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Translingual[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Phono-semantic compound (形聲, OC *koːn, *koːns): phonetic  ‎(OC *koːn, *koːns) + semantic  – 毌 may also represent string of coins.

Han character[edit]

(radical 154 +4, 11 strokes, cangjie input 田十月山金 (WJBUC), four-corner 77806, composition)

  1. a string of one thousand coins
  2. to go through

Derived characters[edit]

Descendants[edit]

References[edit]

  • KangXi: page 1205, character 17
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 36681
  • Dae Jaweon: page 1668, character 1
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 6, page 3628, character 15
  • Unihan data for U+8CAB

Chinese[edit]

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simp.

Pronunciation[edit]



Rime
Character
Reading # 1/2 2/2
Initial () (28) (28)
Final () (62) (62)
Tone (調) Level (Ø) Departing (H)
Openness (開合) Closed Closed
Division () I I
Fanqie
Reconstructions
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
/kuɑn/ /kuɑnH/
Pan
Wuyun
/kʷɑn/ /kʷɑnH/
Shao
Rongfen
/kuɑn/ /kuɑnH/
Edwin
Pulleyblank
/kwan/ /kwanH/
Li
Rong
/kuɑn/ /kuɑnH/
Wang
Li
/kuɑn/ /kuɑnH/
Bernard
Karlgren
/kuɑn/ /kuɑnH/
Expected
Mandarin
Reflex
guān guàn
Zhengzhang system (2003)
Character
Reading # 1/2 2/2
No. 4465 4466
Phonetic
component
Rime
group
Rime
subdivision
3 3
Corresponding
MC rime
Old
Chinese
/*koːn/ /*koːns/

Definitions[edit]

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Japanese[edit]

Kanji[edit]

(common “Jōyō” kanji)

  1. pierce
  2. 8 1/3 pounds (weight)
  3. penetrate
  4. brace

Readings[edit]

Counter[edit]

‎(hiragana かん, romaji -kan)

  1. pieces of sushi

Noun[edit]

‎(hiragana かん, romaji kan)

  1. an obsolete unit of measure of weight corresponding to 3.75 kilograms
  2. an obsolete unit of currency

Korean[edit]

Hanja[edit]

‎(gwan) (hangeul , revised gwan, McCune-Reischauer kwan, Yale kwan)

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Vietnamese[edit]

Han character[edit]

(quán, quan, quen)

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