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Translingual[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Phono-semantic compound (形聲, OC *ɢʷanʔ, *ɢʷans): semantic  ‎(walk) + phonetic  ‎(OC *ɢʷan)

Han character[edit]

(radical 162 +10, 14 strokes, cangjie input 卜土口女 (YGRV), four-corner 34303, composition)

  1. distant, far
Antonyms

Descendants[edit]

References[edit]

  • KangXi: page 1263, character 12
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 39047
  • Dae Jaweon: page 1757, character 15
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 6, page 3869, character 7
  • Unihan data for U+9060

Chinese[edit]

trad.
simp.

Alternative forms[edit]

Pronunciation 1[edit]



Rime
Character
Reading # 1/2 2/2
Initial () (35) (35)
Final () (66) (66)
Tone (調) Rising (X) Departing (H)
Openness (開合) Closed Closed
Division () III III
Fanqie
Reconstructions
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
/ɦʉɐnX/ /ɦʉɐnH/
Pan
Wuyun
/ɦʷiɐnX/ /ɦʷiɐnH/
Shao
Rongfen
/ɣiuɐnX/ /ɣiuɐnH/
Edwin
Pulleyblank
/ɦuanX/ /ɦuanH/
Li
Rong
/ɣiuɐnX/ /ɣiuɐnH/
Wang
Li
/ɣĭwɐnX/ /ɣĭwɐnH/
Bernard
Karlgren
/i̯wɐnX/ /i̯wɐnH/
Expected
Mandarin
Reflex
yuǎn yuàn
Baxter-Sagart system 1.1 (2014)
Character
Reading # 1/1
Modern
Beijing
(Pinyin)
yuǎn
Middle
Chinese
‹ hjwonX ›
Old
Chinese
/*C.ɢʷanʔ/
English far

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 # 1/2 2/2
No. 16226 16227
Phonetic
component
Rime
group
Rime
subdivision
1 1
Corresponding
MC rime
Old
Chinese
/*ɢʷanʔ/ /*ɢʷans/

Definitions[edit]

  1. distant, remote, far
  2. profound

Pronunciation 1[edit]


Verb[edit]

  1. (literary) to distance oneself from

Definitions[edit]

  1. A surname​.

References[edit]

  • “遠”, in MDBG English to Chinese dictionary ( Based on CC-CEDICT )[1] (in Mandarin/English), accessed 2014-02-22

Japanese[edit]

Kanji[edit]

(grade 2 “Kyōiku” kanji)

  1. distant
  2. far

Readings[edit]

Compounds[edit]

  • 永遠 (えいえん, ​eien)
  • 遠因 (えんいん, ​en'in)
  • 遠近 (えんきん, ​enkin)
  • 遠近法 (えんきんほう, ​enkinhō)
  • 遠交近攻 (えんこうきんこう, ​enkōkinkō)
  • 遠称 (えんしょう, ​enshō)
  • 遠心力 (えんしんりょく, ​enshinryoku)
  • 遠征 (えんせい, ​ensei)
  • 遠足 (えんそく, ​ensoku)
  • 遠方 (えんぽう, ​enpō)
  • 遠来 (えんらい, ​enrai)
  • 遠慮 (えんりょ, ​enryo)
  • 久遠 (くおん, ​kuon)
  • 深遠 (しんえん, ​shin'en)
  • 遠江 (とうとうみ, ​tōtōmi)

Korean[edit]

Hanja[edit]

‎(won) (hangeul , McCune-Reischauer wŏn, Yale wen)

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Vietnamese[edit]

Han character[edit]

(viễn, vẻn, viển, vỏn)

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