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U+7DE3, 緣
CJK UNIFIED IDEOGRAPH-7DE3

[U+7DE2]
CJK Unified Ideographs
[U+7DE4]

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.
variant 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]


Note:
  • uang5 - Shantou;
  • uêng5 - Chaozhou.
  • Wu

  • 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
    BaxterSagart 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 (edge of a piece of clothing)
    2. edge; brink; margin
    3. along; down; throughout the length of
    4. to climb up; to climb vertically; to ascend
    5. to involve; to implicate; to incriminate
    6. reason; cause; basis
    7. because of; due to
      不曾 [Classical Chinese, trad.]
      不曾 [Classical Chinese, simp.]
      From: Du Fu, 客至
      Huā jìng bùcéng yuán kè sǎo, péng mén jīn shǐ wèi jūn kāi. [Pinyin]
      The flower path was never swept because of guests; the grassy gate was opened today for the first time ever for you.
    8. relying on; depending on
    9. lucky chance; luck or lot by which people are brought together; predestined relationship; fate; serendipity
    10. linkage; bondings

    Compounds[edit]

    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.

    Japanese[edit]

    Shinjitai

    Kyūjitai

    Kanji[edit]

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

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

    Readings[edit]

    • On (unclassified): えん (en)
    • Kun: ふち (fuchi, ); へり (heri, ); よる (yoru, 緣る)

    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]

    (duyên)

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