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Translingual[edit]

Traditional
Shinjitai
Simplified

Etymology[edit]

Phono-semantic compound (形聲):  +  ‎(head)

Han character[edit]

(radical 181 +14, 23 strokes, cangjie input 日火一月金 (AFMBC), four-corner 61386, composition)

  1. manifest, display
  2. evident, clear

References[edit]

  • KangXi: page 1410, character 21
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 43726
  • Dae Jaweon: page 1929, character 13
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 7, page 4395, character 6
  • Unihan data for U+986F

Chinese[edit]

-
trad.
simp.

Pronunciation[edit]


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

Initial: 曉 (32)
Final: 先
Division: IV

Openness: Open
Tone: Rising (X)

Fanqie: 呼典切
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
Bernard
Karlgren
Li
Rong
Pan
Wuyun
Edwin
Pulleyblank
Wang
Li
Shao
Rongfen
/henX/ /xienX/ /xenX/ /henX/ /hɛnX/ /xienX/ /xɛnX/
Old Chinese pronunciation (, reconstructed)
Baxter-Sagart system 1.1 (2014)
Character Modern Beijing
(Pinyin)
Middle Chinese Old Chinese English
xiǎn ‹ xenX › /*qʰˤenʔ/ display, manifest

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
13537 2 /*hŋeːnʔ/

Definitions[edit]

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Japanese[edit]

Kanji[edit]

(uncommon “Hyōgai” kanjikyūjitai kanji, shinjitai form )

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Readings[edit]


Korean[edit]

Hanja[edit]

‎(hyeon) (hangeul , revised hyeon, McCune-Reischauer hyŏn, Yale hyen)

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Vietnamese[edit]

Han character[edit]

(hiển)

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