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U+9580, 門
CJK UNIFIED IDEOGRAPH-9580

[U+957F]
CJK Unified Ideographs
[U+9581]

Translingual[edit]

Stroke order
門-order.gif

Han character[edit]

(radical 169, +0, 8 strokes, cangjie input 日弓 (AN), four-corner 77777, composition𠁣𠃛)

  1. Kangxi radical #169, .

Derived characters[edit]

References[edit]

  • KangXi: page 1329, character 53
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 41208
  • Dae Jaweon: page 1833, character 38
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 7, page 4281, character 1
  • Unihan data for U+9580

Chinese[edit]

trad.
simp.
variant forms 𨳇

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Glyph origin[edit]

Historical forms of the character
Shang Western Zhou Warring States Shuowen Jiezi (compiled in Han) Liushutong (compiled in Ming)
Bronze inscriptions Oracle bone script Bronze inscriptions Chu Slip and silk script Qin slip script Small seal script Transcribed ancient scripts
門-bronze-shang.svg 門-oracle.svg 門-bronze.svg 門-silk.svg 門-slip.svg 門-seal.svg 門-bigseal.svg
Characters in the same phonetic series () (Zhengzhang, 2003) 
Old Chinese
*roːs, *mruːns
*min, *mrɯn, *mɯn
*mrɯn, *mɯn
*mɯːŋ, *mrɯːŋ
*mɯːn
*mɯːn
*mɯːns
*mɯn, *mɯns
*mɯn
*mɯns

Pictogram (象形): a gate. Compare (OC *ɡʷaːʔ, “(one) door”), which is half of this character.

Pronunciation[edit]


Note:
  • mn̂g/mûi - vernacular;
  • bûn - literary.
  • Wu

  • Rime
    Character
    Reading # 1/1
    Initial () (4)
    Final () (55)
    Tone (調) Level (Ø)
    Openness (開合) Closed
    Division () I
    Fanqie
    Reconstructions
    Zhengzhang
    Shangfang
    /muən/
    Pan
    Wuyun
    /muon/
    Shao
    Rongfen
    /muən/
    Edwin
    Pulleyblank
    /mwən/
    Li
    Rong
    /muən/
    Wang
    Li
    /muən/
    Bernard
    Karlgren
    /muən/
    Expected
    Mandarin
    Reflex
    mén
    BaxterSagart system 1.1 (2014)
    Character
    Reading # 1/1
    Modern
    Beijing
    (Pinyin)
    mén
    Middle
    Chinese
    ‹ mwon ›
    Old
    Chinese
    /*mˁə[r]/
    English gate, door

    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 # 1/1
    No. 8960
    Phonetic
    component
    Rime
    group
    Rime
    subdivision
    1
    Corresponding
    MC rime
    Old
    Chinese
    /*mɯːn/

    Definitions[edit]

    1. gate; door; entrance; opening (Classifier: m;  m c)
    2. valve; switch
    3. way of doing something, knack
      /   ―  mén  ―  way of doing something
    4. family
    5. (religious) sect; school of thought
      /   ―  mén  ―  Buddhism
    6. class; category
    7. (taxonomy) phylum; division
    8. logic gate
    9. Classifier for lessons, subjects, branches of technology and languages.all nouns using this classifier
    10. Classifier for large guns.
    11. Combined with keywords to form the names of scandals (from English -gate).
    12. A surname​.

    Compounds[edit]


    Japanese[edit]

    Ryakuji for . Compare derived ryakuji for and , and simplified Chinese .

    Kanji[edit]

    (grade 2 “Kyōiku” kanji)

    Readings[edit]

    Compounds[edit]

    Etymology 1[edit]

    Kanji in this term
    もん
    Grade: 2
    on’yomi
    EB1911 - Volume 01 - Page 001 - 1.svg This entry lacks etymological information. If you are familiar with the origin of this term, please add it to the page per etymology instructions. You can also discuss it at the Etymology scriptorium.
    Particularly: “from Middle Chinese (mwon, gate)?”

    Pronunciation[edit]

    Noun[edit]

    (hiragana もん, rōmaji mon)

    1. gate

    Etymology 2[edit]

    Kanji in this term
    かど
    Grade: 2
    kun’yomi
    EB1911 - Volume 01 - Page 001 - 1.svg This entry lacks etymological information. If you are familiar with the origin of this term, please add it to the page per etymology instructions. You can also discuss it at the Etymology scriptorium.

    Pronunciation[edit]

    Noun[edit]

    (hiragana かど, rōmaji kado)

    1. gate

    References[edit]

    1. 1.0 1.1 1998, NHK日本語発音アクセント辞典 (NHK Japanese Pronunciation Accent Dictionary) (in Japanese), Tōkyō: NHK, →ISBN

    Korean[edit]

    Hanja[edit]

    (eumhun (mun mun))

    1. gate, door, gateway, portal

    Vietnamese[edit]

    Han character[edit]

    (môn, món, mon, cao)

    1. This term needs a translation to English. Please help out and add a translation, then remove the text {{rfdef}}.

    Zhuang[edit]

    Pronoun[edit]

    1. Sawndip form of mwngz