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U+7DE3, 緣
CJK UNIFIED IDEOGRAPH-7DE3

[U+7DE2]
CJK Unified Ideographs
[U+7DE4]
See also: and

Translingual[edit]

Traditional
Shinjitai
Simplified

Han character[edit]

(radical 120 +9, 15 strokes, cangjie input 女火女弓人 (VFVNO), four-corner 27932, composition)

References[edit]

  • KangXi: page 930, character 19
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 27656
  • Dae Jaweon: page 1368, character 18
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 5, page 3433, character 7
  • Unihan data for U+7DE3

Chinese[edit]

trad.
simp.
alt. forms

Glyph origin[edit]

Characters in the same phonetic series () (Zhengzhang, 2003) 
Old Chinese
*reːlʔ, *rel, *roːl
*reːlʔ, *reːl
*l̥ʰjelʔ, *hljelʔ, *l̥ʰoːns
*l'els
*hlods, *l̥ʰjods
*hlods
*ʔslon, *l̥ʰon
*l̥ʰon, *l̥ʰons
*l̥ʰons, *l'uːns
*l'on
*l'onʔ
*l'onʔ
*l'onʔ
*lon
*lon, *lons
*lon
*lons
*l̥ʰoːns
*l̥ʰoːns

Phono-semantic compound (形聲, OC *lon, *lons): semantic  + phonetic (OC *l̥ʰjelʔ, *hljelʔ, *l̥ʰoːns).

Pronunciation 1[edit]



Rime
Character
Reading # 1/1
Initial () (36)
Final () (78)
Tone (調) Level (Ø)
Openness (開合) Closed
Division () III
Fanqie
Reconstructions
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
/jiuᴇn/
Pan
Wuyun
/jʷiɛn/
Shao
Rongfen
/juæn/
Edwin
Pulleyblank
/jwian/
Li
Rong
/iuɛn/
Wang
Li
/jĭwɛn/
Bernard
Karlgren
/i̯wɛn/
Expected
Mandarin
Reflex
yuán
Baxter-Sagart system 1.1 (2014)
Character
Reading # 1/1
Modern
Beijing
(Pinyin)
yuán
Middle
Chinese
‹ ywen ›
Old
Chinese
/*lon/
English go along, follow

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 # 1/2
No. 12527
Phonetic
component
Rime
group
Rime
subdivision
3
Corresponding
MC rime
沿
Old
Chinese
/*lon/

Definitions[edit]

  1. hem
  2. edge; brink; margin
  3. along; down
  4. to climb up
  5. to involve
  6. reason; cause
  7. because
  8. depending on
  9. lucky chance; luck or lot by which people are brought together; predestined relationship; fate
  10. linkage; bondings

Pronunciation 2[edit]


Zhengzhang system (2003)
Character
Reading # 2/2
No. 12530
Phonetic
component
Rime
group
Rime
subdivision
3
Corresponding
MC rime
Old
Chinese
/*lons/

Definitions[edit]

  1. hem; margin
  2. to edge with lace; to rim with lace, border, etc.

Compounds[edit]


Japanese[edit]

Kanji[edit]

(“Jinmeiyō” kanji used for nameskyūjitai kanji, shinjitai form )

  1. hem
  2. margin
  3. reason
  4. cause
  5. karma
  6. fate

Readings[edit]


Korean[edit]

Hanja[edit]

‎(yeon, dan) (hangeul , , revised yeon, dan, McCune-Reischauer yŏn, tan, Yale yen, tan)

  1. fate
  2. reason

Vietnamese[edit]

Han character[edit]

(duyến, duyên)

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