latter being derived from (, “rare”) of which it is the phonetic element. This is coined in light of the observed lack of hydrogens (as compared to alkanes) in alkenes and the fact that alkenes are flammable.

Compare (wán, “alkane”), (quē, “alkyne”).

Pronunciation[edit]

Definitions[edit]

  1. (organic chemistry) alkene

Compounds[edit]