Last modified on 9 February 2015, at 07:35

See also: , , and

TranslingualEdit

Stroke order
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Stroke order
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EtymologyEdit

A simplification of the Buddhist symbol introduced when Buddhism came to China. was given the same pronunciation as meaning 萬 (many virtues); so, came to be used as a simplified form of . 万 is simply a scribal form (script) of . The meaning ten thousand for 万 is a borrowing.

Han characterEdit

(radical 1 +2, 3 strokes, cangjie input 一尸 (MS), four-corner 10227)

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • KangXi: page 76, character 3
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 10
  • Dae Jaweon: page 137, character 7
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 1, page 9, character 3
  • Unihan data for U+4E07

ChineseEdit

For pronunciation and definitions of – see .
(This term, , is the simplified form of .)
Notes:

JapaneseEdit

KanjiEdit

(grade 2 “Kyōiku” kanjishinjitai kanji, kyūjitai form )

  1. myriad, ten thousand
  2. very many

ReadingsEdit

CompoundsEdit

NounEdit

(shinjitai kanji, kyūjitai kanji , hiragana まん, romaji man)

  1. ten thousand, 10,000

NounEdit

(shinjitai kanji, kyūjitai kanji , hiragana よろず, romaji yorozu)

  1. ten thousand
  2. a large number
  3. all, everything

Derived termsEdit

PrefixEdit

(shinjitai kanji, kyūjitai kanji , hiragana ばん, romaji ban-)

  1. many
  2. all