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See also:
U+9E1B, 鸛
CJK UNIFIED IDEOGRAPH-9E1B

[U+9E1A]
CJK Unified Ideographs
[U+9E1C]

Translingual[edit]

Han character[edit]

(radical 196, +18, 29 strokes, cangjie input 廿土竹日火 (TGHAF), four-corner 47227, composition)

References[edit]

  • KangXi: page 1504, character 39
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 47500
  • Dae Jaweon: page 2034, character 11
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 7, page 4670, character 22
  • Unihan data for U+9E1B

Chinese[edit]

trad.
simp.

Glyph origin[edit]

Characters in the same phonetic series () (Zhengzhang, 2003) 
Old Chinese
*koːn, *koːns
*koːns
*koːns
*koːns
*koːns, *kroːns
*koːns, *qʰoːn
*koːns
*koːns
*koːns
*koːns
*qʰoːn
*qʰoːn
*qʰoːn
*qʰoːn
*qʰoːn
*qʰoːn, *qʰon
*qʰoːns
*ɡron
*ɡron
*ɡron
*ɡron
*kʰonʔ, *kʰons
*kʰons

Phono-semantic compound (形聲, OC *koːns): phonetic  (OC *koːns) + semantic  (bird).

Pronunciation[edit]


Rime
Character
Reading # 1/1
Initial () (28)
Final () (62)
Tone (調) Departing (H)
Openness (開合) Closed
Division () I
Fanqie
Reconstructions
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
/kuɑnH/
Pan
Wuyun
/kʷɑnH/
Shao
Rongfen
/kuɑnH/
Edwin
Pulleyblank
/kwanH/
Li
Rong
/kuɑnH/
Wang
Li
/kuɑnH/
Bernard
Karlgren
/kuɑnH/
Expected
Mandarin
Reflex
guàn
BaxterSagart system 1.1 (2014)
Character
Reading # 1/1
Modern
Beijing
(Pinyin)
guàn
Middle
Chinese
‹ kwanH ›
Old
Chinese
/*C.qʷˁar-s/
English heron

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. 4479
Phonetic
component
Rime
group
Rime
subdivision
3
Corresponding
MC rime
Old
Chinese
/*koːns/
Notes

Definitions[edit]

  1. crane (Grus japonensis)
  2. stork

Compounds[edit]


Japanese[edit]

Kanji[edit]

(uncommon “Hyōgai” kanji)

  1. stork

Readings[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

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(kōnotori): an Oriental stork
Kanji in this term
こうのとり
Hyōgaiji
kun’yomi

Compound of (, Oriental stork, see below) +‎ (no, attributive particle) +‎ (tori, bird).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

(hiragana こうのとり, katakana コウノトリ, rōmaji kōnotori, historical hiragana こふのとり, historical katakana コフノトリ)

  1. the Oriental stork, Ciconia boyciana
    Synonym: 鸛鶴 (kōzuru)
  2. (by extension) any stork
Usage notes[edit]

As with many terms that name organisms, this term is often spelled in katakana, especially in biological contexts, as コウノトリ.

Etymology 2[edit]

Kanji in this term
こう
Hyōgaiji
kun’yomi

/kopu//kofu//koː/

EB1911 - Volume 01 - Page 001 - 1.svg This entry lacks etymological information. If you are familiar with the origin of this term, please add it to the page per etymology instructions. You can also discuss it at the Etymology scriptorium.
Particularly: “From onomatopoeia of a stork's cry?”

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

(hiragana こう, katakana コウ, rōmaji , historical hiragana こふ, historical katakana コフ)

  1. the Oriental stork, Ciconia boyciana
Derived terms[edit]

References[edit]

  1. 1.0 1.1 1998, NHK日本語発音アクセント辞典 (NHK Japanese Pronunciation Accent Dictionary) (in Japanese), Tōkyō: NHK, →ISBN
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 2006, 大辞林 (Daijirin), Third Edition (in Japanese), Tōkyō: Sanseidō, →ISBN

Korean[edit]

Hanja[edit]

(gwan) (hangeul , revised gwan, McCune–Reischauer kwan, Yale kwan)

  1. crane, Grus japonensis
  2. stork
  3. Ciconia species (various)