Last modified on 21 December 2014, at 16:13

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TranslingualEdit

Han characterEdit

(radical 86 +12, 16 strokes, cangjie input 廿中心火 (TLPF), four-corner 44331)

  1. (historical) Yan, an ancient march, duchy, and kingdom of northeastern China during the Zhou dynasty
  2. (historical) Ji, its capital; Yanjing; other later cities in the same area, including Beijing
  3. (bird) swallow
  4. comfort, enjoy

ReferencesEdit

  • KangXi: page 683, character 16
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 19429
  • Dae Jaweon: page 1095, character 13
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 3, page 2239, character 6
  • Unihan data for U+71D5

ChineseEdit

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simp. and trad.

PronunciationEdit

Proper nounEdit

  1. (historical) An ancient march, duchy, and kingdom of northeastern China during the Zhou dynasty (周代)
  2. (historical) the four Yan kingdoms of the Sixteen Kingdoms 十六國十六国
  3. A surname​.

HyponymsEdit

CompoundsEdit

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

  1. swallow (family Hirundinidae)

JapaneseEdit

KanjiEdit

(“Jinmeiyō” kanji used for names)

ReadingsEdit

NounEdit

(hiragana つばくらめ, romaji tsubakurame)

  1. a swallow
    • c. 890: Taketori Monogatari (page 11)
      「[...] 石上の中納言には、燕(つばくらめ)の持たる子安のかい、ひとつ取りて賜へ」
    • 931-938, Wamyō Ruijushō (book 7 page 29)
      是我邦所謂豆波久良米

NounEdit

(hiragana つばめ, katakana ツバメ, romaji tsubame)

  1. swallow, especially the barn swallow, Hirundo rustica
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Proper nounEdit

(hiragana つばめ, romaji Tsubame)

  1. a place name, such as that of Tsubame City in Niigata Prefecture

ReferencesEdit


KoreanEdit

HanjaEdit

(yeon) (hangeul , revised yeon, McCune-Reischauer yŏn, Yale yen)

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VietnameseEdit

Han characterEdit

(yến, én, yên, nhạn, hiên)

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