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See also:
U+8518, 蔘
CJK UNIFIED IDEOGRAPH-8518

[U+8517]
CJK Unified Ideographs
[U+8519]

Translingual[edit]

Han character[edit]

(radical 140, +11, 17 strokes, cangjie input 廿戈戈竹 (TIIH), four-corner 44202, composition)

References[edit]

  • KangXi: page 1054, character 17
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 31795
  • Dae Jaweon: page 1517, character 4
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 5, page 3286, character 10
  • Unihan data for U+8518

Chinese[edit]

Glyph origin[edit]

Characters in the same phonetic series () (Zhengzhang, 2003) 
Old Chinese
*ʔsluːm, *ʔsluːms
*sʰluːm, *sʰluːms, *sloːm, *sʰrum, *srum
*sʰluːm
*sʰluːm, *sʰluːmʔ
*sʰluːmʔ
*sʰluːmʔ, *sʰloːmʔ
*sʰluːms
毿 *sluːm
*sluːm, *srum
*sluːm, *sru, *srɯu
*sluːmʔ
*sluːmʔ, *sʰrum, *srum, *srumʔ
*sloːm
*sruːm, *sruːmʔ
*sruːmʔ, *sʰrumʔ
縿 *sroːm
*sroːm
*sʰrum
*sʰrumʔ
*sʰrumʔ
*srum
*srumʔ
*srums

Etymology 1[edit]

For pronunciation and definitions of – see (“ginseng”).
(This character, , is a variant form of .)

Compounds[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

simp. and trad.

Pronunciation[edit]


Rime
Character
Reading # 2/2
Initial () (16)
Final () (159)
Tone (調) Level (Ø)
Openness (開合) Open
Division () I
Fanqie
Reconstructions
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
/sʌm/
Pan
Wuyun
/səm/
Shao
Rongfen
/sɒm/
Edwin
Pulleyblank
/səm/
Li
Rong
/sᴀm/
Wang
Li
/sɒm/
Bernard
Karlgren
/săm/
Expected
Mandarin
Reflex
sān
Zhengzhang system (2003)
Character
Reading # 1/2
No. 1090
Phonetic
component
Rime
group
Rime
subdivision
3
Corresponding
MC rime
毿
Old
Chinese
/*sluːm/
Notes

Definitions[edit]

  1. Used in 蔘綏.

Japanese[edit]

Kanji[edit]

(uncommon “Hyōgai” kanji)

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Readings[edit]

Compounds[edit]


Korean[edit]

Hanja[edit]

(sam) (hangeul , revised sam, McCune–Reischauer sam, Yale sam)

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Vietnamese[edit]

Han character[edit]

(sâm)

Noun[edit]

  1. ginseng