Last modified on 21 December 2014, at 01:21

TranslingualEdit

EtymologyEdit

Ideogrammic compound (會意):  + 

Han characterEdit

(radical 149 +12, 19 strokes, cangjie input 女火卜口火 (VFYRF), composition⺯)

  1. (ancient form) chaos
  2. distraction
  3. confusion, confused
  4. continuous, uninterrupted
  5. to tie together, to manage

Derived charactersEdit

DescendantsEdit

  • (simplification used in characters)

ReferencesEdit


ChineseEdit

simp. and trad.

PronunciationEdit


Old Chinese pronunciation (, reconstructed)
Baxter-Sagart system 1.1 (2014)
Character Modern Beijing
(Pinyin)
Middle Chinese Old Chinese English
luán ‹ lwan › /*məә.rˤo[n]/ harness bells

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.

KoreanEdit

HanjaEdit

(ryeon, yeon) (hangeul , , revised ryeon, yeon, McCune-Reischauer ryŏn, yŏn, Yale lyen, yen)

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