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Translingual[edit]

Han character[edit]

(radical 96 +5, 9 strokes, cangjie input 一土人竹竹 (MGOHH), four-corner 18122, composition)

  1. precious, valuable, rare

References[edit]

  • KangXi: page 730, character 4
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 20920
  • Dae Jaweon: page 1141, character 16
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 2, page 1107, character 9
  • Unihan data for U+73CD

Chinese[edit]

simp. and trad.

Pronunciation[edit]

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

Initial: (9)
Final:
Division: III

Openness: Open
Tone: Level (Ø)

Fanqie:
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
Bernard
Karlgren
Li
Rong
Pan
Wuyun
Edwin
Pulleyblank
Wang
Li
Shao
Rongfen
/ʈiɪn/ /ȶi̯ĕn/ /ȶiĕn/ /ʈin/ /ʈin/ /ȶĭĕn/ /ȶjen/
Old Chinese pronunciation (, reconstructed)
Baxter-Sagart system 1.1 (2014)
Character Modern Beijing
(Pinyin)
Middle Chinese Old Chinese English
zhēn ‹ trin › /*trə[n]/ precious thing

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
17091 1 /*ʔl'ɯn/

Definitions[edit]

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Derived terms[edit]


Japanese[edit]

Kanji[edit]

(common “Jōyō” kanji)

Readings[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Kanji in this term
ちん
Grade: S
on'yomi

From Middle Chinese ‎(trin, treasure, precious thing).

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

‎(-na inflection, hiragana ちん, romaji chin)

  1. rare, strange

Inflection[edit]

Noun[edit]

‎(hiragana ちん, romaji chin)

  1. rarity

References[edit]

  1. ^ 2006, 大辞林 (Daijirin), Third Edition (in Japanese), Tōkyō: Sanseidō, ISBN 4-385-13905-9

Korean[edit]

Hanja[edit]

‎(jin)
Eumhun:

  • Sound (hangeul):  (revised: jin, McCune-Reischauer: chin, Yale: cin)
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Vietnamese[edit]

Han character[edit]

(trân, trằn)

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