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U+817A, 腺
CJK UNIFIED IDEOGRAPH-817A

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

Translingual[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Coined in Japan (kokuji) in late 1700s - early 1800s by rangaku scholar Udagawa Genshin as a translation for Dutch klier(gland), as a compound of Sinitic elements  + .

Han character[edit]

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

Usage notes[edit]

This is a Japanese-coined character used outside Japanese.

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: volume 3, page 2097, character 5
  • Unihan data for U+817A

Chinese[edit]

simp. and trad.
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Pronunciation[edit]


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

Definitions[edit]

  1. (anatomy) gland

Compounds[edit]


Japanese[edit]

Kanji[edit]

(common “Jōyō” kanji)

  1. gland

Readings[edit]

Compounds[edit]

Etymology[edit]

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Kanji in this term
せん
Grade: S
kan'yōon

Coined in Japan (kokuji) in late 1700s - early 1800s by rangaku scholar Udagawa Genshin as a translation for Dutch klier(gland), as a compound of Sinitic elements  + .

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

‎(hiragana せん, romaji sen)

  1. gland

References[edit]

  1. ^ 2006, 大辞林 (Daijirin), Third Edition (in Japanese), Tōkyō: Sanseidō, ISBN 4-385-13905-9

Korean[edit]

Hanja[edit]

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

  1. gland

Vietnamese[edit]

Han character[edit]

(tuyến)

  1. gland