TranslingualEdit

Han characterEdit

(radical 52 +1, 4 strokes, cangjie input 女戈尸 (VIS), X女戈尸 (XVIS), four-corner 27720, composition𠃌)

  1. illusion, fantasy, mirage
  2. mystical, mysterious

ReferencesEdit

  • KangXi: page 341, character 13
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 9190
  • Dae Jaweon: page 650, character 7
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 2, page 1093, character 3
  • Unihan data for U+5E7B

CantoneseEdit

HanziEdit

(Jyutping waan6, Yale waan6)


JapaneseEdit

KanjiEdit

(common “Jōyō” kanji)

  1. phantasm; vision; dream; illusion; apparition

ReadingsEdit

CompoundsEdit

EtymologyEdit

Probably from Old Japanese; used in The Tale of Genji, completed in 1021.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

(hiragana まぼろし, romaji maboroshi)

  1. an illusion, a phantom, a dream, a vision

KoreanEdit

HanjaEdit

(hwan) (hangeul [[]], revised hwan, McCune-Reischauer hwan)


MandarinEdit

HanziEdit

(Pinyin huàn (huan4), Wade-Giles huan4)

CompoundsEdit


VietnameseEdit

Han characterEdit

(ảo, hoẻn, huyễn)

Last modified on 1 April 2014, at 17:17