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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

(Yale kan4)


JapaneseEdit

KanjiEdit

(grade 6 “Kyōiku” kanji)

ReadingsEdit

CompoundsEdit

  • 勤学
  • 勤苦
  • 勤倹
  • 勤倹尚武
  • 勤倹力行
  • 勤仕
  • 勤続
  • 勤惰
  • 勤怠
  • 勤王/勤皇
  • 勤王攘夷
  • 勤番
  • 勤勉
  • 勤務
  • 勤役
  • 勤労
  • 勤行
  • 勤求
  • 勤修

Proper nounEdit

(hiragana つとむ, romaji Tsutomu)

  1. A male given name

KoreanEdit

HanjaEdit

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


MandarinEdit

HanziEdit

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


VietnameseEdit

Han characterEdit

(cần, cùn)

Last modified on 22 August 2013, at 05:46