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TranslingualEdit

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EtymologyEdit

Simplified from  ( → ).

In current form Phono-semantic compound (形聲): semantic  (hand) + phonetic  – to carry by hand, bear a burden.

Han characterEdit

(radical 64 +5, 8 strokes, cangjie input 手日一 (QAM))

  1. carry, bear, undertake
  2. picul (100 catties, 50 kg)
  3. two buckets full
  4. carrying pole and its load
  5. classifier for loads carried on a shoulder pole

ReferencesEdit

  • KangXi: page 424, character 19
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 11941
  • Dae Jaweon: page 772, character 15
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 3, page 1851, character 4
  • Unihan data for U+62C5

CantoneseEdit

HanziEdit

(traditional , Jyutping daam1, Yale daam1)


JapaneseEdit

KanjiEdit

(grade 6 “Kyōiku” kanji)

ReadingsEdit


KoreanEdit

HanjaEdit

(dan) (hangeul , revised dan, McCune-Reischauer tan, Yale tan)


MandarinEdit

HanziEdit

(traditional , Pinyin dàn (dan4), Wade-Giles tan4)


VietnameseEdit

Han characterEdit

(đam đảm đẵn đắn đẵm tạ)

Last modified on 12 April 2014, at 11:46