Last modified on 21 December 2014, at 08:44

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, composition)

  1. slowly, 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

ChineseEdit

slow
simp. and trad.

PronunciationEdit


Middle Chinese pronunciation (, reconstructed)
Character (慢), Pronunciation 1/1

Initial: 明 (4)
Final: 刪
Division: II

Openness: Open
Tone: Departing (H)

Fanqie: 謨晏切
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
Bernard
Karlgren
Li
Rong
Pan
Wuyun
Edwin
Pulleyblank
Wang
Li
Shao
Rongfen
/mɣanH/ /manH/ /manH/ /mɯanH/ /maɨnH/ /manH/ /mɐnH/
Old Chinese pronunciation (, reconstructed)
Baxter-Sagart system 1.1 (2014)
Character Modern Beijing
(Pinyin)
Middle Chinese Old Chinese English
màn ‹ maenH › /*mˤra[n]-s/ disrespectful

Notes for Old Chinese notations in the Baxter-Sagart system:

  • Parentheses "()" indicate uncertain presence;
  • Square brackets "[]" indicate uncertain identity, e.g. *[t] as coda may in fact be *-t or *-p;
  • Angle brackets "<>" indicate infix;
  • Hyphen "-" indicates morpheme boundary;
  • Period "." indicates syllable boundary.
Zhengzhang system (2003)
Character No. Phonetic
component
Rime
group
Rime
subdivision
Corresponding
MC rime
Old Chinese Notes
8735 3 /*mroːns/

AntonymsEdit


JapaneseEdit

KanjiEdit

(common “Jōyō” kanji)

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ReadingsEdit


KoreanEdit

HanjaEdit

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

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VietnameseEdit

Han characterEdit

(mạn, mắn)

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