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See also:
U+8AFA, 諺
CJK UNIFIED IDEOGRAPH-8AFA

[U+8AF9]
CJK Unified Ideographs
[U+8AFB]

Translingual[edit]

Han character[edit]

(radical 149 +9, 16 strokes, cangjie input 卜口卜竹竹 (YRYHH) or 卜口卜大竹 (YRYKH), four-corner 00622, composition(GV) or ⿰)

References[edit]

  • KangXi: page 1172, character 9
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 35747
  • Dae Jaweon: page 1637, character 6
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 6, page 4001, character 2
  • Unihan data for U+8AFA

Chinese[edit]

trad.
simp.

Glyph origin[edit]

Characters in the same phonetic series () (Zhengzhang, 2003) 
Old Chinese
ŋaːns, *ŋrans
sŋ̥ʰreːnʔ, *sŋ̥ʰraːns
sŋreːnʔ
sreːnʔ
sreːnʔ
sŋreːnʔ
sŋreːnʔ
ŋraːn
ŋraːn
ŋraːns
ŋranʔ
ŋranʔ
ŋranʔ
ŋrans
ŋrans

Pronunciation[edit]


Note:
  • giān - literary;
  • gān - vernacular.

Rime
Character
Reading # 1/1
Initial () (31)
Final () (79)
Tone (調) Departing (H)
Openness (開合) Open
Division () Chongniu III
Fanqie
Reconstructions
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
/ŋˠiᴇnH/
Pan
Wuyun
/ŋᵚiɛnH/
Shao
Rongfen
/ŋiænH/
Edwin
Pulleyblank
/ŋianH/
Li
Rong
/ŋjɛnH/
Wang
Li
/ŋĭɛnH/
Bernard
Karlgren
/ŋi̯ɛnH/
Expected
Mandarin
Reflex
yàn
Zhengzhang system (2003)
Character
Reading # 1/1
No. 14413
Phonetic
component
Rime
group
Rime
subdivision
1
Corresponding
MC rime
Old
Chinese
/*ŋrans/

Definitions[edit]

  1. proverb; maxim

Compounds[edit]


Japanese[edit]

Kanji[edit]

(“Jinmeiyō” kanji used for names)

Readings[edit]

Compounds[edit]

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 ことわざ on Japanese Wikipedia
Kanji in this term
ことわざ
Jinmeiyō
kun’yomi

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

(hiragana ことわざ, rōmaji kotowaza)

  1. a proverb (phrase expressing a basic truth)

References[edit]

  1. ^ 2006, 大辞林 (Daijirin), Third Edition (in Japanese), Tōkyō: Sanseidō, ISBN 4-385-13905-9
  2. 2.0 2.1 1998, NHK日本語発音アクセント辞典 (NHK Japanese Pronunciation Accent Dictionary) (in Japanese), Tōkyō: NHK, ISBN 978-4-14-011112-3
  3. 3.0 3.1 1997, 新明解国語辞典 (Shin Meikai Kokugo Jiten), Fifth Edition (in Japanese), Tōkyō: Sanseidō, ISBN 4-385-13143-0

Korean[edit]

Hanja[edit]

(eon, an) (hangeul , , revised eon, an, McCune-Reischauer ŏn, an, Yale en, an)

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Vietnamese[edit]

Han character[edit]

(ngạn)

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