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Translingual[edit]

Han character[edit]

(radical 130 +12, 16 strokes, cangjie input 月廿土口 (BTGR) or 月廿廿口 (BTTR), four-corner 78265)

References[edit]

  • KangXi: page 995, character 1
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 29891
  • Dae Jaweon: page 1446, character 15
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 3, page 2113, character 11
  • Unihan data for U+81B3

Chinese[edit]

simp. and trad.

Glyph origin[edit]

Historical forms of the character
Bronze inscriptions Large seal script Small seal script
膳-bronze.svg 膳-bigseal.svg 膳-seal.svg

Phono-semantic compound (形聲, OC *djens): semantic  + phonetic  ‎(OC *ɡjenʔ).

Pronunciation[edit]



Rime
Character
Reading # 1/1
Initial () (25)
Final () (77)
Tone (調) Departing (H)
Openness (開合) Open
Division () III
Fanqie
Reconstructions
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
/d͡ʑiᴇnH/
Pan
Wuyun
/d͡ʑiɛnH/
Shao
Rongfen
/d͡ʑjænH/
Edwin
Pulleyblank
/d͡ʑianH/
Li
Rong
/ʑiɛnH/
Wang
Li
/ʑĭɛnH/
Bernard
Karlgren
/ʑi̯ɛnH/
Expected
Mandarin
Reflex
shàn
Zhengzhang system (2003)
Character
Reading # 1/1
No. 11094
Phonetic
component
Rime
group
Rime
subdivision
2
Corresponding
MC rime
Old
Chinese
/*djens/

Definitions[edit]

  1. to prepare food
  2. to offer food
  3. meal

Compounds[edit]


Japanese[edit]

Kanji[edit]

(common “Jōyō” kanji)

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Readings[edit]


Korean[edit]

Hanja[edit]

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

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Vietnamese[edit]

Han character[edit]

(thiện)

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