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Translingual[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Phono-semantic compound (形聲, OC *pen, *peːn, *peːnʔ): semantic  ‎(thread) + phonetic  ‎(OC *pʰen, *benʔ, *peːnʔ, *beːnʔ) – to knit together a book (with thread).

Han character[edit]

(radical 120 +9, 15 strokes, cangjie input 女火竹尸月 (VFHSB) or 女火戈尸月 (VFISB), four-corner 23927, composition)

  1. knit, weave
  2. arrange
  3. compile

References[edit]

  • KangXi: page 931, character 8
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 27665
  • Dae Jaweon: page 1369, character 10
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 5, page 3431, character 5
  • Unihan data for U+7DE8

Chinese[edit]

trad.
simp.

Pronunciation[edit]



Rime
Character
Reading # 1/3 2/3 3/3
Initial () (1) (1) (1)
Final () (85) (77) (85)
Tone (調) Level (Ø) Level (Ø) Rising (X)
Openness (開合) Open Open Open
Division () IV III IV
Fanqie
Reconstructions
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
/pen/ /piᴇn/ /penX/
Pan
Wuyun
/pen/ /piɛn/ /penX/
Shao
Rongfen
/pɛn/ /pjæn/ /pɛnX/
Edwin
Pulleyblank
/pɛn/ /pian/ /pɛnX/
Li
Rong
/pen/ /piɛn/ /penX/
Wang
Li
/pien/ /pĭɛn/ /pienX/
Bernard
Karlgren
/pien/ /pi̯ɛn/ /pienX/
Expected
Mandarin
Reflex
biān biān biǎn
Baxter-Sagart system 1.1 (2014)
Character
Reading # 1/2 2/2
Modern
Beijing
(Pinyin)
biān biān
Middle
Chinese
‹ pen › ‹ pjien ›
Old
Chinese
/*pˤe[r]/ /*pe[r] (~ *mə-pe[r] in donor to HM)/
English plait, weave plait, weave

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 # 1/3 2/3 3/3
No. 707 728 735
Phonetic
component
Rime
group
Rime
subdivision
2 2 2
Corresponding
MC rime
Old
Chinese
/*pen/ /*peːn/ /*peːnʔ/

Verb[edit]

  1. to weave
  2. to edit
  3. to write; to compose; to author
  4. to make up

Compounds[edit]


Japanese[edit]

Kanji[edit]

(grade 5 “Kyōiku” kanji)

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Readings[edit]

Compounds[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Kanji in this term
へん
Grade: 5
on'yomi

From Middle Chinese ‎(pen).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

‎(hiragana へん, romaji hen)

  1. compilation

References[edit]

  1. ^ 2006, 大辞林 (Daijirin), Third Edition (in Japanese), Tōkyō: Sanseidō, ISBN 4-385-13905-9
  2. ^ 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]

‎(pyeon, byeon) (hangeul , , revised pyeon, byeon, McCune-Reischauer p'yŏn, pyŏn, Yale phyen, pyen)

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Compounds[edit]


Vietnamese[edit]

Han character[edit]

(biên)

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