TranslingualEdit

EtymologyEdit

Pictogram (象形) – laying out goods for sale. The top is the roof, the middle is derived from – four shapes in a square (goods for sale), while the bottom is cognate to (cloth) – an unfurled cloth, with goods on top (or the cloth itself for sale).

Han characterEdit

(radical 44 +7, 10 strokes, cangjie input 尸廿女 (STV), four-corner 77232)

  1. open, unfold
  2. stretch, extend

Related charactersEdit

See alsoEdit

  • (graphically similar lower right component)

ReferencesEdit

  • KangXi: page 302, character 10
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 7715
  • Dae Jaweon: page 599, character 23
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 2, page 974, character 7
  • Unihan data for U+5C55

CantoneseEdit

HanziEdit

(Jyutping zin2, Yale jin2)


JapaneseEdit

KanjiEdit

(grade 6 “Kyōiku” kanji)

ReadingsEdit

CompoundsEdit

Proper nounEdit

(hiragana まこと, romaji Makoto)

  1. A male given name

SuffixEdit

(hiragana てん, romaji -ten)

  1. exhibition

KoreanEdit

HanjaEdit

(jeon) (hangeul , revised jeon, McCune-Reischauer chŏn)


MandarinEdit

HanziEdit

(Pinyin zhǎn (zhan3), Wade-Giles chan3)

CompoundsEdit


VietnameseEdit

Han characterEdit

(triển, chẽn)

Last modified on 17 February 2014, at 06:36