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U+8CE4, 賤
CJK UNIFIED IDEOGRAPH-8CE4

[U+8CE3]
CJK Unified Ideographs
[U+8CE5]
See also: and

Translingual[edit]

Traditional
Shinjitai
Simplified

Han character[edit]

(radical 154 +8, 15 strokes, cangjie input 月金戈戈 (BCII), four-corner 63853, composition)

References[edit]

  • KangXi: page 1209, character 35
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 36826
  • Dae Jaweon: page 1675, character 3
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 6, page 3647, character 5
  • Unihan data for U+8CE4

Chinese[edit]

trad.
simp.

Glyph origin[edit]

Characters in the same phonetic series () (Zhengzhang, 2003) 
Old Chinese
*zlaːn, *zaːns
*zlaːn
*zlaːn, *saːns, *ʔslenʔ, *ʔsleːn, *sreːd
*zreːn, *zreːn, *zreːnʔ, *zraːns
*ʔsreːnʔ
*ʔsreːnʔ, *ʔljenʔ
*ʔsreːnʔ
*sʰreːnʔ
*zreːnʔ, *zraːns, *zrenʔ
*zreːnʔ, *zraːns
*zreːnʔ
*ʔslenʔ, *zlen
*ʔslenʔ, *zlenʔ
*ʔslenʔ, *ʔslens, *ʔsleːn
*sʰlenʔ, *ʔsleːn
*ʔsens, *ʔseːn
*zlenʔ
*zlenʔ, *zlens
*zlenʔ, *zlens
*zlens
*slens
*ʔsleːn
*ʔsleːn

Phono-semantic compound (形聲, OC *zlens): semantic  + phonetic (OC *zlaːn).

Pronunciation[edit]



Rime
Character
Reading # 1/1
Initial () (15)
Final () (77)
Tone (調) Departing (H)
Openness (開合) Open
Division () III
Fanqie
Reconstructions
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
/d͡ziᴇnH/
Pan
Wuyun
/d͡ziɛnH/
Shao
Rongfen
/d͡zjænH/
Edwin
Pulleyblank
/d͡zianH/
Li
Rong
/d͡ziɛnH/
Wang
Li
/d͡zĭɛnH/
Bernard
Karlgren
/d͡zʱi̯ɛnH/
Expected
Mandarin
Reflex
jiàn
Zhengzhang system (2003)
Character
Reading # 1/1
No. 6008
Phonetic
component
Rime
group
Rime
subdivision
2
Corresponding
MC rime
Old
Chinese
/*zlens/

Definitions[edit]

  1. cheap; inexpensive
  2. lowly; low-ranking; poor; plebeian
  3. bad; inferior; poor
  4. mean; base; despicable; obnoxious
  5. (humble) my
  6. (Min) naughty; restless
  7. to look down upon; to despise
  8. to hate; to detest
  9. A surname​.

Synonyms[edit]

Dialectal synonyms of 便宜 (“cheap”)
Variety Location Words
Formal (Written Standard Chinese) 便宜低廉
Mandarin Beijing 便宜
Taiwan 便宜
Jinan 便宜
Xi'an 便宜
Wuhan 便宜相因
Chengdu 相因便宜
Yangzhou 便宜划廉
Hefei 便宜
Cantonese Guangzhou
Hong Kong
Taishan
Yangjiang 平宜
Gan Nanchang 便宜
Hakka Meixian 便宜
Miaoli (N. Sixian) 便宜
Liudui (S. Sixian) 便宜
Hsinchu (Hailu) 便宜
Dongshi (Dabu) 便宜
Zhuolan (Raoping) 便宜
Yunlin (Zhao'an) 便宜
Jin Taiyuan 便宜
Min Bei Jian'ou 便宜
Min Dong Fuzhou 便宜
Min Nan Xiamen 便宜
Quanzhou 便宜
Zhangzhou 便宜
Taipei 便宜
Kaohsiung 便宜
Malaysia 便宜
Chaozhou 便
Wu Shanghai 𠼢便宜
Suzhou 便宜𠼢
Wenzhou 便宜
Xiang Changsha 便宜
Shuangfeng 便宜

Compounds[edit]


Japanese[edit]

Kanji[edit]

(uncommon “Hyōgai” kanji)

  1. to despise, to hold in contempt
  2. despicable, lowly
  3. poverty
  4. poor

Readings[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]


Korean[edit]

Hanja[edit]

‎(cheon) (hangeul , revised cheon, McCune-Reischauer ch'ŏn, Yale chen)

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Vietnamese[edit]

Han character[edit]

(tiện)

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