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See also:
U+905C, 遜
CJK UNIFIED IDEOGRAPH-905C

[U+905B]
CJK Unified Ideographs
[U+905D]

Translingual[edit]

Han character[edit]

(radical 162, +10, 14 strokes, cangjie input 卜弓木火 (YNDF), four-corner 32309, composition)

Derived characters[edit]

References[edit]

  • KangXi: page 1263, character 3
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 39038
  • Dae Jaweon: page 1757, character 7
  • Hanyu Da Zidian (first edition): volume 6, page 3874, character 3
  • Unihan data for U+905C

Chinese[edit]

trad.
simp.

Glyph origin[edit]

Phono-semantic compound (形聲, OC *suːns): semantic (to walk) + phonetic (OC *suːn).

Etymology[edit]

Cognate with (OC *suːn, “grandchild”).

Pronunciation[edit]



Rime
Character
Reading # 1/1
Initial () (16)
Final () (55)
Tone (調) Departing (H)
Openness (開合) Closed
Division () I
Fanqie
Reconstructions
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
/suənH/
Pan
Wuyun
/suonH/
Shao
Rongfen
/suənH/
Edwin
Pulleyblank
/swənH/
Li
Rong
/suənH/
Wang
Li
/suənH/
Bernard
Karlgren
/suənH/
Expected
Mandarin
Reflex
sùn
Zhengzhang system (2003)
Character
Reading # 1/1
No. 12182
Phonetic
component
Rime
group
Rime
subdivision
2
Corresponding
MC rime
Old
Chinese
/*suːns/

Definitions[edit]

  1. humble; modest
  2. to abdicate; (of an emperor) to give up the throne
  3. (literary) inferior
  4. (literary) to flee; to escape; to evade

Compounds[edit]


Japanese[edit]

Kanji[edit]

(common “Jōyō” kanji)

  1. modest; humble

Readings[edit]

Compounds[edit]


Korean[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle Chinese (MC suənH).

Hanja[edit]

(eumhun 겸손할 (gyeomsonhal son))

  1. Hanja form? of (modesty).

Compounds[edit]

References[edit]

  • 국제퇴계학회 대구경북지부 (國際退溪學會 大邱慶北支部) (2007). Digital Hanja Dictionary, 전자사전/電子字典. [1]

Vietnamese[edit]

Han character[edit]

: Hán Nôm readings: tốn

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