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U+7F36, 缶
CJK UNIFIED IDEOGRAPH-7F36

[U+7F35]
CJK Unified Ideographs
[U+7F37]
U+2F78, ⽸
KANGXI RADICAL JAR

[U+2F77]
Kangxi Radicals
[U+2F79]

Translingual[edit]

Stroke order
缶-order.gif

Han character[edit]

(Kangxi radical 121, +0, 6 strokes, cangjie input 人十山 (OJU), four-corner 80772, composition)

  1. Kangxi radical #121, .

Derived characters[edit]

References[edit]

  • KangXi: page 944, character 26
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 28108
  • Dae Jaweon: page 1385, character 1
  • Hanyu Da Zidian (first edition): volume 5, page 2935, character 1
  • Unihan data for U+7F36

Chinese[edit]

simp. and trad.
alternative forms 𦈢
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Glyph origin[edit]

Historical forms of the character
Shang Spring and Autumn Shuowen Jiezi (compiled in Han) Liushutong (compiled in Ming)
Oracle bone script Bronze inscriptions Small seal script Transcribed ancient scripts
缶-oracle.svg 缶-bronze-spring.svg 缶-seal.svg 缶-bigseal.svg

Pictogram (象形) – a pot with a lid.

Pronunciation[edit]


Note:
  • hui5 - colloquial;
  • hu2 - literal.

Rime
Character
Reading # 1/1
Initial () (1)
Final () (136)
Tone (調) Rising (X)
Openness (開合) Open
Division () III
Fanqie
Reconstructions
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
/pɨuX/
Pan
Wuyun
/piuX/
Shao
Rongfen
/piəuX/
Edwin
Pulleyblank
/puwX/
Li
Rong
/piuX/
Wang
Li
/pĭəuX/
Bernard
Karlgren
/pi̯ə̯uX/
Expected
Mandarin
Reflex
fǒu
Expected
Cantonese
Reflex
fau2
BaxterSagart system 1.1 (2014)
Character
Reading # 1/1
Modern
Beijing
(Pinyin)
fǒu
Middle
Chinese
‹ pjuwX ›
Old
Chinese
/*p(r)uʔ/
English earthenware

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 # 1/1
No. 3266
Phonetic
component
Rime
group
Rime
subdivision
1
Corresponding
MC rime
Old
Chinese
/*puʔ/

Definitions[edit]

  1. earthen pot or jar for storing an alcoholic drink
  2. musical instrument for ritual music

Compounds[edit]


Japanese[edit]

Shinjitai

Kyūjitai

Kanji[edit]

(common “Jōyō” kanjishinjitai kanji, kyūjitai form )

  1. pot; can
  2. tin can
  3. container
  4. jar radical (no. 121)

Readings[edit]

Compounds[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Kanji in this term
かん
Grade: S
(ateji)
on’yomi
Alternative spelling
(kyūjitai)

Likely from Dutch kan (cylindrical metallic container), with additional influence from English can (cylindrical metallic container). The kanji is an example of ateji (当て字). Alternatively, from Middle Chinese (kuɑnH, can; jar; tin). The usage of is likely due to a 新字体 (shinjitai) simplification from earlier 旧字体 (kyūjitai) , where the phonetic component was entirely eliminated.

Alternative forms[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

(かん) (kanくわん (kwan)?

  1. a can, a tin

Counter[edit]

(かん) (-kanくわん (kwan)?

  1. counter for canned goods

Etymology 2[edit]

Kanji in this term
かま
Grade: S
kun’yomi
Alternative spelling
(kyūjitai)
For pronunciation and definitions of – see the following entry.
かま
[noun] : a boiler, as for a steam engine
(This term, , is an alternative spelling of the above term.)

Korean[edit]

Hanja[edit]

(bu) (hangeul , revised bu, McCune–Reischauer pu, Yale pu)

장군 부 [janggun bu]

  1. an earthern vessel that bulges in the middle and has a narrow mouth
  2. refers to one of many types of the double-headed drums with a narrow waist in the middle
  3. 洋甁, a glazed pot bulging in the middle with a narrow mouth
  4. volume, capacity (=4斛) [1]
  5. rad. 121

References[edit]


Vietnamese[edit]

Han character[edit]

: Hán Nôm readings: phẫu, phễu, quán, phữu

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