See also: , , and

TranslingualEdit

EtymologyEdit

Ideogram (指事):  +  – comparing two 干 side by side, even.

Note that in some early forms of , the unrelated (two hands) is drawn as 幵.

Han characterEdit

(radical 51 +3, 6 strokes, cangjie input 一十一十 (MJMJ), four-corner 10440, composition干)

  1. even level
  2. to raise in both hands

Derived charactersEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • KangXi: page 340, character 3
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 9169
  • Dae Jaweon: page 649, character 1
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 1, page 408, character 2
  • Unihan data for U+5E75

CantoneseEdit

HanziEdit

(Jyutping gin1, hin1, Yale gin1, hin1)


JapaneseEdit

KanjiEdit

(uncommon “Hyōgai” kanji)

ReadingsEdit


KoreanEdit

HanjaEdit

(gyeon) (hangeul , revised gyeon, McCune-Reischauer kyŏn, Yale kyen)


MandarinEdit

HanziEdit

(Pinyin jiān (jian1), qiān (qian1), Wade-Giles chien1, ch'ien1)

Last modified on 30 March 2014, at 09:51