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Translingual[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Phono-semantic compound (形聲): semantic  (carriage) + phonetic 

Han character[edit]

(radical 159 +8, 15 strokes, cangjie input 十十人一月 (JJOMB), four-corner 58027)

  1. wheel
  2. revolve, turn
  3. recur

References[edit]

  • KangXi: page 1245, character 20
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 38400
  • Dae Jaweon: page 1722, character 17
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 5, page 3540, character 6
  • Unihan data for U+8F2A

Cantonese[edit]

Hanzi[edit]

(simplified , Yale leun4)


Japanese[edit]

Kanji[edit]

(grade 4 “Kyōiku” kanji)

  1. wheel; ring; loop

Readings[edit]

Compounds[edit]

Counter[edit]

(hiragana りん, romaji -rin)

  1. wheels
  2. flowers

Noun[edit]

(hiragana , romaji wa)

  1. ring; circle
    広いを描いた。
    ひろいをかいた。
    hiroi wa o kaita.
    [I] drew a broad circle.

Korean[edit]

Hanja[edit]

(ryun>yun) (hangeul [[>]], revised ryun>yun, McCune-Reischauer ryun>yun, Yale lyun>yun)


Mandarin[edit]

Hanzi[edit]

(simplified , Pinyin lún (lun2), Wade-Giles lun2)


Vietnamese[edit]

Han character[edit]

(luân, lon, luôn)