Last modified on 26 July 2014, at 12:33
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TranslingualEdit

Stroke order
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Japanese stroke order
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EtymologyEdit

Ideogrammic compound (會意):  (bamboo, books) +  (table) – (official) books on a table.

Current form resembles the unrelated .

Han characterEdit

(radical 12 +6, 8 strokes, cangjie input 廿月金 (TBC), four-corner 55801)

  1. law, canon
  2. documentation
  3. classic, scripture

ReferencesEdit

  • KangXi: page 128, character 2
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 1474
  • Dae Jaweon: page 286, character 12
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 1, page 247, character 1
  • Unihan data for U+5178

ChineseEdit

simpl. and trad.

PronunciationEdit


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

Initial: 端 (5)
Final: 先
Division: IV

Openness: Open
Tone: Rising (X)

Fanqie: 多殄切
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
Bernard
Karlgren
Li
Rong
Pan
Wuyun
Edwin
Pulleyblank
Wang
Li
Shao
Rongfen
/tenX/ /tienX/ /tenX/ /tenX/ /tɛnX/ /tienX/ /tɛnX/
Old Chinese pronunciation (, reconstructed)
Baxter-Sagart system (2011)
Character Modern Beijing
(Pinyin)
Middle Chinese Old Chinese English
diǎn ‹ tenX › /*tˁərʔ {*tˁə[r]ʔ}/ statute, norm
Zhengzhang system (2003)
Character No. Phonetic
component
Rime
group
Rime
subdivision
Corresponding
MC rime
Old Chinese Notes
2342 1 /*tɯːnʔ/

CompoundsEdit


JapaneseEdit

KanjiEdit

(grade 4 “Kyōiku” kanji)

ReadingsEdit

CompoundsEdit

NounEdit

(hiragana てん, romaji ten)

  1. ceremony
    • 華燭
      かしょくのてん
      kashoku no ten
      wedding ceremony
  2. rule

KoreanEdit

HanjaEdit

(jeon) (hangeul , revised jeon, McCune-Reischauer chŏn)

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VietnameseEdit

Han characterEdit

(điển, đến, điếng)

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