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U+9730, 霰
CJK UNIFIED IDEOGRAPH-9730

[U+972F]
CJK Unified Ideographs
[U+9731]

Translingual[edit]

Han character[edit]

(radical 173 +12, 20 strokes, cangjie input 一月廿月大 (MBTBK), four-corner 10248, composition)

  1. hail, sleet

References[edit]

  • KangXi: page 1378, character 16
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 42458
  • Dae Jaweon: page 1887, character 33
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 6, page 4076, character 14
  • Unihan data for U+9730

Chinese[edit]

simp. and trad.

Glyph origin[edit]

Characters in the same phonetic series () (Zhengzhang, 2003) 
Old Chinese
*saːnʔ, *saːns
*saːnʔ
*saːnʔ, *saːns
*saːnʔ
*saːnʔ
*sraːn, *sraːnʔ
*sqʰeːns
*saːd

Pronunciation[edit]


Rime
Character
Reading # 1/1
Initial () (16)
Final () (85)
Tone (調) Departing (H)
Openness (開合) Open
Division () IV
Fanqie
Reconstructions
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
/senH/
Pan
Wuyun
/senH/
Shao
Rongfen
/sɛnH/
Edwin
Pulleyblank
/sɛnH/
Li
Rong
/senH/
Wang
Li
/sienH/
Bernard
Karlgren
/sienH/
Expected
Mandarin
Reflex
xiàn
Baxter-Sagart system 1.1 (2014)
Character
Reading # 1/1
Modern
Beijing
(Pinyin)
xiàn
Middle
Chinese
‹ senH ›
Old
Chinese
/*sˤ[e]r-s/
English sleet

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. 10976
Phonetic
component
Rime
group
Rime
subdivision
2
Corresponding
MC rime
Old
Chinese
/*sqʰeːns/

Definitions[edit]

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Compounds[edit]


Japanese[edit]

霰(arare)

Kanji[edit]

(uncommon “Hyōgai” kanji)

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Readings[edit]

Noun[edit]

(hiragana あられ, rōmaji arare)

  1. hail under five millimeters in diameter
  2. diced pieces of food

Synonyms[edit]

  • (hail): (when five millimeters or wider)

Korean[edit]

Hanja[edit]

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

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