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Translingual[edit]

Han character[edit]

(radical 118 +8, 14 strokes, cangjie input 竹戈戈 (HII), four-corner 88503)

  1. note, memo
  2. stationery
  3. comments

References[edit]

  • KangXi: page 887, character 4
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 26122
  • Dae Jaweon: page 1315, character 3
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 5, page 2981, character 4
  • Unihan data for U+7B8B

Cantonese[edit]

Hanzi[edit]

‎(simplified , Yale jin1)

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Japanese[edit]

Kanji[edit]

(common “Jōyō” kanji)

Readings[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Kanji in this term
せん
Grade: S
on'yomi

From Middle Chinese ‎(/*d͡zen/). Compare modern Mandarin traditional and simplified ‎(jiān).

Pronunciation[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Noun[edit]

‎(hiragana せん, romaji sen)

  1. a slip of paper
  2. a label made of wood, bamboo, ivory, or paper
Derived terms[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

Kanji in this term
ふだ
Grade: S
kun'yomi

Originally a compound of ‎(fumi, writing) +‎ ‎(ita, board), from the way that thin slices of wood were used for labels.[2][1]

/fumiita/ > /fumita/ > /funda/ > /fuda/

Pronunciation[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Noun[edit]

‎(hiragana ふだ, romaji fuda)

  1. Alternative spelling of a slip of paper; a label
Usage notes[edit]

The spelling for fuda is rare. The spelling is the most common.[2][1]

References[edit]

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 2006, 大辞林 (Daijirin), Third Edition (in Japanese), Tōkyō: Sanseidō, ISBN 4-385-13905-9
  2. 2.0 2.1 1988, 国語大辞典(新装版) (Kokugo Dai Jiten, Revised Edition) (in Japanese), Tōkyō: Shogakukan
  3. ^ 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]

‎(jeon) (hangeul , revised jeon, McCune-Reischauer chŏn, Yale cen)

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Mandarin[edit]

Hanzi[edit]

‎(simplified , Pinyin jiān (jian1), Wade-Giles chien1)

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