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Translingual[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Phono-semantic compound (形聲, OC *l'aːns): phonetic  ‎(OC *ŋraːʔ, *sŋra, *sŋraʔ) + semantic  ‎(snake, insect)

疋 is a corruption of the original phonetic .

Han character[edit]

(radical 142 +5, 11 strokes, cangjie input 弓人中一戈 (NOLMI), four-corner 17136)

  1. egg, eggs
  2. term of abuse
  3. dam

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  • KangXi: page 1081, character 11
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 32977
  • Dae Jaweon: page 1549, character 5
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 4, page 2845, character 18
  • Unihan data for U+86CB

Chinese[edit]

simp. and trad.
alt. forms

Pronunciation[edit]



Zhengzhang system (2003)
Character
Reading # 1/1
No. 14245
Phonetic
component
Rime
group
Rime
subdivision
1
Corresponding
MC rime
Old
Chinese
/*l'aːns/
Notes

Noun[edit]

  1. egg
  2. (slang) ball, testicle

Compounds[edit]

See also[edit]


Japanese[edit]

Kanji[edit]

(uncommon “Hyōgai” kanji)

  1. an egg

Readings[edit]

Compounds[edit]

Usage notes[edit]

Seldom used in Japanese. Not used in isolation.

The egg sense and tamago reading is more commonly spelled either 玉子 or .


Korean[edit]

Hanja[edit]

‎(dan) (hangeul , revised dan, McCune-Reischauer tan, Yale tan)

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Vietnamese[edit]

Han character[edit]

(đản)

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