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Translingual[edit]

Han character[edit]

(radical 170 +7, 10 strokes, cangjie input 弓中十田十 (NLJWJ), four-corner 75206, composition)

References[edit]

  • KangXi: page 1352, character 6
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 41667
  • Dae Jaweon: page 1854, character 3
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 6, page 4129, character 7
  • Unihan data for U+9663

Chinese[edit]

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Alternative forms[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]


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

Initial: (11)
Final: (44)
Tone: Departing (H)

Openness: Open
Division: Chongniu III
Fanqie:

Expected Mandarin reflex: zhèn
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
Pan
Wuyun
Shao
Rongfen
Edwin
Pulleyblank
Li
Rong
Wang
Li
Bernard
Karlgren
/ɖɣiɪnH/ /ɖɯinH/ /ȡienH/ /ɖjinH/ /ȡjĕnH/ /ȡǐĕnH/ /ȡʱi̯ĕnH/
Old Chinese pronunciation (, reconstructed)
Baxter-Sagart system 1.1 (2014)
Character Modern Beijing
(Pinyin)
Middle Chinese Old Chinese English
zhèn ‹ drinH › /*lri[n]-s/ battle array

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
1396 2 /*l'iŋs/

Definitions[edit]

  1. A short moment of time.
  2. Classifier for short periods of an event.
    /   ―  zhèn  ―  a brief spell of rain
  3. column, row or file of troops

References[edit]


Japanese[edit]

Kanji[edit]

(common “Jōyō” kanji)

Readings[edit]

Noun[edit]

‎(hiragana じん, romaji jin)

  1. battle formation
  2. camp

Suffix[edit]

‎(hiragana じん, romaji -jin)

  1. group
    1万人以上 (まんにんいじょう)講師陣 (こうしじん)
    1 man nin ijō no kōshi-jin
    a group of over 10,000 teachers

Korean[edit]

Hanja[edit]

‎(jin) (hangeul , revised jin, McCune-Reischauer chin, Yale cin)

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Vietnamese[edit]

Han character[edit]

(trận, giận, trặn, chận, chặn, chiến)

  1. battle, fight

Usage notes[edit]

  • Chữ Nôm. The modern Vietnamese word for battle is trận.
  • This character only means silver in Vietnamese chữ Nôm. In Chinese, this character has a different meaning.

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