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Translingual[edit]

Han character[edit]

(radical 194 +4, 14 strokes, cangjie input 一戈竹戈 (MIHI), four-corner 16713, composition)

References[edit]

  • KangXi: page 1461, character 12
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 45787
  • Dae Jaweon: page 1994, character 20
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 7, page 4428, character 9
  • Unihan data for U+9B42

Chinese[edit]

simp. and trad.

Pronunciation[edit]


Old Chinese pronunciation (, reconstructed)
Baxter-Sagart system 1.1 (2014)
Character Modern Beijing
(Pinyin)
Middle Chinese Old Chinese English
hún ‹ hwon › /*[m.]qʷˤə[n]/ spiritual soul

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
16353 2 /*ɢuːn/

Definitions[edit]

  1. soul, spirit

Japanese[edit]

Kanji[edit]

(common “Jōyō” kanji)

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Readings[edit]

Synonyms[edit]

Compounds[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Kanji in this term
たましい
Grade: S
kun'yomi

Noun[edit]

‎(hiragana たましい, romaji tamashii, historical hiragana たましひ)

  1. (religion, folklore) a soul

Korean[edit]

Hanja[edit]

‎(hon) (hangeul , revised hon, McCune-Reischauer hon, Yale hon)

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Vietnamese[edit]

Han character[edit]

(hồn, hun, hùn)

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