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Translingual[edit]

Han character[edit]

(radical 104 +12, 17 strokes, cangjie input 大口口山 (KRRU), four-corner 00172, composition)

References[edit]

  • KangXi: not present, would follow page 781, character 10
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 22538
  • Dae Jaweon: page 1190, character 23
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 4, page 2697, character 4
  • Unihan data for U+764C

Chinese[edit]

-
simp. and trad.

Pronunciation[edit]


Definitions[edit]

  1. cancer, carcinoma

Compounds[edit]


Japanese[edit]

Kanji[edit]

(uncommon “Hyōgai” kanji)

  1. cancer

Readings[edit]

Compounds[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Kanji in this term
がん
Hyōgaiji
on'yomi

From Middle Chinese .

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

‎(hiragana がん, romaji gan)

  1. (medicine, oncology, pathology) cancer
     (かれ)祖母 (そぼ) (がん) ()んだ。
    kare no sobo wa gan de shinda.
    His grandmother died of cancer.
  2. (figuratively: a baneful but ineradicable evil): cancer
    中央集権体制 (ちゅうおうしゅうけんたいせい)社会 (しゃかい) (がん)になっている。
    chūōshūken taisei wa shakai no gan ni natteiru.
    The centralized administrative system has become a cancer of the society.

References[edit]

  1. ^ 2006, 大辞林 (Daijirin), Third Edition (in Japanese), Tōkyō: Sanseidō, ISBN 4-385-13905-9
  2. ^ 1998, NHK日本語発音アクセント辞典 (NHK Japanese Pronunciation Accent Dictionary) (in Japanese), Tōkyō: NHK, ISBN 978-4-14-011112-3

Korean[edit]

Hanja[edit]

‎(am) (hangeul , revised am, McCune-Reischauer am, Yale am)

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Vietnamese[edit]

Han character[edit]

(nham)

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