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U+8431, 萱
CJK UNIFIED IDEOGRAPH-8431

[U+8430]
CJK Unified Ideographs
[U+8432]

Translingual[edit]

Han character[edit]

(Kangxi radical 140, +9, 15 strokes, cangjie input 廿十一一 (TJMM), four-corner 44106, composition)

References[edit]

  • KangXi: page 1042, character 41
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 31345
  • Dae Jaweon: page 1503, character 5
  • Hanyu Da Zidian (first edition): volume 5, page 3256, character 3
  • Unihan data for U+8431

Chinese[edit]

trad.
simp. #
alternative forms



Glyph origin[edit]

Phono-semantic compound (形聲, OC *qʰʷan): semantic (grass) + phonetic (OC *sqʰon).

Pronunciation[edit]


Note:
  • suang1 - Shantou;
  • suêng1 - Chaozhou.

Rime
Character
Reading # 1/1
Initial () (32)
Final () (66)
Tone (調) Level (Ø)
Openness (開合) Closed
Division () III
Fanqie
Reconstructions
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
/hʉɐn/
Pan
Wuyun
/hʷiɐn/
Shao
Rongfen
/xiuɐn/
Edwin
Pulleyblank
/huan/
Li
Rong
/xiuɐn/
Wang
Li
/xĭwɐn/
Bernard
Karlgren
/xi̯wɐn/
Expected
Mandarin
Reflex
xuān
Expected
Cantonese
Reflex
hyun1
Zhengzhang system (2003)
Character
Reading # 1/1
No. 14011
Phonetic
component
Rime
group
Rime
subdivision
1
Corresponding
MC rime
Old
Chinese
/*qʰʷan/

Definitions[edit]

  1. daylily (Hemerocallis flava)
  2. mother

Usage notes[edit]

Now usually used in personal names.

Compounds[edit]


Japanese[edit]

Kanji[edit]

(“Jinmeiyō” kanji used for names)

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Readings[edit]

  • On (unclassified): けん (ken)
  • Kun: かや (kaya, )

Korean[edit]

Hanja[edit]

(eum (hwon))

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Vietnamese[edit]

Han character[edit]

: Hán Nôm readings: hiên, huyên

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