TranslingualEdit

EtymologyEdit

From ‘small’ + ‘big’ (a pointed object moving from one to the other).

Han characterEdit

(radical 42 +3, 6 strokes, cangjie input 火大 (FK), four-corner 90430, composition)

  1. sharp, pointed, acute, keen

ReferencesEdit

  • KangXi: Template:Han KangXi link, character 2
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 7480
  • Dae Jaweon: page 591, character 4
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 1, page 562, character 9
  • Unihan data for U+5C16

CantoneseEdit

HanziEdit

(Jyutping zim1, Yale jim1)


JapaneseEdit

KanjiEdit

(“Jinmeiyō” kanji used for names)

ReadingsEdit

CompoundsEdit


KoreanEdit

HanjaEdit

(cheom) (hangeul , revised cheom, McCune-Reischauer ch'ŏm)


MandarinEdit

HanziEdit

(Pinyin jiān (jian1), Wade-Giles chien1)

CompoundsEdit

  • 尖兵
  • 尖脆
  • 尖刀
  • 尖顶
  • 尖端
  • 尖端放电
  • 尖叫
  • 尖刻
  • 尖冷
  • 尖厉
  • 尖利
  • 尖溜溜, 尖溜溜的
  • 尖峭, 尖俏
  • 尖锐
  • 尖酸
  • 尖头
  • 尖团音
  • 尖细
  • 尖啸
  • 尖削
  • 尖音
  • 尖子
  • 尖嘴薄舌
  • 尖嘴猴腮

AdjectiveEdit

(traditional and simplified, Pinyin jiān)

  1. (Elementary Mandarin) sharp, pointed
  2. acute
  3. shrewd

VietnameseEdit

Han characterEdit

(tiêm, nhọn, tem)

Last modified on 8 April 2014, at 13:28