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Translingual[edit]

Stroke order
玄-order.gif
Historical forms of the character
Bronze inscriptions Large seal script Small seal script
玄-bronze.svg 玄-bigseal.svg 玄-seal.svg

Han character[edit]

(radical 95 +0, 5 strokes, cangjie input 卜女戈 (YVI), four-corner 00732)

  1. deep, profound, abstruse

Derived characters[edit]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  • KangXi: not present, would follow page 725, character 1
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 20814
  • Dae Jaweon: page 1134, character 8
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 1, page 280, character 3
  • Unihan data for U+7384

Chinese[edit]

simp. and trad.

Pronunciation[edit]



  • Dialectal data
Variety Location
Mandarin Beijing /ɕyan³⁵/
Harbin /ɕyan²⁴/
Tianjin /ɕyan⁴⁵/
Jinan /ɕyã⁴²/
Qingdao /ɕyã⁴²/
Zhengzhou /ɕyan⁴²/
Xi'an /ɕyã²⁴/
Xining /ɕyã²⁴/
Yinchuan /ɕyan⁵³/
Lanzhou /ɕyɛ̃n⁵³/
Ürümqi /ɕyan⁵¹/
Wuhan /ɕiɛn²¹³/
Chengdu /ɕyan³¹/
Guiyang /ɕian²¹/
Kunming /ɕiɛ̃³¹/
Nanjing /ɕyen⁴⁴/
Hefei /ɕyĩ⁵⁵/
Jin Taiyuan /ɕye¹¹/
Pingyao /ɕye̞¹³/
Hohhot /ɕye³¹/
Wu Shanghai /ɦi²³/
/ɦyø²³/
Suzhou /ɦiø¹³/
Hangzhou /ɦyõ²¹³/
Wenzhou /jy³¹/
Hui Shexian /ɕye⁴⁴/
Tunxi /ɕyɛ⁴⁴/
Xiang Changsha /ɕyẽ¹³/
Xiangtan /ɕyẽ¹²/
Gan Nanchang /ɕyɵn⁴⁵/
Hakka Meixian /hian¹¹/
Taoyuan /hien¹¹/
Cantonese Guangzhou /jyn²¹/
Nanning /yn²¹/
Hong Kong /jyn²¹/
Min Xiamen (Min Nan) /hian³⁵/
Fuzhou (Min Dong) /hieŋ⁵³/
Jian'ou (Min Bei) /xyiŋ²¹/
Shantou (Min Nan) /hiaŋ⁵⁵/
Haikou (Min Nan) /hin³¹/

Rime
Character
Reading # 1/1
Initial () (33)
Final () (86)
Tone (調) Level (Ø)
Openness (開合) Closed
Division () IV
Fanqie
Reconstructions
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
/ɦwen/
Pan
Wuyun
/ɦʷen/
Shao
Rongfen
/ɣuɛn/
Edwin
Pulleyblank
/ɦwɛn/
Li
Rong
/ɣuen/
Wang
Li
/ɣiwen/
Bernard
Karlgren
/ɣiwen/
Expected
Mandarin
Reflex
xuán
Baxter-Sagart system 1.1 (2014)
Character
Reading # 1/1
Modern
Beijing
(Pinyin)
xuán
Middle
Chinese
‹ hwen ›
Old
Chinese
/*[ɢ]ʷˤi[n]/
English dark

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. 14029
Phonetic
component
Rime
group
Rime
subdivision
2
Corresponding
MC rime
Old
Chinese
/*ɡʷeːn/

Definitions[edit]

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Compounds[edit]

References[edit]


Japanese[edit]

Kanji[edit]

(common “Jōyō” kanji)

  1. mysterious
  2. occultness

Readings[edit]


Korean[edit]

Hanja[edit]

‎(hyeon) (hangeul , revised hyeon, McCune-Reischauer hyŏn, Yale hyen)

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Vietnamese[edit]

Han character[edit]

(huyền)

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