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U+7E41, 繁
CJK UNIFIED IDEOGRAPH-7E41

[U+7E40]
CJK Unified Ideographs
[U+7E42]

Translingual[edit]

Han character[edit]

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

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.

Glyph origin[edit]

Characters in the same phonetic series () (Zhengzhang, 2003) 
Old Chinese
*baːl, *baːn, *ban
*ban
*ban
*ban
*bans

Pronunciation 1[edit]



Rime
Character
Reading # 1/3
Initial () (3)
Final () (66)
Tone (調) Level (Ø)
Openness (開合) Closed
Division () III
Fanqie
Reconstructions
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
/bʉɐn/
Pan
Wuyun
/bʷiɐn/
Shao
Rongfen
/biuɐn/
Edwin
Pulleyblank
/buan/
Li
Rong
/biuɐn/
Wang
Li
/bĭwɐn/
Bernard
Karlgren
/bʱi̯wɐn/
Expected
Mandarin
Reflex
fán
Baxter-Sagart system 1.1 (2014)
Character
Reading # 1/1
Modern
Beijing
(Pinyin)
fán
Middle
Chinese
‹ bjon ›
Old
Chinese
/*[b]ar/
English 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
Reading # 3/3
No. 2951
Phonetic
component
Rime
group
Rime
subdivision
1
Corresponding
MC rime
Old
Chinese
/*ban/
Notes

Definitions[edit]

  1. numerous; many
    繁星 (fánxīng)
  2. complicated
    繁體字繁体字 (fántǐzì)
  3. luxuriant; lush
    繁盛 (fánshèng)

Compounds[edit]

Pronunciation 2[edit]



Rime
Character
Reading # 3/3
Initial () (3)
Final () (95)
Tone (調) Level (Ø)
Openness (開合) Closed
Division () I
Fanqie
Reconstructions
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
/buɑ/
Pan
Wuyun
/buɑ/
Shao
Rongfen
/buɑ/
Edwin
Pulleyblank
/bwa/
Li
Rong
/buɑ/
Wang
Li
/buɑ/
Bernard
Karlgren
/bʱuɑ/
Expected
Mandarin
Reflex
Zhengzhang system (2003)
Character
Reading # 1/3
No. 2945
Phonetic
component
Rime
group
Rime
subdivision
1
Corresponding
MC rime
Old
Chinese
/*baːl/
Notes

Definitions[edit]

  1. Alternative form of (, “white”).
  2. A surname​.
  3. Used in zh:繁塔 also known as 繁台

Pronunciation 3[edit]



Rime
Character
Reading # 2/3
Initial () (3)
Final () (62)
Tone (調) Level (Ø)
Openness (開合) Closed
Division () I
Fanqie
Reconstructions
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
/buɑn/
Pan
Wuyun
/bʷɑn/
Shao
Rongfen
/buɑn/
Edwin
Pulleyblank
/bwan/
Li
Rong
/buɑn/
Wang
Li
/buɑn/
Bernard
Karlgren
/bʱuɑn/
Expected
Mandarin
Reflex
pán
Zhengzhang system (2003)
Character
Reading # 2/3
No. 2946
Phonetic
component
Rime
group
Rime
subdivision
1
Corresponding
MC rime
Old
Chinese
/*baːn/

Definitions[edit]

  1. Alternative form of .

Pronunciation 4[edit]


Definitions[edit]

  1. Alternative form of (mǐn).
  2. Only used in 繁鳥繁鸟.

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

Vietnamese[edit]

Han character[edit]

(phồn, phiền)

  1. many; numerous