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U+8FD4, 返
CJK UNIFIED IDEOGRAPH-8FD4

[U+8FD3]
CJK Unified Ideographs
[U+8FD5]

Translingual[edit]

Han character[edit]

(radical 162, +4, 8 strokes in traditional Chinese and Korean, 7 strokes in simplified Chinese and Japanese, cangjie input 卜竹水 (YHE), four-corner 31304 or 32304, composition)

References[edit]

  • KangXi: page 1254, character 14
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 38758
  • Dae Jaweon: page 1737, character 7
  • Hanyu Da Zidian (first edition): volume 6, page 3820, character 1
  • Unihan data for U+8FD4

Chinese[edit]

trad.
simp. #
alternative forms 𢓉
(faan1) Cantonese
(faan1) Cantonese

Glyph origin[edit]

Historical forms of the character
Western Zhou Warring States Shuowen Jiezi (compiled in Han) Liushutong (compiled in Ming)
Bronze inscriptions Chu Slip and silk script Small seal script Transcribed ancient scripts
返-bronze.svg 返-silk.svg 返-seal.svg 返-bigseal.svg

Etymology[edit]

See (OC *panʔ, *pʰan).

Pronunciation[edit]


Note:
  • faan2 - literary;
  • faan1 - colloquial.
  • Hakka
  • Min Nan

    Rime
    Character
    Reading # 1/1
    Initial () (1)
    Final () (66)
    Tone (調) Rising (X)
    Openness (開合) Closed
    Division () III
    Fanqie
    Reconstructions
    Zhengzhang
    Shangfang
    /pʉɐnX/
    Pan
    Wuyun
    /pʷiɐnX/
    Shao
    Rongfen
    /piuɐnX/
    Edwin
    Pulleyblank
    /puanX/
    Li
    Rong
    /piuɐnX/
    Wang
    Li
    /pĭwɐnX/
    Bernard
    Karlgren
    /pi̯wɐnX/
    Expected
    Mandarin
    Reflex
    fǎn
    BaxterSagart system 1.1 (2014)
    Character
    Reading # 1/1
    Modern
    Beijing
    (Pinyin)
    fǎn
    Middle
    Chinese
    ‹ pjonX ›
    Old
    Chinese
    /*Cə.panʔ/
    English return

    Notes for Old Chinese notations in the Baxter–Sagart system:

    * Parentheses "()" indicate uncertain presence;
    * Square brackets "[]" indicate uncertain identity, e.g. *[t] as coda may in fact be *-t or *-p;
    * Angle brackets "<>" indicate infix;
    * Hyphen "-" indicates morpheme boundary;

    * Period "." indicates syllable boundary.
    Zhengzhang system (2003)
    Character
    Reading # 1/1
    No. 2969
    Phonetic
    component
    Rime
    group
    Rime
    subdivision
    1
    Corresponding
    MC rime
    Old
    Chinese
    /*panʔ/

    Definitions[edit]

    1. to return (to); to come or go back (to)
      alt. forms: (fǎn)
    2. to return; to give back
      alt. forms: (fǎn)
    3. (Cantonese) to go to
    4. (Cantonese) back
    5. This term needs a translation to English. Please help out and add a translation, then remove the text {{rfdef}}.

    Synonyms[edit]

    • (to return):

    Compounds[edit]


    Japanese[edit]

    Kanji[edit]

    (grade 3 “Kyōiku” kanji)

    1. to come back, to return, to go back to

    Readings[edit]

    See also[edit]


    Korean[edit]

    Hanja[edit]

    (ban) (hangeul , revised ban, McCune–Reischauer pan, Yale pan)

    1. This term needs a translation to English. Please help out and add a translation, then remove the text {{rfdef}}.

    Vietnamese[edit]

    Han character[edit]

    (phản)

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