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TranslingualEdit

EtymologyEdit

Phono-semantic compound (形聲): phonetic  + semantic  (strong) – to work hard, to be diligent.

Han characterEdit

(radical 19 +11, 13 strokes, cangjie input 廿一大尸 (TMKS), four-corner 44127, composition)

  1. industrious, diligent, attentive

Derived charactersEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • KangXi: page 149, character 6
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 2415
  • Dae Jaweon: page 336, character 13
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 1, page 378, character 3
  • Unihan data for U+52E4

CantoneseEdit

HanziEdit

(Jyutping kan4, Yale kan4)

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JapaneseEdit

KanjiEdit

(grade 6 “Kyōiku” kanji)

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ReadingsEdit

CompoundsEdit

Proper nounEdit

(hiragana つとむ, romaji Tsutomu)

  1. A male given name

KoreanEdit

HanjaEdit

(geun) (hangeul , revised geun, McCune-Reischauer kŭn)

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MandarinEdit

HanziEdit

(Pinyin qín (qin2), Wade-Giles ch'in2)

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VietnameseEdit

Han characterEdit

(cần, cùn)

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