TranslingualEdit

Stroke order
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EtymologyEdit

Phono-semantic compound (形聲): semantic  (heart) + phonetic  – a character trait or behavior (of the heart), sluggish. Note that 曼 also means “long, extended”, so connotations of “take a long time, leisurely, sluggish”.

Han characterEdit

(radical 61 +11, 14 strokes, cangjie input 心日田水 (PAWE), four-corner 96047)

  1. slow(ly), leisurely, sluggish

ReferencesEdit

  • KangXi: page 399, character 12
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 11110
  • Dae Jaweon: page 738, character 29
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 4, page 2346, character 1
  • Unihan data for U+6162

CantoneseEdit

HanziEdit

(Yale maan6)


JapaneseEdit

KanjiEdit

(common “Jōyō” kanji)

ReadingsEdit


KoreanEdit

HanjaEdit

(man) (hangeul , revised man, McCune-Reischauer man, Yale man)


MandarinEdit

PronunciationEdit

HanziEdit

(Pinyin màn (man4), Wade-Giles man4)

AntonymsEdit


VietnameseEdit

Han characterEdit

(mạn, mắn)

Last modified on 31 March 2014, at 13:49