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U+817A, 腺
CJK UNIFIED IDEOGRAPH-817A

[U+8179]
CJK Unified Ideographs
[U+817B]

Translingual[edit]

Han character[edit]

(radical 130, +9, 13 strokes, cangjie input 月竹日水 (BHAE), four-corner 76232, composition)

References[edit]

  • KangXi: not present, would follow page 990, character 13
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 29746
  • Dae Jaweon: page 1442, character 15
  • Hanyu Da Zidian (first edition): volume 3, page 2097, character 5
  • Unihan data for U+817A

Chinese[edit]

trad.
simp. #
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Etymology[edit]

Orthographic borrowing from Japanese (せん) (sen).

Pronunciation[edit]


Note:
  • siàn - literary;
  • sòaⁿ - vernacular.

Definitions[edit]

  1. (anatomy) gland

Compounds[edit]


Japanese[edit]

Glyph origin[edit]

A 国字 (kokuji, Japanese-coined character) coined by Japanese rangaku scholar Udagawa Genshin in the late 1700s–early 1800s as a translation for Dutch klier (gland), as an ideogrammic compound (會意): (flesh; body) + (spring; fountain; source; producer of liquid), together expressing the idea “part of the body that produces liquid secretions”.

Kanji[edit]

(common “Jōyō” kanji)

  1. gland

Readings[edit]

  • Kan’yō-on: せん (sen, Jōyō)

Compounds[edit]

Etymology[edit]

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Kanji in this term
せん
Grade: S
kan’yōon

See Glyph origin above. The reading sen is based on the kan'on of the base.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

(せん) (sen

  1. gland

Descendants[edit]

  • Chinese:
  • Korean: (seon)
  • Vietnamese: tuyến

References[edit]

  1. ^ 2006, 大辞林 (Daijirin), Third Edition (in Japanese), Tōkyō: Sanseidō, →ISBN

Korean[edit]

Hanja[edit]

(seon) (hangeul , revised seon, McCune–Reischauer sŏn, Yale sen)

  1. gland

Vietnamese[edit]

Han character[edit]

(tuyến)

  1. gland