Last modified on 6 January 2015, at 22:22

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TranslingualEdit

EtymologyEdit

Phono-semantic compound (形聲): semantic  + phonetic 

Han characterEdit

(radical 9 +8, 10 strokes, cangjie input 人人一月 (OOMB), four-corner 28227, composition)

  1. normal human relationships
  2. ethics

ReferencesEdit

  • KangXi: page 109, character 3
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 793
  • Dae Jaweon: page 232, character 1
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 1, page 181, character 1
  • Unihan data for U+502B

ChineseEdit

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trad.
simp.

PronunciationEdit


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

Initial: 來 (37)
Final: 諄
Division: III

Openness: Closed
Tone: Level (Ø)

Fanqie: 力迍切
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
Bernard
Karlgren
Li
Rong
Pan
Wuyun
Edwin
Pulleyblank
Wang
Li
Shao
Rongfen
/liuɪn/ /li̯uĕn/ /liuĕn/ /lʷin/ /lwin/ /lĭuĕn/ /ljuen/
Old Chinese pronunciation (, reconstructed)
Baxter-Sagart system 1.1 (2014)
Character Modern Beijing
(Pinyin)
Middle Chinese Old Chinese English
lún ‹ lwin › /*[r]u[n]/ relationship; order; category

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.
Zhengzhang system (2003)
Character No. Phonetic
component
Rime
group
Rime
subdivision
Corresponding
MC rime
Old Chinese Notes
8661 2 /*run/

JapaneseEdit

KanjiEdit

(common “Jōyō” kanji)

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ReadingsEdit

Proper nounEdit

(hiragana りん, romaji Rin)

  1. A male given name

CompoundsEdit

  • 倫敦 (ろんどん, rondon)
  • 絶倫 (ぜつりん, zetsurin)

KoreanEdit

HanjaEdit

(ryun) (hangeul , revised ryun, McCune-Reischauer ryun)

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VietnameseEdit

Han characterEdit

(luân, luồn, lùn, lụm)

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