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Translingual[edit]

Han character[edit]

(radical 99 +6, 11 strokes, cangjie input 竹口廿一 (HRTM), four-corner 24670, composition)

References[edit]

  • KangXi: page 754, character 13
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 21656
  • Dae Jaweon: page 1161, character 6
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 4, page 2414, character 9
  • Unihan data for U+751C

Chinese[edit]

simp. and trad.
alt. forms

Glyph origin[edit]

Historical forms of the character
Large seal script
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Ideogrammic compound (會意):  ‎(tongue) +  ‎(sweet)

Pronunciation[edit]



  • Dialectal data
Variety Location
Mandarin Beijing /tʰian³⁵/
Harbin /tʰian²⁴/
Tianjin /tʰian⁴⁵/
Jinan /tʰiã⁴²/
Qingdao /tʰiã⁴²/
Zhengzhou /tʰian⁴²/
Xi'an /tʰiã²⁴/
Xining /tʰiã²⁴/
Yinchuan /tʰian⁵³/
Lanzhou /tʰiɛ̃n⁵³/
Ürümqi /tʰian⁵¹/
Wuhan /tʰiɛn⁴²/
Chengdu /tʰian³¹/
Guiyang /tʰian²¹/
Kunming /tʰiɛ̃³¹/
Nanjing /tʰien²⁴/
Hefei /tʰiĩ⁵⁵/
Jin Taiyuan /tʰie¹¹/
Pingyao /tie̞¹³/
Hohhot /tʰie³¹/
Wu Shanghai /di²³/
Suzhou /diɪ¹³/
Hangzhou /diẽ̞²¹³/
Wenzhou /di³¹/
Hui Shexian /tʰe⁴⁴/
Tunxi /tiɛ⁴⁴/
Xiang Changsha /tiẽ¹³/
Xiangtan /diẽ¹²/
Gan Nanchang /tʰiɛn²⁴/
Hakka Meixian /tʰiam¹¹/
Taoyuan /tʰiɑm¹¹/
Cantonese Guangzhou /tʰim²¹/
Nanning /tʰim²¹/
Hong Kong /tʰim²¹/
Min Xiamen (Min Nan) /tiam³⁵/
/tĩ⁵⁵/
Fuzhou (Min Dong) /tieŋ⁴⁴/
Jian'ou (Min Bei) /taŋ²¹/
Shantou (Min Nan) /tiam⁵⁵/
Haikou (Min Nan) /ʔdiam³¹/

Rime
Character
Reading # 1/1
Initial () (7)
Final () (157)
Tone (調) Level (Ø)
Openness (開合) Open
Division () IV
Fanqie
Reconstructions
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
/dem/
Pan
Wuyun
/dem/
Shao
Rongfen
/dɛm/
Edwin
Pulleyblank
/dɛm/
Li
Rong
/dem/
Wang
Li
/diem/
Bernard
Karlgren
/dʱiem/
Expected
Mandarin
Reflex
tián
Zhengzhang system (2003)
Character
Reading # 1/1
No. 12408
Phonetic
component
Rime
group
Rime
subdivision
2
Corresponding
MC rime
Old
Chinese
/*l'iːm/

Definitions[edit]

  1. sweet
  2. sweetness
  3. (figuratively) pleasant; comfortable; happy
  4. (figuratively, of sleep) sound

Compounds[edit]


Japanese[edit]

Kanji[edit]

(uncommon “Hyōgai” kanji)

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Readings[edit]


Korean[edit]

Hanja[edit]

‎(cheom) (hangeul , revised cheom, McCune-Reischauer ch'ŏm, Yale chem)

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Vietnamese[edit]

Han character[edit]

(điềm)

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