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U+809D, 肝
CJK UNIFIED IDEOGRAPH-809D

[U+809C]
CJK Unified Ideographs
[U+809E]

Translingual[edit]

Stroke order
7 strokes

Han character[edit]

(radical 130 +3, 7 strokes, cangjie input 月一十 (BMJ), four-corner 71240, composition)

References[edit]

  • KangXi: page 974, character 9
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 29273
  • Dae Jaweon: page 1425, character 31
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 3, page 2044, character 3
  • Unihan data for U+809D

Chinese[edit]

simp. and trad.

Glyph origin[edit]

Characters in the same phonetic series () (Zhengzhang, 2003) 
Old Chinese
krads, *krads, *ked, *kad
kaːn
竿 kaːn
kaːn
kaːn
kaːn
kaːn, *ɡaːn, *ɡaːns
kaːn
kaːn, *ɡaːns
kaːn
kaːn, *ɡaːn
kaːnʔ
kaːnʔ, *kaːns, *ɡaːns
kaːnʔ
kaːnʔ
kaːnʔ
kaːnʔ
kaːnʔ
kaːns
kaːns
kaːns
kaːns
kaːns, *ɡraːns
kaːnʔ
kaːnʔ
kaːnʔ
kʰaːn
kʰaːn, *kʰaːns, *kreːn, *kan
kʰaːnʔ, *kʰaːns
ŋaːn, *ŋaːns
ŋaːn, *ŋaːns, *ɦŋaːns, *ŋ̥ʰraːn
ŋaːns, *hŋaːn, *ŋaːd
ŋɡaːns
qʰaːn, *ɢaːns
qʰaːnʔ, *qʰaːns
qʰaːnʔ, *ɡaːns
qʰaːnʔ
ɡaːn
ɡaːnʔ
ɡaːnʔ
ɡaːns
ɡaːns
ɡaːns
ɡaːns, *kʰraːn
ɡaːns, *ɡraːnʔ
ɡaːns
ɡaːns
ɡaːns
ɡaːns
ɡʷranʔ
ɡraːns
kan
ɡan, *ɡʷad
qʰan
qʰan
qʰaːŋʔ
ɡʷaːnʔ

Phono-semantic compound (形聲, OC *kaːn): semantic  (body) + phonetic  (OC *kaːn) – a kind of body part.

Pronunciation[edit]


Note:
  • kan - literary;
  • koaⁿ - vernacular.

Rime
Character
Reading # 1/1
Initial () (28)
Final () (61)
Tone (調) Level (Ø)
Openness (開合) Open
Division () I
Fanqie
Reconstructions
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
/kɑn/
Pan
Wuyun
/kɑn/
Shao
Rongfen
/kɑn/
Edwin
Pulleyblank
/kan/
Li
Rong
/kɑn/
Wang
Li
/kɑn/
Bernard
Karlgren
/kɑn/
Expected
Mandarin
Reflex
gān
Baxter-Sagart system 1.1 (2014)
Character
Reading # 1/1
Modern
Beijing
(Pinyin)
gān
Middle
Chinese
‹ kan ›
Old
Chinese
/*s.kˤa[r]/
English liver

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. 3568
Phonetic
component
Rime
group
Rime
subdivision
1
Corresponding
MC rime
Old
Chinese
/*kaːn/

Definitions[edit]

  1. (anatomy) liver (Classifier: ; )
    也不 [MSC, trad. and simp.]
    Wǒ bù chī dǔ yěbù chī gān. [Pinyin]
    I can't eat either tripe or liver.
    身體大部分膽固醇消化食物 [MSC, trad.]
    身体大部分胆固醇消化食物 [MSC, simp.]
    Shēntǐ de dàbùfēn dǎngùchún shì zài gān hé cháng nèi yóu xiāohuà de shíwù zhì chéng de. [Pinyin]
    Most of the body's cholesterol is made in the liver and intestine from digested food.

Compounds[edit]


Japanese[edit]

Kanji[edit]

(common “Jōyō” kanji)

Readings[edit]

Compounds[edit]

  • 肝炎 (かんえん, kan'en)

Noun[edit]

(hiragana きも, rōmaji kimo)

  1. the liver
  2. innards

References[edit]


Korean[edit]

Hanja[edit]

(gan) (hangeul , revised gan, McCune-Reischauer kan, Yale kan)

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Vietnamese[edit]

Han character[edit]

(can, gan)

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