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Translingual[edit]

Han character[edit]

(radical 86 +9, 13 strokes, cangjie input 火一田土 (FMWG), four-corner 91814, composition)

  1. smoke, soot
  2. opium
  3. tobacco, cigarettes (corresponding regular character: )

References[edit]

  • KangXi: page 677, character 7
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 19203
  • Dae Jaweon: page 1088, character 2
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 3, page 2215, character 9
  • Unihan data for U+7159

Chinese[edit]

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trad.
simp.

Pronunciation[edit]


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

Initial: 影 (34)
Final: 先
Division: IV

Openness: Open
Tone: Level (Ø)

Fanqie: 烏前切
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
Bernard
Karlgren
Li
Rong
Pan
Wuyun
Edwin
Pulleyblank
Wang
Li
Shao
Rongfen
/ʔen/ /ʔien/ /ʔen/ /ʔen/ /ʔɛn/ /ien/ /ʔɛn/
Old Chinese pronunciation (, reconstructed)
Baxter-Sagart system 1.1 (2014)
Character Modern Beijing
(Pinyin)
Middle Chinese Old Chinese English
yān ‹ ʔen › /*[q]ˤi[n]/ smoke

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
15192 1 /*qiːn/

Noun[edit]

(classifier , )

  1. smoke; mist; vapour
  2. tobacco
  3. cigarette
  4. tobacco pipe
  5. opium
  6. soot
  7. (Cantonese, slang, informal, card games) ace

Synonyms[edit]

Verb[edit]

  1. to be irritated by smoke
    煙燻烟熏

Compounds[edit]


Japanese[edit]

Kanji[edit]

(common “Jōyō” kanji)

Noun[edit]

‎(hiragana けむり, romaji kemuri)

  1. smoke

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Korean[edit]

Hanja[edit]

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

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Vietnamese[edit]

Han character[edit]

(yên, bửu)

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