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See also:
U+9291, 銑
CJK UNIFIED IDEOGRAPH-9291

[U+9290]
CJK Unified Ideographs
[U+9292]

Translingual[edit]

Han character[edit]

(radical 167 +6, 14 strokes, cangjie input 金竹土山 (CHGU), four-corner 84111, composition)

References[edit]

  • KangXi: page 1304, character 19
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 40376
  • Dae Jaweon: page 1807, character 8
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 6, page 4197, character 9
  • Unihan data for U+9291

Chinese[edit]

trad.
simp.

Glyph origin[edit]

Characters in the same phonetic series () (Zhengzhang, 2003) 
Old Chinese
*sɯːlʔ, *sɯːnʔ
*sɯːn, *sɯːns
*sɯːnʔ
*sɯːnʔ
*sɯːnʔ
*sɯːnʔ, *srin
*sɯːnʔ
*sɯːnʔ
*sɯːnʔ
*srin
*srin
*srin
*srin

Phono-semantic compound (形聲, OC *sɯːnʔ): semantic  + phonetic  (OC *sɯːn, *sɯːns).

Pronunciation 1[edit]



Rime
Character
Reading # 1/1
Initial () (16)
Final () (85)
Tone (調) Rising (X)
Openness (開合) Open
Division () IV
Fanqie
Reconstructions
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
/senX/
Pan
Wuyun
/senX/
Shao
Rongfen
/sɛnX/
Edwin
Pulleyblank
/sɛnX/
Li
Rong
/senX/
Wang
Li
/sienX/
Bernard
Karlgren
/sienX/
Expected
Mandarin
Reflex
xiǎn
Zhengzhang system (2003)
Character
Reading # 1/1
No. 13459
Phonetic
component
Rime
group
Rime
subdivision
1
Corresponding
MC rime
Old
Chinese
/*sɯːnʔ/

Definitions[edit]

  1. the most lustrous metal; lustrous metal; shining metal
  2. sharp corners on both sides of an ancient bell
  3. small chisel
  4. bow decorated with gold on both ends
  5. cast iron
  6. (historical) the sixteenth day of the month in Chinese telegraph messages
  7. A surname​.

Compounds[edit]

Pronunciation 2[edit]



Rime
Character
Reading # 1/1
Initial () (16)
Final () (85)
Tone (調) Rising (X)
Openness (開合) Open
Division () IV
Fanqie
Reconstructions
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
/senX/
Pan
Wuyun
/senX/
Shao
Rongfen
/sɛnX/
Edwin
Pulleyblank
/sɛnX/
Li
Rong
/senX/
Wang
Li
/sienX/
Bernard
Karlgren
/sienX/
Expected
Mandarin
Reflex
xiǎn
Zhengzhang system (2003)
Character
Reading # 1/1
No. 13459
Phonetic
component
Rime
group
Rime
subdivision
1
Corresponding
MC rime
Old
Chinese
/*sɯːnʔ/

Definitions[edit]

  1. (mechanics) to mill

Compounds[edit]

Pronunciation 3[edit]


Definitions[edit]

  1. Alternative form of (“shovel”).

Compounds[edit]


Japanese[edit]

Kanji[edit]

(“Jinmeiyō” kanji used for names)

  1. pig iron

Readings[edit]

Compounds[edit]

Synonyms[edit]

References[edit]

  • New Nelson: 6263
  • Halpern: 1726
  • Halpern Learners: 1137
  • Heisig: 270
  • Tuttle Kanji Dictionary: 8a6.6
  1. Source: EDICT and KANJIDIC files licensed by the Electronic Dictionaries Research Group.

Usage notes[edit]

銑 was removed from the general use Jōyō kanji by the Japanese government in 2010.

Noun[edit]

(hiragana ずく, rōmaji zuku)

  1. pig iron

Korean[edit]

Hanja[edit]

(seon) (hangeul , revised seon, McCune-Reischauer sŏn, Yale sen)

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