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Translingual[edit]

Han character[edit]

(radical 118 +12, 18 strokes, cangjie input 竹日弓日 (HANA), four-corner 88227, composition)

Derived characters[edit]

References[edit]

  • KangXi: not present, would follow page 901, character 28
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 26520
  • Dae Jaweon: page 1325, character 7
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 5, page 3017, character 15
  • Unihan data for U+7C21

Chinese[edit]

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Pronunciation[edit]


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

Initial: 見 (28)
Final: 山
Division: II

Openness: Open
Tone: Rising (X)

Fanqie: 古限切
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
Bernard
Karlgren
Li
Rong
Pan
Wuyun
Edwin
Pulleyblank
Wang
Li
Shao
Rongfen
/kɣɛnX/ /kănX/ /kɛnX/ /kɯænX/ /kəɨnX/ /kænX/ /kænX/
Old Chinese pronunciation (, reconstructed)
Baxter-Sagart system 1.1 (2014)
Character Modern Beijing
(Pinyin)
Middle Chinese Old Chinese English
jiǎn ‹ kɛnX › /*kˤre[n]ʔ/ bamboo slip for writing
jiǎn ‹ kɛnX › /*kˤre[n]ʔ/ select, large-minded, etc.

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
6227 2 /*kreːnʔ/

Definitions[edit]

  1. simple, terse, succinct
  2. letter

Compounds[edit]

References[edit]


Japanese[edit]

Kanji[edit]

(grade 6 “Kyōiku” kanji)

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Readings[edit]


Korean[edit]

Hanja[edit]

‎(gan) (hangeul , revised gan, McCune-Reischauer kan, Yale kan)

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Vietnamese[edit]

Han character[edit]

(giản, dẳng, dớn, giỡn, nhởn, dần, dẵng, giảm, giằn)

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