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Translingual[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Phono-semantic compound (形聲, OC *rin): semantic  ‎(fish) + phonetic  ‎(OC *rins)

Han character[edit]

(radical 195 +12, 23 strokes, cangjie input 弓火火木手 (NFFDQ), four-corner 29359, composition)

References[edit]

  • KangXi: page 1478, character 22
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 46502
  • Dae Jaweon: page 2010, character 1
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 7, page 4715, character 1
  • Unihan data for U+9C57

Chinese[edit]

trad.
simp.
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Pronunciation[edit]



Rime
Character
Reading # 1/1
Initial () (37)
Final () (43)
Tone (調) Level (Ø)
Openness (開合) Open
Division () III
Fanqie
Reconstructions
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
/liɪn/
Pan
Wuyun
/lin/
Shao
Rongfen
/ljen/
Edwin
Pulleyblank
/lin/
Li
Rong
/liĕn/
Wang
Li
/lĭĕn/
Bernard
Karlgren
/li̯ĕn/
Expected
Mandarin
Reflex
lín
Baxter-Sagart system 1.1 (2014)
Character
Reading # 1/1
Modern
Beijing
(Pinyin)
lín
Middle
Chinese
‹ lin ›
Old
Chinese
/*C.r[ə][n]/
English scale of fish or reptile

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. 8202
Phonetic
component
Rime
group
Rime
subdivision
1
Corresponding
MC rime
Old
Chinese
/*rin/

Noun[edit]

  1. scale (of a fish, reptile, etc)

References[edit]


Japanese[edit]

Kanji[edit]

(“Jinmeiyō” kanji used for names)

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Readings[edit]

Compounds[edit]

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Etymology 1[edit]

Ming serif.svg
Kanji in this term
うろこ
Jinmeiyō
kun'yomi

From iroko.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

‎(hiragana うろこ, romaji uroko)

  1. scale (of a fish, reptile, etc)
  2. serif (of a minchō typeface)
See also[edit]
  • セリフ ‎(serifu): serif (of a Western typeface)

Etymology 2[edit]

Kanji in this term
いろこ
Jinmeiyō
Irregular

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (Irregular reading)
  • IPA(key): [iɺ̠o̞ko̞]

Noun[edit]

‎(hiragana いろこ, romaji iroko)

  1. scale (of a fish, reptile, etc)
  2. scaled animal
  3. dandruff

Etymology 3[edit]

Kanji in this term
うろくず
Jinmeiyō
Irregular

From irokuzu.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (Irregular reading)
  • IPA(key): [ɯᵝɺ̠o̞kɯᵝzɯᵝ]

Noun[edit]

‎(hiragana うろくず, romaji urokuzu, historical hiragana うろくづ)

  1. scale of a fish
  2. fish

Etymology 4[edit]

Kanji in this term
いろくず
Jinmeiyō
Irregular

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (Irregular reading)
  • IPA(key): [iɺ̠o̞kɯᵝzɯᵝ]

Noun[edit]

‎(hiragana いろくず, romaji irokuzu, historical hiragana いろくづ)

  1. scale (of a fish, reptile, etc)
  2. scaled animal

Etymology 5[edit]

Kanji in this term
こけ
Jinmeiyō
Irregular

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

‎(hiragana こけ, romaji koke)

  1. scale (of a fish, reptile, etc)

Etymology 6[edit]

Kanji in this term
こけら
Jinmeiyō
Irregular

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

‎(hiragana こけら, romaji kokera)

  1. scale (of a fish, reptile, etc)

Etymology 7[edit]

Kanji in this term
りん
Jinmeiyō
on'yomi

From Middle Chinese ‎(lin).

Pronunciation[edit]

Counter[edit]

‎(hiragana りん, romaji -rin)

  1. counter for scales of a fish
  2. counter for fish

References[edit]

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 2006, 大辞林 (Daijirin), Third Edition (in Japanese), Tōkyō: Sanseidō, ISBN 4-385-13905-9
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 2.3 1998, NHK日本語発音アクセント辞典 (NHK Japanese Pronunciation Accent Dictionary) (in Japanese), Tōkyō: NHK, ISBN 978-4-14-011112-3

Korean[edit]

Hanja[edit]

‎(rin, in) (hangeul , , revised rin, in, McCune-Reischauer rin, in, Yale lin, in)

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Kunigami[edit]

Kanji[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Cognate with mainland Japanese ‎(uroko).

Noun[edit]

‎(hiragana いりちー, romaji irichī)

  1. scale (of a fish, reptile, etc)
  2. dandruff

Okinawan[edit]

Kanji[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Cognate with mainland Japanese ‎(uroko).

Noun[edit]

‎(hiragana いりち, romaji irichi)

  1. scale (of a fish, reptile, etc)
  2. dandruff

Vietnamese[edit]

Han character[edit]

(lân)

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