TranslingualEdit

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EtymologyEdit

A phonosemantic compound of Chinese semantic ("water") + phonetic (zhēn, reconstructed Old Chinese *tin)

Han characterEdit

(radical 85 +10, 13 strokes, cangjie input 水十月金 (EJBC), four-corner 34181)

  1. Lake Dian near Kunming, Yunnan, in China
  2. (abbreviation) Yunnan province

Usage notesEdit

The abbreviation may also include Guizhou Province, as it was united with the area before 1413.[1]

ReferencesEdit

  • KangXi: page 642, character 5
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 18010
  • Dae Jaweon: page 1049, character 11
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 3, page 1694, character 6
  • Unihan data for U+6EC7
  1. ^ "雲上旅程:找到沈萬三的墓" (in Chinese), Henry WanHoi CHAN (陳雲海). Oriental Daily (東方日報): 2013-09-08. URL accessed on 2013-09-09.

CantoneseEdit

HanziEdit

(Yale din1, tin4)


JapaneseEdit

KanjiEdit

(uncommon “Hyōgai” kanji)

ReadingsEdit


MandarinEdit

HanziEdit

(Pinyin Diān (Dian1), tián (tian2), zhēn (zhen1), Wade-Giles Tien1, t'ien2, chen1)

SynonymsEdit

Derived termsEdit


VietnameseEdit

Han characterEdit

(điền, chan, tràn, dàn, giàn)

Last modified on 15 November 2013, at 01:45