Last modified on 10 October 2012, at 10:34

TranslingualEdit

EtymologyEdit

(fire) + , the latter being derived from (rare) of which it is the phonetic element. This is coined in light of the observed lack of hydrogens (as compared to alkanes) in alkenes and the fact that alkenes are flammable.


Han characterEdit

(radical 86 +7, 11 strokes, cangjie input 火大大月 (FKKB), four-corner 94827)

  1. alkene

ReferencesEdit

  • KangXi: page 671, character 10
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 19037
  • Dae Jaweon: page 1080, character 7
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 3, page 2205, character 4
  • Unihan data for U+70EF

CantoneseEdit

HanziEdit

(Yale hei1)

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MandarinEdit

HanziEdit

(Pinyin (xi1), Wade-Giles hsi1)

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