Last modified on 6 October 2014, at 13:18
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TranslingualEdit

Stroke order
問-order.gif
Stroke order
(alternative)
問-aorder.gif

Han characterEdit

(radical 30 +8, 11 strokes, cangjie input 日弓口 (ANR), four-corner 77607, composition)

ReferencesEdit

  • KangXi: page 195, character 10
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 3814
  • Dae Jaweon: page 416, character 10
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 7, page 4284, character 3
  • Unihan data for U+554F

ChineseEdit

simpl.
trad.

PronunciationEdit


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

Initial: 明 (4)
Final: 文
Division: III

Openness: Closed
Tone: Departing (H)

Fanqie: 亡運切
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
Bernard
Karlgren
Li
Rong
Pan
Wuyun
Edwin
Pulleyblank
Wang
Li
Shao
Rongfen
/mɨunH/ /mi̯uənH/ /miuənH/ /miunH/ /munH/ /mĭuənH/ /miuənH/
Old Chinese pronunciation (, reconstructed)
Baxter-Sagart system 1.1 (2014)
Character Modern Beijing
(Pinyin)
Middle Chinese Old Chinese English
wèn ‹ mjunH › /*C.mu[n]-s/ ask

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
8967 1 /*mɯns/

VerbEdit

  1. to ask

CompoundsEdit


JapaneseEdit

KanjiEdit

(grade 3 “Kyōiku” kanji)

ReadingsEdit

CompoundsEdit

CounterEdit

(hiragana もん, romaji -mon)

  1. questions, problems

NounEdit

(hiragana とい, romaji toi)

  1. Alternative form of 問い

KoreanEdit

HanjaEdit

(mun) (hangeul , McCune-Reischauer mun)

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VietnameseEdit

Han characterEdit

(vấn, vắn, vắng, vẩn, vặn)

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