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Translingual[edit]

Han character[edit]

(radical 130 +3, 7 strokes, cangjie input 口月 (RB), four-corner 60227, composition)

References[edit]

  • KangXi: page 974, character 5
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 29269
  • Dae Jaweon: page 1425, character 27
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 3, page 2045, character 7
  • Unihan data for U+8099

Chinese[edit]

simp. and trad.

Pronunciation[edit]



Rime
Character
Reading # 1/1
Initial () (34)
Final () (86)
Tone (調) Departing (H)
Openness (開合) Closed
Division () IV
Fanqie
Reconstructions
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
/ʔwenH/
Pan
Wuyun
/ʔʷenH/
Shao
Rongfen
/ʔuɛnH/
Edwin
Pulleyblank
/ʔwɛnH/
Li
Rong
/ʔuenH/
Wang
Li
/iwenH/
Bernard
Karlgren
/ʔiwenH/
Expected
Mandarin
Reflex
yuàn
Baxter-Sagart system 1.1 (2014)
Character
Reading # 1/1
Modern
Beijing
(Pinyin)
yuān
Middle
Chinese
‹ ʔwen ›
Old
Chinese
/*qʷˤen/
English small worm (Shuōwén)

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. 16091
Phonetic
component
Rime
group
Rime
subdivision
2
Corresponding
MC rime
Old
Chinese
/*qʷeːns/
Notes

Definitions[edit]

  1. small worm
  2. to twist
  3. to surround
  4. empty

Japanese[edit]

Kanji[edit]

(uncommon “Hyōgai” kanji)

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Readings[edit]


Korean[edit]

Hanja[edit]

‎(yeon) (hangeul , revised yeon, McCune-Reischauer yŏn, Yale yen)

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