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Translingual[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Historical forms of the character
Bamboo and silk script Large seal script Small seal script
端-silk.svg 端-bigseal.svg 端-seal.svg

Han character[edit]

(radical 117 +9, 14 strokes, cangjie input 卜廿山一月 (YTUMB), four-corner 02127, composition)

  1. end, extreme
  2. head
  3. beginning

References[edit]

  • KangXi: page 872, character 32
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 25806
  • Dae Jaweon: page 1303, character 20
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 4, page 2714, character 1
  • Unihan data for U+7AEF

Chinese[edit]

simp. and trad.

Pronunciation[edit]


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

Initial: (5)
Final: (62)
Tone: Level (Ø)

Openness: Closed
Division: I
Fanqie:

Expected Mandarin reflex: duān
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
Pan
Wuyun
Shao
Rongfen
Edwin
Pulleyblank
Li
Rong
Wang
Li
Bernard
Karlgren
/tuɑn/ /tʷɑn/ /tuɑn/ /twan/ /tuɑn/ /tuɑn/ /tuɑn/
Old Chinese pronunciation (, reconstructed)
Baxter-Sagart system 1.1 (2014)
Character Modern Beijing
(Pinyin)
Middle Chinese Old Chinese English
duān ‹ twan › /*tˤor/ tip (n.)

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
2500 3 /*toːn/

Definitions[edit]

  1. to hold something level with hand
  2. end

Japanese[edit]

Kanji[edit]

(common “Jōyō” kanji)

Readings[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Kanji in this term
はし
Grade: S
kun'yomi
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Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

‎(hiragana はし, romaji hashi)

  1. an edge, and end of something

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
  3. ^ 1997, 新明解国語辞典 (Shin Meikai Kokugo Jiten), Fifth Edition (in Japanese), Tōkyō: Sanseidō, ISBN 4-385-13143-0

Korean[edit]

Hanja[edit]

‎(dan) (hangeul , revised dan, McCune-Reischauer tan, Yale tan)

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Vietnamese[edit]

Han character[edit]

(đoan)

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