Last modified on 2 March 2015, at 00:14

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TranslingualEdit

Han characterEdit

(radical 85 +8, 11 strokes, cangjie input 水月竹土 (EBHG), four-corner 32114, composition)

  1. obscene, licentious, lewd

ReferencesEdit

  • KangXi: page 631, character 9
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 17678
  • Dae Jaweon: page 1033, character 12
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 3, page 1654, character 4
  • Unihan data for U+6DEB

ChineseEdit

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simp. and trad.

PronunciationEdit


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

Initial: 以 (36)
Final: 侵
Division: III

Openness: Open
Tone: Level (Ø)

Fanqie: 餘針切
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
Bernard
Karlgren
Li
Rong
Pan
Wuyun
Edwin
Pulleyblank
Wang
Li
Shao
Rongfen
/jiɪm/ /i̯əm/ /iəm/ /jim/ /jim/ /jĭĕm/ /jem/
Old Chinese pronunciation (, reconstructed)
Baxter-Sagart system 1.1 (2014)
Character Modern Beijing
(Pinyin)
Middle Chinese Old Chinese English
yín ‹ yim › /*N.r[ə]m/ excess; licentious

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
15291 1 /*lɯm/

DefinitionsEdit

  1. excess; excessive; wanton; lewd; lascivious; obscene; depraved

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KanjiEdit

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KoreanEdit

HanjaEdit

(eum) (hangeul , revised eum, McCune-Reischauer ŭm, Yale um)

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VietnameseEdit

Han characterEdit

(dâm, dầm, đầm, đẫm, đằm, giầm)

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