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See also:
U+85A6, 薦
CJK UNIFIED IDEOGRAPH-85A6

[U+85A5]
CJK Unified Ideographs
[U+85A7]

Translingual[edit]

Han character[edit]

(Kangxi radical 140, +13, 16 strokes, cangjie input 廿戈X火 (TIXF), four-corner 44227, composition)

Derived characters[edit]

Related characters[edit]

References[edit]

  • KangXi: page 1062, character 2
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 32143
  • Dae Jaweon: page 1526, character 9
  • Hanyu Da Zidian (first edition): volume 5, page 3305, character 11
  • Unihan data for U+85A6

Chinese[edit]

trad.
simp. *
alternative forms

Glyph origin[edit]

Historical forms of the character
Western Zhou Warring States Shuowen Jiezi (compiled in Han) Liushutong (compiled in Ming)
Bronze inscriptions Chu slip and silk script Small seal script Transcribed ancient scripts
薦-bronze.svg 薦-silk.svg 薦-seal.svg 薦-bigseal.svg

Ideogrammic compound (會意): (grass) + 𢊁.

Pronunciation[edit]



Rime
Character
Reading # 1/1
Initial () (13)
Final () (85)
Tone (調) Departing (H)
Openness (開合) Open
Division () IV
Fanqie
Reconstructions
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
/t͡senH/
Pan
Wuyun
/t͡senH/
Shao
Rongfen
/t͡sɛnH/
Edwin
Pulleyblank
/t͡sɛnH/
Li
Rong
/t͡senH/
Wang
Li
/t͡sienH/
Bernard
Karlgren
/t͡sienH/
Expected
Mandarin
Reflex
jiàn
Expected
Cantonese
Reflex
zin3
BaxterSagart system 1.1 (2014)
Character
Reading # 1/1
Modern
Beijing
(Pinyin)
jiàn
Middle
Chinese
‹ tsenH ›
Old
Chinese
/*Cə.tsˁə[r]-s/
English grass, fodder

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. 6253
Phonetic
component
Rime
group
Rime
subdivision
2
Corresponding
MC rime
Old
Chinese
/*ʔseːns/

Definitions[edit]

  1. to offer; to present
  2. to recommend; to suggest; to endorse
    /   ―  tuījiàn  ―  to recommend
  3. (literary) to sacrifice
  4. (literary) sacrifice; offering
  5. (alt. form ) fodder grass
  6. (alt. form ) straw mat
  7. (alt. form ) repeatedly
  8. (anatomy) Alternative name for (, “sacrum”).

Compounds[edit]


Japanese[edit]

Kanji[edit]

(common “Jōyō” kanji)

  1. recommend, advise
  2. mat

Readings[edit]


Korean[edit]

Hanja[edit]

(cheon) (hangeul , revised cheon, McCune–Reischauer ch'ŏn, Yale chen)

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Vietnamese[edit]

Han character[edit]

: Hán Nôm readings: tiến

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