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U+7B4B, 筋
CJK UNIFIED IDEOGRAPH-7B4B

[U+7B4A]
CJK Unified Ideographs
[U+7B4C]

Translingual[edit]

Han character[edit]

(radical 118 +6, 12 strokes, cangjie input 竹月大尸 (HBKS), four-corner 88227, composition)

References[edit]

  • KangXi: page 882, character 26
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 25994
  • Dae Jaweon: page 1311, character 7
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 5, page 2968, character 4
  • Unihan data for U+7B4B

Chinese[edit]

simp. and trad.

Glyph origin[edit]

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

Pronunciation[edit]



Rime
Character
Reading # 1/1
Initial () (28)
Final () (57)
Tone (調) Level (Ø)
Openness (開合) Open
Division () III
Fanqie
Reconstructions
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
/kɨn/
Pan
Wuyun
/kɨn/
Shao
Rongfen
/kiən/
Edwin
Pulleyblank
/kɨn/
Li
Rong
/kiən/
Wang
Li
/kĭən/
Bernard
Karlgren
/ki̯ən/
Expected
Mandarin
Reflex
jīn
Baxter-Sagart system 1.1 (2014)
Character
Reading # 1/1
Modern
Beijing
(Pinyin)
jīn
Middle
Chinese
‹ kjɨn ›
Old
Chinese
/*C.[k]ə[n]/
English sinew

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. 6727
Phonetic
component
Rime
group
Rime
subdivision
1
Corresponding
MC rime
Old
Chinese
/*kɯn/
Notes

Definitions[edit]

  1. (anatomy) tendon; sinew
    鍾意 [Cantonese, trad.]
    钟意 [Cantonese, simp.]
    Ngo5 hou2 zung1 ji3 sik6 ngau4 gan1 jyun2. [Jyutping]
    I like to eat beef tendon meatballs.
  2. (anatomy) muscle
  3. (anatomy) vein that stands out on the skin; prominent superficial vein
  4. (by extension) anything resembling a sinew or vein
  5. A surname​.

Compounds[edit]


Japanese[edit]

Kanji[edit]

(grade 6 “Kyōiku” kanji)

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Readings[edit]

Compounds[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Kanji in this term
すじ
Grade: 6
kun’yomi
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Noun[edit]

(hiragana すじ, rōmaji suji, historical hiragana すぢ)

  1. muscle
  2. tendon

See also[edit]

Counter[edit]

(hiragana すじ, rōmaji -suji, historical hiragana すぢ)

  1. Counter for long, thin things.
    一筋 (ひとすじ) (ひかり)
    hitosuji no hikari
    a single ray of light

Korean[edit]

Hanja[edit]

(geun) (hangeul , revised geun, McCune-Reischauer kŭn, Yale kun)

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Vietnamese[edit]

Han character[edit]

(cân, gân)

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