See also: and

TranslingualEdit

EtymologyEdit

Phono-semantic compound (形聲): phonetic  + semantic 

Han characterEdit

(radical 5 +10, 11 strokes, cangjie input 十十人弓 (JJON), four-corner 48417, composition ⿸⿰𠦝𠂉)

  1. dry
  2. first of the 8 trigrams
  3. warming principle of the sun, penetrating and fertilizing, heavenly generative principle (male)
  4. first hexagram of the I Ching

ReferencesEdit

  • KangXi: page 84, character 25
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 204
  • Dae Jaweon: page 172, character 1
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 1, page 56, character 10
  • Unihan data for U+4E7E

CantoneseEdit

HanziEdit

(simplified , Yale gon1, kin4)


JapaneseEdit

KanjiEdit

(common “Jōyō” kanji)

ReadingsEdit


KoreanEdit

HanjaEdit

(geon, gan) (hangeul [[, ]], revised geon, gan, McCune-Reischauer kŏn, kan)

  1. (하늘 건, haneul-): sky
  2. (건괘 건, geon-gwae-): or the 1st of the Eight Trigrams (☰☱☲☳☴☵☶☷ or 八卦 (팔괘, palgwae))
  3. (임금 건, im-geum-): king
  4. (마를 건, mareul-): to be dry

SynonymsEdit

  • (, cheon)
  • (, gan) (translingual; simplified hanzi for 乾)

AntonymsEdit

See alsoEdit

八卦 (팔괘, palgwae)

7+0=111+000 (U+2630)* sky
6+1=110+001 (U+2631) marsh
5+2=101+010 (U+2632) fire
4+3=100+011 (U+2633) thunder
3+4=011+100 (U+2634) wind
2+5=010+101 (U+2635) water
1+6=001+110 (U+2636) mountain
0+7=000+111 (U+2637) earth

[*] Decimal pair=Binary pair (Codepoint). (The solid bar "—" of the Trigrams may be assigned to the binary number "1", while the split bar "--" to "0".)


MandarinEdit

HanziEdit

(simplified , Pinyin gān (gan1), qián (qian2), Wade-Giles kan1, ch'ien2)

AdjectiveEdit

(traditional, Pinyin gān, simplified )

  1. dry
    我喉咙很。 wǒ hóulóng hěn gān.
    My throat feels dry.
  2. clean
    干净 clean
  3. adoptive; foster

AdverbEdit

(traditional, Pinyin gān, simplified )

  1. in vain; for nothing

Proper nounEdit

(traditional, Pinyin gān, simplified )

  1. A surname​.

CompoundsEdit


VietnameseEdit

Han characterEdit

(kiền, cạn, can, càn, khan, gàn, phạm)

ReferencesEdit

Last modified on 14 April 2014, at 21:17