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See also:
U+81C9, 臉
CJK UNIFIED IDEOGRAPH-81C9

[U+81C8]
CJK Unified Ideographs
[U+81CA]

Translingual[edit]

Han character[edit]

(radical 130, +13, 17 strokes, cangjie input 月人一人 (BOMO), four-corner 78286, composition)

References[edit]

  • KangXi: page 996, character 17
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 29954
  • Dae Jaweon: page 1447, character 19
  • Hanyu Da Zidian (first edition): volume 3, page 2117, character 4
  • Unihan data for U+81C9

Chinese[edit]

trad.
simp.

Glyph origin[edit]

Phono-semantic compound (形聲, OC *ɡ·reːmʔ, *skʰlam, *kramʔ): semantic (body part) + phonetic (OC *skʰlam).

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Sino-Tibetan *s-gram (cheek; face). Cognate with Tibetan འགྲམ་པ ('gram pa, cheek), འགྲམ་རུས ('gram rus, cheekbone) (Schuessler, 2007).

Pronunciation[edit]


Note: liǎnr - front part of something, facial expression.
Note:
  • lián - vernacular;
  • liám - literary.
Note:
  • liam2 - Shantou;
  • liêng2 - Chaozhou.
  • Wu
  • Xiang

    Rime
    Character
    Reading # 1/2 2/2
    Initial () (14) (37)
    Final () (153) (151)
    Tone (調) Level (Ø) Rising (X)
    Openness (開合) Open Open
    Division () III II
    Fanqie
    Reconstructions
    Zhengzhang
    Shangfang
    /t͡sʰiᴇm/ /lˠɛmX/
    Pan
    Wuyun
    /t͡sʰiɛm/ /lᵚæmX/
    Shao
    Rongfen
    /t͡sʰjæm/ /lɐmX/
    Edwin
    Pulleyblank
    /t͡sʰiam/ /ləɨmX/
    Li
    Rong
    /t͡sʰiɛm/ /lɐmX/
    Wang
    Li
    /t͡sʰĭɛm/ /lɐmX/
    Bernard
    Karlgren
    /t͡sʰi̯ɛm/ /lămX/
    Expected
    Mandarin
    Reflex
    qiān lǎn
    Zhengzhang system (2003)
    Character
    Reading # 1/3 2/3 3/3
    No. 10180 10203 10212
    Phonetic
    component
    Rime
    group
    Rime
    subdivision
    2 1 1
    Corresponding
    MC rime
    Old
    Chinese
    /*ɡ·reːmʔ/ /*skʰlam/ /*kramʔ/
    Notes

    Definitions[edit]

    1. (anatomy) cheek
    2. (anatomy) face (Classifier: m)
    3. (by extension) facial expression; complexion
    4. (figurative) front part of something
    5. (figurative) reputation; face; image

    Synonyms[edit]

    • (face):
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    Compounds[edit]

    References[edit]


    Japanese[edit]

    Kanji[edit]

    (uncommon “Hyōgai” kanji)

    1. cheek
    2. face

    Readings[edit]


    Korean[edit]

    Hanja[edit]

    (eumhun (ppyam geom))

    1. cheek
    2. face

    Vietnamese[edit]

    Han character[edit]

    (kiểm, quặm, liển, liễn)

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