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TranslingualEdit

EtymologyEdit

Phono-semantic compound (形聲): semantic  + phonetic 

Han characterEdit

(radical 31 +10, 13 strokes, cangjie input 田口月金 (WRBC), four-corner 60806, composition)

  1. circle
  2. round, circular
  3. complete

ReferencesEdit

  • KangXi: page 220, character 9
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 4819
  • Dae Jaweon: page 451, character 14
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 1, page 724, character 7
  • Unihan data for U+5713

CantoneseEdit

HanziEdit

(simplified , Jyutping jyun4, Yale yun4)

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JapaneseEdit

shinjitai

simplified

traditional

KanjiEdit

(“Jinmeiyō” kanji used for nameskyūjitai kanji, shinjitai form )

  1. round; circle
  2. yen

ReadingsEdit

Kanji in this term
えん
Hyōgaiji
on'yomi

NounEdit

(kyūjitai kanji, shinjitai kanji , hiragana えん, romaji en, historical hiragana ゑん)

  1. yen
  2. circle

KoreanEdit

HanjaEdit

(won)
Eumhun:

  • Sound (hangeul):  (revised: won, McCune-Reischauer: wŏn)
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MandarinEdit

simpl.
trad.

HanziEdit

(simplified , Pinyin yuán (yuan2), Wade-Giles yüan2)

VerbEdit

(traditional, Pinyin yuán, simplified )

  1. (Beginning Mandarin) to be circular

Middle ChineseEdit

Han characterEdit

(*hyuɛn)

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Min NanEdit

HanziEdit

(POJ ôan (oan5), gôan (goan5))

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VietnameseEdit

Han characterEdit

(viên, vin)

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