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See also:
U+9078, 選
CJK UNIFIED IDEOGRAPH-9078

[U+9077]
CJK Unified Ideographs
[U+9079]

Translingual[edit]

Han character[edit]

(radical 162, +12, 15 strokes, cangjie input 卜口山金 (YRUC), four-corner 37308, composition)

References[edit]

  • KangXi: page 1265, character 13
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 39127
  • Dae Jaweon: page 1761, character 4
  • Hanyu Da Zidian (first edition): volume 6, page 3886, character 1
  • Unihan data for U+9078

Chinese[edit]

trad.
simp.

Glyph origin[edit]

Phono-semantic compound (形聲, OC *sqʰonʔ, *sqʰons) and ideogrammic compound (會意): semantic + phonetic (OC *sqʰuːns).

Pronunciation[edit]


Note:
  • suang2 - Shantou;
  • suêng2 - Chaozhou.
  • Wu
  • Xiang

  • Rime
    Character
    Reading # 1/2 2/2
    Initial () (16) (16)
    Final () (78) (78)
    Tone (調) Rising (X) Departing (H)
    Openness (開合) Closed Closed
    Division () III III
    Fanqie
    Reconstructions
    Zhengzhang
    Shangfang
    /siuᴇnX/ /siuᴇnH/
    Pan
    Wuyun
    /sʷiɛnX/ /sʷiɛnH/
    Shao
    Rongfen
    /sjuænX/ /sjuænH/
    Edwin
    Pulleyblank
    /swianX/ /swianH/
    Li
    Rong
    /siuɛnX/ /siuɛnH/
    Wang
    Li
    /sĭwɛnX/ /sĭwɛnH/
    Bernard
    Karlgren
    /si̯wɛnX/ /si̯wɛnH/
    Expected
    Mandarin
    Reflex
    xuǎn xuàn
    Expected
    Cantonese
    Reflex
    syun2 syun3
    BaxterSagart system 1.1 (2014)
    Character
    Reading # 1/3 2/3 3/3
    Modern
    Beijing
    (Pinyin)
    xuǎn xuǎn xuàn
    Middle
    Chinese
    ‹ sjwenX › ‹ sjwenX › ‹ sjwenH ›
    Old
    Chinese
    /*[s]o[n]ʔ/ /*[s]o[r]ʔ/ /*[s]o[n]ʔ-s/
    English choose; count count (v.) even, orderly

    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. 14157 14158
    Phonetic
    component
    Rime
    group
    Rime
    subdivision
    3 3
    Corresponding
    MC rime
    Old
    Chinese
    /*sqʰonʔ/ /*sqʰons/

    Definitions[edit]

    1. to choose; to pick; to select
      蘋果 [MSC, trad.]
      苹果 [MSC, simp.]
      xuǎn le yī kē hóng píngguǒ. [Pinyin]
      He picked a red apple.
    2. to elect
      總統 / 总统  ―  xuǎn zǒngtǒng  ―  to elect a president
    3. election
      /   ―  xuǎn  ―  general election

    Synonyms[edit]

    Compounds[edit]


    Japanese[edit]

    Kanji[edit]

    (grade 4 “Kyōiku” kanji)

    Readings[edit]

    Noun[edit]

    Kanji in this term
    せん
    Grade: 4
    on’yomi

    (せん) (sen

    1. selection
    2. choice
    3. choosing

    Korean[edit]

    Hanja[edit]

    (eumhun 가릴 (garil seon))

    1. Hanja form? of (selection).
    2. Hanja form? of (choice).
    3. Hanja form? of (elect).
    4. Hanja form? of (distinguish).

    Compounds[edit]


    Vietnamese[edit]

    Han character[edit]

    : Hán Nôm readings: tuyển

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