Last modified on 20 September 2014, at 17:53
See also: and

TranslingualEdit

Han characterEdit

(radical 3 +3, 4 strokes, cangjie input 月卜 (BY), four-corner 77440, composition)

  1. cinnabar (native HgS)
  2. vermilion (artificial HgS used as pigment)
  3. (medicine): tablet, capsule, pill

Derived charactersEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • KangXi: page 80, character 16
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 99
  • Dae Jaweon: page 162, character 22
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 1, page 44, character 1
  • Unihan data for U+4E39

ChineseEdit

simpl. and trad.

PronunciationEdit

Middle Chinese pronunciation (, reconstructed)
Character (丹), Pronunciation (1/1)

Initial: 端 (5)
Final: 寒
Division: I

Openness: Open
Tone: Level (Ø)

Fanqie: 都寒切
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
Bernard
Karlgren
Li
Rong
Pan
Wuyun
Edwin
Pulleyblank
Wang
Li
Shao
Rongfen
/tɑn/ /tɑn/ /tɑn/ /tɑn/ /tan/ /tɑn/ /tɑn/
Old Chinese pronunciation (, reconstructed)
Baxter-Sagart system (2011)
Character Modern Beijing
(Pinyin)
Middle Chinese Old Chinese English
dān ‹ tan › /*tˁan/ cinnabar
Zhengzhang system (2003)
Character No. Phonetic
component
Rime
group
Rime
subdivision
Corresponding
MC rime
Old Chinese Notes
1980 1 /*taːn/

SynonymsEdit

  • 朱砂 (zhūshā, cinnabar)

CompoundsEdit


JapaneseEdit

KanjiEdit

(common “Jōyō” kanji)

ReadingsEdit

CompoundsEdit

NounEdit

(hiragana , romaji ni)

  1. red
  2. red earth

Related termsEdit


KoreanEdit

HanjaEdit

(dan, ran (nan))
Eumhun:

  • Sound (hangeul): , (난) (revised: dan, ran (nan), McCune-Reischauer: tan, ran (nan))
  • Name (hangeul): 붉을, 정성스러울 (revised: bulgeun, jeongseongsureoul, McCune-Reischauer: pulgǔn, jǒngsǒngsǔrǒul)
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VietnameseEdit

Han characterEdit

(đam, đan, đơn)

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