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U+9E9F, 麟
CJK UNIFIED IDEOGRAPH-9E9F

[U+9E9E]
CJK Unified Ideographs
[U+9EA0]
U+F9F3, 麟
CJK COMPATIBILITY IDEOGRAPH-F9F3

[U+F9F2]
CJK Compatibility Ideographs
[U+F9F4]

Translingual[edit]

Han character[edit]

(radical 198, 鹿+12, 23 strokes, cangjie input 戈心火木手 (IPFDQ), four-corner 09259, composition鹿)

References[edit]

  • KangXi: page 1511, character 20
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 47690
  • Dae Jaweon: page 2040, character 5
  • Hanyu Da Zidian (first edition): volume 7, page 4735, character 20
  • Unihan data for U+9E9F

Chinese[edit]

simp. and trad.
alternative forms

Glyph origin[edit]

Phono-semantic compound (形聲, OC *rin): semantic 鹿 (deer) + phonetic (OC *rins).

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
Expected
Cantonese
Reflex
lan4
Zhengzhang system (2003)
Character
Reading # 1/1
No. 8201
Phonetic
component
Rime
group
Rime
subdivision
1
Corresponding
MC rime
Old
Chinese
/*rin/

Definitions[edit]

  1. Used in 麒麟 (qílín, “qilin (propitious mythological beast)”); also used as its short form.
    1. female of qilin
  2. big deer
  3. Alternative form of (lín, “scale and shell”).

Compounds[edit]


Japanese[edit]

Kanji[edit]

(“Jinmeiyō” kanji used for names)

  1. Female Chinese Unicorn

Readings[edit]

  • Go-on: りん (rin)
  • Kan-on: りん (rin)

Korean[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle Chinese (MC liɪn). Recorded as Middle Korean  (Yale: lin) in Hunmong Jahoe (訓蒙字會 / 훈몽자회), 1527.

Hanja[edit]

Korean Wikisource has texts containing the hanja:

Wikisource

(eumhun 기린 (girin rin), South Korea 기린 (girin in))

  1. Hanja form? of / (giraffe; qilin).

Compounds[edit]

References[edit]

  • 국제퇴계학회 대구경북지부 (國際退溪學會 大邱慶北支部) (2007). Digital Hanja Dictionary, 전자사전/電子字典. [1]

Vietnamese[edit]

Han character[edit]

: Hán Nôm readings: lân

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