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See also:
U+92AD, 銭
CJK UNIFIED IDEOGRAPH-92AD

[U+92AC]
CJK Unified Ideographs
[U+92AE]

Translingual[edit]

Traditional
Shinjitai
Simplified

Glyph origin[edit]

Variant of , simplified from (); compare .

The modern Japanese usage is of reform (shinjitai) nature.

Han character[edit]

(radical 167, +6, 14 strokes, cangjie input 金戈手 (CIQ), composition)

Related characters[edit]

References[edit]

  • KangXi: not present, would follow page 1305, character 21
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 40413
  • Dae Jaweon: page 1808, character 8
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 6, page 4193, character 3
  • Unihan data for U+92AD

Chinese[edit]

For pronunciation and definitions of – see (“money; cash; currency; coins; etc.”).
(This character, , is a variant form of .)

Japanese[edit]

Shinjitai

Kyūjitai

Kanji[edit]

(grade 5 “Kyōiku” kanjishinjitai kanji, kyūjitai form )

  1. money
  2. sen (a hundredth of yen)

Readings[edit]

Compounds[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Kanji in this term
せん
Grade: 5
on’yomi

From Middle Chinese (MC d͡ziᴇn, t͡siᴇnX).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

(hiragana せん, rōmaji sen)

  1. hundredth of a yen
  2. (obsolete, archaic) one-thousandth of a kan

Etymology 2[edit]

Kanji in this term
ぜに
Grade: 5
kun’yomi
For pronunciation and definitions of – see the following entry at ぜに.
ぜに【銭】
[noun]a round coin with a square hole in the middle
[noun](by extension) money
[noun](historical) in the Edo period, coins made from copper and iron, as opposed to those made of gold and silver
[noun]a 家紋 (family crest) with various designs of round coins
[proper noun]: a surname
(This term, , is a kanji spelling of ぜに.)

Okinawan[edit]

Kanji[edit]

(hiragana じん, romaji jin)

Compounds[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Cognate to Kumamoto ぜん (zen) "money, coins"; and standard Japanese Japanese (zeni) "coin (worth a hundredth of a yen)".

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

(hiragana じん, romaji jin)

  1. money
  2. coins

Derived terms[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ 2006, 大辞林 (Daijirin), Third Edition (in Japanese), Tōkyō: Sanseidō, →ISBN