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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, cangjie input 卜竹水 (YHE), four-corner 31304, composition)

References[edit]

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

Chinese[edit]

simp. and trad.
alt. forms 𢓉
(faan1) Cantonese
(faan1) Cantonese
Classical

Glyph origin[edit]

Characters in the same phonetic series () (Zhengzhang, 2003) 
Old Chinese
*praːn, *pʰraːn
*praːnʔ
*praːnʔ
*praːnʔ, *paːnʔ
*praːnʔ, *braːnʔ, *paːnʔ
*praːnʔ
*praːnʔ
*pʰraːn, *pʰraːnʔ
*braːnʔ, *panʔ
*braːnʔ
*paːnʔ
*panʔ, *pʰan
*panʔ
*panʔ
*pans
*pans
*pʰans
*bonʔ, *bons

Pronunciation[edit]


Note:
  • faan2 - literary;
  • faan1 - colloquial.

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
Baxter-Sagart 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
  2. (Cantonese) to go to
  3. (Cantonese) back
  4. This term needs a translation to English. Please help out and add a translation, then remove the text {{rfdef}}.

Synonyms[edit]

  • (to return):
Dialectal synonyms of (“to return; to come or go back to”) [map]
Variety Location Words
Classical Chinese
Formal (Written Standard Chinese)
Mandarin Beijing
Taiwan
Chengdu
Cantonese Guangzhou
Hong Kong
Taishan
Hakka Miaoli (N. Sixian)
Liudui (S. Sixian)
Hsinchu (Hailu)
Dongshi (Dabu)
Zhuolan (Raoping)
Yunlin (Zhao'an)
Min Nan Xiamen
Quanzhou
Zhangzhou
Taipei
Kaohsiung
Tainan
Taichung
Hsinchu
Lukang
Sanxia
Yilan
Kinmen
Magong
Chaozhou
Shantou

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)

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Vietnamese[edit]

Han character[edit]

(phản)

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