Last modified on 10 July 2014, at 02:40

TranslingualEdit

Stroke order
甘-order.gif

Han characterEdit

(radical 99 +0, 5 strokes, cangjie input 廿一 (TM), four-corner 44770)

  1. sweetness
  2. sweet, tasty
  3. accepting of something (e.g. an outcome, a situation)
  4. a surname

ReferencesEdit

  • KangXi: page 753, character 19
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 21643
  • Dae Jaweon: page 1161, character 1
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 4, page 2413, character 1
  • Unihan data for U+7518

ChineseEdit

simpl. and trad.

PronunciationEdit


Middle Chinese pronunciation (, reconstructed)
Character (甘), Pronunciation (1/1)

Initial: 見 (28)
Final: 談
Division: I

Openness: Open
Tone: Level (Ø)

Fanqie: 古三切
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
Bernard
Karlgren
Li
Rong
Pan
Wuyun
Edwin
Pulleyblank
Wang
Li
Shao
Rongfen
/kɑm/ /kɑm/ /kɑm/ /kɑm/ /kam/ /kɑm/ /kɑm/
Old Chinese pronunciation (, reconstructed)
Baxter-Sagart system (2011)
Character Modern Beijing
(Pinyin)
Middle Chinese Old Chinese English
gān ‹ kam › /*kˁam {*[k]ˁ[a]m}/ sweet
Zhengzhang system (2003)
Character No. Phonetic
component
Rime
group
Rime
subdivision
Corresponding
MC rime
Old Chinese Notes
3652 1 /*kaːm/

AdjectiveEdit

  1. sweet
    甘甜 sweet, 甘蔗 sugar cane

AdverbEdit

  1. willingly
    甘心 to be willing to, 甘愿 willingly

Proper nounEdit

  1. A surname​.
  2. abbreviation for Gansu Province 甘肃省 (甘肅省)

CompoundsEdit

ReferencesEdit


JapaneseEdit

KanjiEdit

(common “Jōyō” kanji)

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ReadingsEdit


KoreanEdit

HanjaEdit

(gam) (hangeul , revised gam, McCune-Reischauer kam, Yale kam)

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Middle ChineseEdit

Han characterEdit

(*gɑm)

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VietnameseEdit

Han characterEdit

(cam)

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