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TranslingualEdit

Stroke order
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EtymologyEdit

Phono-semantic compound (形聲): semantic  (person) + phonetic  – a person doing their duty.

Han characterEdit

(radical 9 +4, 6 strokes, cangjie input 人竹土 (OHG), four-corner 22214, composition)

  1. trust to, rely on, appoint
  2. to bear, duty, office
  3. allow
  4. a Chinese surname

Derived charactersEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • KangXi: page 94, character 24
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 416
  • Dae Jaweon: page 200, character 15
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 1, page 122, character 6
  • Unihan data for U+4EFB

CantoneseEdit

HanziEdit

(Jyutping jam6, Yale yam6)

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JapaneseEdit

KanjiEdit

(grade 5 “Kyōiku” kanji)

  1. responsibility
  2. duty
  3. term
  4. entrust to
  5. appoint

ReadingsEdit

CompoundsEdit

NounEdit

(hiragana にん, romaji nin)

  1. duty, responsibility, obligation

KoreanEdit

HanjaEdit

(im) (hangeul , revised yim, McCune-Reischauer im)

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MandarinEdit

HanziEdit

(Pinyin rèn (ren4), Wade-Giles jen4)

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Middle ChineseEdit

Han characterEdit

(*njim)

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Min NanEdit

HanziEdit

(jîm (jim5), jīm (jim7))

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VietnameseEdit

Han characterEdit

(nhậm, nhẩm, nhầm, nhiệm, nhâm, nhăm, nhặm, vững)

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