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Translingual[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Phono-semantic compound (形聲): phonetic  + semantic 

Han character[edit]

(radical 163 +12, 15 strokes, cangjie input 火手弓中 (FQNL), four-corner 97227)

  1. neighbor
  2. neighborhood

References[edit]

  • KangXi: page 1278, character 8
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 39656
  • Dae Jaweon: page 1777, character 14
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 6, page 3797, character 11
  • Unihan data for U+9130

Chinese[edit]

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trad.
simp.

Pronunciation[edit]

Middle Chinese pronunciation (, reconstructed)
Character (鄰), Pronunciation 1/1

Initial: 來 (37)
Final: 眞
Division: III

Openness: Open
Tone: Level (Ø)

Fanqie: 力珍切
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
Bernard
Karlgren
Li
Rong
Pan
Wuyun
Edwin
Pulleyblank
Wang
Li
Shao
Rongfen
/liɪn/ /li̯ĕn/ /liĕn/ /lin/ /lin/ /lĭĕn/ /ljen/
Old Chinese pronunciation (, reconstructed)
Baxter-Sagart system 1.1 (2014)
Character Modern Beijing
(Pinyin)
Middle Chinese Old Chinese English
lín ‹ lin › /*(mə.)rə[n]/ group of 5 families; neighbor

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 No. Phonetic
component
Rime
group
Rime
subdivision
Corresponding
MC rime
Old Chinese Notes
8195 1 /*rin/

Definitions[edit]

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Japanese[edit]

Kanji[edit]

(uncommon “Hyōgai” kanji)

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Readings[edit]


Korean[edit]

Hanja[edit]

‎(rin>in) (hangeul >, revised rin>in, McCune-Reischauer rin>in, Yale lin>in)

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Vietnamese[edit]

Han character[edit]

(lân, láng, lăn, trăn, trằn)

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