耳根

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Chinese[edit]

ear radical (chem.); root; basis
simp. and trad.
(耳根)

Etymology[edit]

The Buddhism sense is a translation of Sanskrit श्रोत्रेन्द्रिय (śrotrendriya, sense or organ of hearing). The Tibetan equivalent is རྣ་བའི་དབང་པོ (rna ba'i dbang po).

Pronunciation[edit]



Rime
Character
Reading # 1/1 1/1
Initial () (38) (28)
Final () (19) (53)
Tone (調) Rising (X) Level (Ø)
Openness (開合) Open Open
Division () III I
Fanqie
Reconstructions
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
/ȵɨX/ /kən/
Pan
Wuyun
/ȵɨX/ /kən/
Shao
Rongfen
/ȵʑieX/ /kən/
Edwin
Pulleyblank
/ȵɨX/ /kən/
Li
Rong
/ȵiəX/ /kən/
Wang
Li
/ȵʑĭəX/ /kən/
Bernard
Karlgren
/ȵʑiX/ /kən/
Expected
Mandarin
Reflex
ěr gēn
Expected
Cantonese
Reflex
ji5 gan1

Noun[edit]

耳根

  1. (anatomy) root of the ear
  2. in one's ears; near one's ears; ear
  3. (Buddhism)ear or hearing faculty”, one of the six sensory faculties

Derived terms[edit]

Descendants[edit]

Sino-Xenic (耳根):
  • Japanese: 耳根(にこん) (nikon)
  • Korean: 이근 (耳根, igeun)
  • Vietnamese: nhĩ căn (耳根)