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Translingual[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Phono-semantic compound (形聲, OC *mɯn): semantic  ‎(thread) + phonetic  ‎(OC *mɯn) – a line of thread.

Note that 文 has a meaning of “mark, tattoo”, hence connotations of “line marks, streaks”, or “lines on the body, wrinkles, fingerprints”.

Han character[edit]

(radical 120 +4, 10 strokes, cangjie input 女火卜大 (VFYK), four-corner 20940, composition)

  1. line, streak, stripe
  2. wrinkle

Descendants[edit]

References[edit]

  • KangXi: page 916, character 16
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 27262
  • Dae Jaweon: page 1345, character 16
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 5, page 3376, character 4
  • Unihan data for U+7D0B

Chinese[edit]

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Pronunciation[edit]


Rime
Character
Reading # 1/1
Initial () (4)
Final () (59)
Tone (調) Level (Ø)
Openness (開合) Closed
Division () III
Fanqie
Reconstructions
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
/mɨun/
Pan
Wuyun
/miun/
Shao
Rongfen
/miuən/
Edwin
Pulleyblank
/mun/
Li
Rong
/miuən/
Wang
Li
/mĭuən/
Bernard
Karlgren
/mi̯uən/
Expected
Mandarin
Reflex
wén
Zhengzhang system (2003)
Character
Reading # 1/1
No. 13016
Phonetic
component
Rime
group
Rime
subdivision
1
Corresponding
MC rime
Old
Chinese
/*mɯn/

Definitions[edit]

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Japanese[edit]

Kanji[edit]

(common “Jōyō” kanji)

  1. crest (often of a family)

Readings[edit]

Compounds[edit]


Korean[edit]

Hanja[edit]

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

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Vietnamese[edit]

Han character[edit]

(văn, vằn, vân, vện)

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