Definition from Wiktionary, the free dictionary
Jump to: navigation, search
See also:

Translingual[edit]

Han character[edit]

(radical 120 +11, 17 strokes, cangjie input 人大女戈火 (OKVIF), four-corner 88903, composition)

  1. complicated, complex, difficult

Derived terms[edit]

References[edit]

  • KangXi: page 937, character 1
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 27803
  • Dae Jaweon: page 1376, character 5
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 5, page 3444, character 3
  • Unihan data for U+7E41

Chinese[edit]

simp. and trad.

Pronunciation[edit]

Middle Chinese pronunciation (, reconstructed)
Character (), Pronunciation 1/3

Initial: (3)
Final:
Division: III

Openness: Closed
Tone: Level (Ø)

Fanqie:
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
Bernard
Karlgren
Li
Rong
Pan
Wuyun
Edwin
Pulleyblank
Wang
Li
Shao
Rongfen
/bʉɐn/ /bʱi̯wɐn/ /biuɐn/ /bʷiɐn/ /buan/ /bĭwɐn/ /biuɐn/
Character (), Pronunciation 2/3

Initial: (3)
Final:
Division: I

Openness: Closed
Tone: Level (Ø)

Fanqie:
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
Bernard
Karlgren
Li
Rong
Pan
Wuyun
Edwin
Pulleyblank
Wang
Li
Shao
Rongfen
/buɑn/ /bʱuɑn/ /buɑn/ /bʷɑn/ /bwan/ /buɑn/ /buɑn/
Character (), Pronunciation 3/3

Initial: (3)
Final:
Division: I

Openness: Closed
Tone: Level (Ø)

Fanqie:
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
Bernard
Karlgren
Li
Rong
Pan
Wuyun
Edwin
Pulleyblank
Wang
Li
Shao
Rongfen
/buɑ/ /bʱuɑ/ /buɑ/ /buɑ/ /bwa/ /buɑ/ /buɑ/
Old Chinese pronunciation (, reconstructed)
Baxter-Sagart system 1.1 (2014)
Character Modern Beijing
(Pinyin)
Middle Chinese Old Chinese English
fán ‹ bjon › /*[b]ar/ abundant, numerous

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
2945 1 /*baːl/ 見爾雅
2946 1 /*baːn/
2951 1 /*ban/ 說文作緐

Definitions[edit]

  1. This term needs a translation to English. Please help out and add a translation, then remove the text {{rfdef}}.

Compounds[edit]


Japanese[edit]

Kanji[edit]

(common “Jōyō” kanji)

  1. rich, prosperous
  2. flourishing, luxuriant, heavy or dense (foliage)
  3. rhythm or regularity
  4. difficulty
  5. intricacy
  6. complication

Readings[edit]

Compounds[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

‎(hiragana しげる, romaji Shigeru)

  1. A male given name

Korean[edit]

Hanja[edit]

‎(beon, ban) (hangeul , , revised beon, ban, McCune-Reischauer pŏn, pan, Yale pen, pan)

  1. This entry needs a definition. Please add one, then remove {{defn}}.

Vietnamese[edit]

Han character[edit]

(phồn, phiền)

  1. This entry needs a definition. Please add one, then remove {{defn}}.