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Translingual[edit]

Stroke order
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Etymology[edit]

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

Han character[edit]

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

  1. liver

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

Cantonese[edit]

Hanzi[edit]

(Jyutping gon1, Yale gon1)


Hakka[edit]

Hanzi[edit]

(POJ kon, Guangdong kon1, Hagfa Pinyim gon1)

References[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, romaji kimo)

  1. the liver
  2. innards

References[edit]


Korean[edit]

Hanja[edit]

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


Mandarin[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Hanzi[edit]

(Pinyin gān (gan1), shì (shi4), Wade-Giles kan1, shih4)

Noun[edit]

(traditional and simplified, Pinyin gān, measure word , )

  1. liver
    我不吃肚也不吃。 wǒ bù chī dǔ yěbù chī gān.
    I can't eat either tripe or liver.
    身体的大部分胆固醇是在和肠内由消化的食物制成的。shēntǐ de bùfèn dǎngùchún shì zài gān hé cháng nèi yóu xiāohuà de shíwù zhì chéng de.
    Most of the body's cholesterol is made in the liver and intestine from digested food.

References[edit]

  • "Jukuu" (in Mandarin/English), Jukuu. URL accessed on 2014-03-19.

Vietnamese[edit]

Han character[edit]

(can, gan)