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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

(Jyutping jim4, Yale yim4)

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JapaneseEdit

KanjiEdit

(common “Jōyō” kanji)

ReadingsEdit

CompoundsEdit

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EtymologyEdit

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

NounEdit

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

  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)

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MandarinEdit

HanziEdit

(Pinyin yán (yan2), Wade-Giles yen2)

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VietnameseEdit

Han characterEdit

(viêm, văn)

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