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Translingual[edit]

Stroke order
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Stroke order
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Etymology[edit]

Pictogram (象形) – a mouth and tongue with something on them (sound). Compare , .

Han character[edit]

(radical 180 +0, 9 strokes, cangjie input 卜廿日 (YTA), four-corner 00601, composition)

  1. sound, tone, pitch, pronunciation

Derived characters[edit]

References[edit]

  • KangXi: page 1396, character 25
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 43265
  • Dae Jaweon: page 1912, character 16
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 7, page 4495, character 1
  • Unihan data for U+97F3

Cantonese[edit]

Hanzi[edit]

(Jyutping jam1, Yale yam1)


Hakka[edit]

Hanzi[edit]

(POJ yim (yim1), Guangdong jim1; jm1 [Meixian], zim1 [Hailu], Hagfa Pinyim yim1)

References[edit]


Japanese[edit]

Kanji[edit]

(grade 1 “Kyōiku” kanji)

Readings[edit]

Noun[edit]

(hiragana おん, romaji on)

  1. sound

Compounds[edit]


Korean[edit]

Hanja[edit]

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

  1. (소리 음, sori-): sound
  2. (소식 음, sosig-): news
  3. ( 음, mal-): speech
  4. ( 음, eum-): pronunciation
    • 之對 文字讀聲 (지대 문자독성, hunjidae munjadokseong) the complement of the hun (hence) the sound reading a (Chinese) character.

Synonyms[edit]

Compounds[edit]


Mandarin[edit]

Hanzi[edit]

(Pinyin yīn (yin1), Wade-Giles yin1)

Compounds[edit]


Min Nan[edit]

Hanzi[edit]

(TLPA im (im1))

References[edit]


Vietnamese[edit]

Han character[edit]

(âm, ậm, ơm, yên)