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Translingual[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Han character[edit]

(radical 170 +8, 11 strokes, cangjie input 弓中人戈戈 (NLOII), four-corner 78231, composition)

Derived characters[edit]

References[edit]

  • KangXi: page 1353, character 6
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 41691
  • Dae Jaweon: page 1855, character 12
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 6, page 4138, character 5
  • Unihan data for U+9670

Chinese[edit]

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trad.
simp.

Pronunciation[edit]


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

Initial: 影 (34)
Final: 侵
Division: III

Openness: Open
Tone: Level (Ø)

Fanqie: 於金切
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
Bernard
Karlgren
Li
Rong
Pan
Wuyun
Edwin
Pulleyblank
Wang
Li
Shao
Rongfen
/ʔiɪm/ /ʔi̯əm/ /ʔiəm/ /ʔim/ /ʔim/ /ĭĕm/ /ʔjem/
Old Chinese pronunciation (, reconstructed)
Baxter-Sagart system 1.1 (2014)
Character Modern Beijing
(Pinyin)
Middle Chinese Old Chinese English
yīn ‹ ʔim › /*q(r)um/ dark

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
6623 1 /*qrɯm/

Definitions[edit]

  1. cloudy, overcast
  2. dark
  3. hidden, secret
  4. negative
  5. The Moon
  6. shade, shadow
  7. (philosophy) "female" principle; yin in yin-yang

Compounds[edit]


Japanese[edit]

Kanji[edit]

(common “Jōyō” kanji)

  1. hidden
  2. dark
  3. negative

Readings[edit]

Compounds[edit]

Synonyms[edit]

Kanji in this term
かげ
Grade: S
kun'yomi

Noun[edit]

‎(hiragana かげ, romaji kage)

  1. shadow, shade
    木の
    a shadow of a tree
  2. hidden side
    で動き回る
    maneuver in a hidden side
    陰の支配者
    a hidden ruler

See also[edit]


Korean[edit]

Hanja[edit]

‎(eum) (hangeul , revised eum, McCune-Reischauer ŭm, Yale um)

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Vietnamese[edit]

Han character[edit]

(âm, ơm)

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Compounds[edit]