See also:

TranslingualEdit

Stroke order
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Alternative formsEdit

There are minor differences in where the last stroke of the top component (top-left to bottom-right diagonal) starts – on the second horizontal stroke or on the third.

Han characterEdit

(radical 72 +5, 9 strokes, cangjie input 手大日 (QKA), four-corner 50603, composition𡗗)

  1. spring (season)
  2. wanton

Derived charactersEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • KangXi: page 493, character 6
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 13844
  • Dae Jaweon: page 856, character 7
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 2, page 1496, character 10
  • Unihan data for U+6625

See alsoEdit


CantoneseEdit

HanziEdit

(Jyutping ceon1, Yale cheun1)


JapaneseEdit

KanjiEdit

(grade 2 “Kyōiku” kanji)

  1. spring (season)

ReadingsEdit

CompoundsEdit

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

(hiragana はる, romaji haru)

  1. spring (season)

SynonymsEdit


KoreanEdit

HanjaEdit

(chun) (hangeul , revised chun, McCune-Reischauer ch'un, Yale chwun)


MandarinEdit

PronunciationEdit

HanziEdit

(Pinyin chūn (chun1), Wade-Giles ch'un1)

CompoundsEdit

  • 春冰
  • 春饼
  • 春播
  • 春蚕
  • 春潮
  • 春绸
  • 春肥
  • 春分
  • 春分点
  • 春风
  • 春风得意
  • 春风化雨
  • 春风满面
  • 春耕
  • 春宫
  • 春灌
  • 春光
  • 春寒
  • 春寒料峭
  • 春旱
  • 春华秋实
  • 春化
  • 春画, 春画儿
  • 春荒
  • 春晖
  • 春季 (chūnjì)
  • 春假
  • 春节
  • 春景
  • 春卷, 春卷儿
  • 春困秋乏
  • 春兰
  • 春兰秋菊
  • 春雷
  • 春联, 春联儿
  • 春令
  • 春麦
  • 春满人间
  • 春忙
  • 春梦
  • 春牛
  • 春情
  • 春秋
  • 春秋衫
  • 春日
  • 春色
  • 春上
  • 春试
  • 春笋
  • 春天 (chūntiān)
  • 春瘟
  • 春捂秋冻
  • 春宵
  • 春小麦
  • 春心
  • 春汛
  • 春药
  • 春意
  • 春蚓秋蛇
  • 春游
  • 春雨
  • 春运
  • 春种
  • 春装

Middle ChineseEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Chinese (*tʰun)

simpl. and trad.

Han characterEdit

(Karlgren-Li tśhuiĕn:, Baxter-Sagart tsyhwin)

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

# (season) spring


Old ChineseEdit

simpl. and trad.

Han characterEdit

(*tʰun)

NounEdit

  1. (season) spring

VietnameseEdit

Han characterEdit

(xuân)

Last modified on 31 March 2014, at 14:05