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U+9B42, 魂
CJK UNIFIED IDEOGRAPH-9B42

[U+9B41]
CJK Unified Ideographs
[U+9B43]

Translingual[edit]

Han character[edit]

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

  1. soul, spirit

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.

Glyph origin[edit]

Historical forms of the character
Small seal script
魂-seal.svg
Characters in the same phonetic series () (Zhengzhang, 2003) 
Old Chinese
*ɢuːn
*ɢuːn, *ɢun
*ɢuːn, *ɢuns
*ɢun
*ŋunʔ
*ɢun
*ɢun
*ɢun
*ɢun
*ɢun
*ɢun
*ɢun
*ɢun
*ɢun
*ɢun
*ɢunʔ

Pronunciation[edit]



Baxter-Sagart system 1.1 (2014)
Character
Reading # 1/1
Modern
Beijing
(Pinyin)
hún
Middle
Chinese
‹ hwon ›
Old
Chinese
/*[m.]qʷˤə[n]/
English 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
Reading # 1/1
No. 16353
Phonetic
component
Rime
group
Rime
subdivision
2
Corresponding
MC rime
Old
Chinese
/*ɢuːn/

Definitions[edit]

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Compounds[edit]


Japanese[edit]

Kanji[edit]

(common “Jōyō” kanji)

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Readings[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Kanji in this term
たましい
Grade: S
kun'yomi
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Perhaps from the same source as (jewel) and .

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Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

(hiragana たましい, rōmaji tamashī, 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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