See also:

TranslingualEdit

EtymologyEdit

Ideogrammic compound (會意):  +  (fire)

Han characterEdit

(radical 86 +4, 8 strokes, cangjie input 火火 (FF), four-corner 90809, composition火)

  1. flame, blaze
  2. hot

ReferencesEdit

  • KangXi: page 667, character 13
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 18910
  • Dae Jaweon: page 1076, character 21
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 3, page 2193, character 6
  • Unihan data for U+708E

CantoneseEdit

HanziEdit

(Yale yim4)


JapaneseEdit

KanjiEdit

(common “Jōyō” kanji)

ReadingsEdit

CompoundsEdit

  • 炎暑 (えんしょ, ensho)
  • 炎症 (えんしょう, enshō)
  • 炎上 (えんじょう, enjō)
  • 炎帝 (えんてい, entei)
  • 炎天 (えんてん, enten)
  • 炎涼 (えんりょう, enryō)
  • 火炎 (かえん, kaen)
  • 虫垂炎 (ちゅうすいえん, chūsuien)
  • 気炎 (きえん, kien)

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

ponopo > ɸonoɸo > ɸonowo > honoo > honoː. A compound of ho (fire) + no (genitive) + ho (ear, head).

NounEdit

(hiragana ほのお, historical hiragana ほのほ, romaji honō)

  1. flame; blaze
    • 1079: Konkōmyō Saishōōkyō Ongi (page 5 (front))
      保乃保

SuffixEdit

(hiragana えん, romaji -en)

  1. (medicine) -itis, an inflammation

ReferencesEdit

  • 1979 [1079], Hiroshi Tsukishima, Kojisho Ongi Shūsei 12: Konkōmyō Saishōōkyō Ongi (in Japanese), Tōkyō: Kyūko Shoin, ISBN 4-7629-3099-7:

KoreanEdit

HanjaEdit

(yeom) (hangeul [[]], revised yeom, McCune-Reischauer yŏm, Yale yem)


MandarinEdit

HanziEdit

(Pinyin yán (yan2), Wade-Giles yen2)

CompoundsEdit

  • 炎帝
  • 炎旱
  • 炎黄
  • 炎凉
  • 炎涼世態
  • 炎热炎熱
  • 炎日
  • 炎暑
  • 炎天
  • 炎夏
  • 炎炎
  • 炎焰
  • 炎阳
  • 炎症

VietnameseEdit

Han characterEdit

(viêm, văn)

Last modified on 17 February 2014, at 08:00