See also: , , and

TranslingualEdit

shinjitai

simplified

traditional

EtymologyEdit

Pictogram (象形) – a head (of a decapitated criminal) hung upside down, with the hair hanging down. Compare .

Also Japanese shinjitai Simplified from  ( → [[ ]]) (elimination of 系).

Han characterEdit

(radical 109 +4, 9 strokes, cangjie input 月山女火 (BUVF))

  1. county, district, prefecture, subdivision

Usage notesEdit

Exists as a traditional Chinese character, but not generally used in Chinese in isolation. In Japanese, used as simplification of .

Derived charactersEdit

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • KangXi: not present, would follow page 803, character 15
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 23210
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 4, page 2478, character 4
  • Unihan data for U+770C

JapaneseEdit

KanjiEdit

(grade 3 “Kyōiku” kanji)

ReadingsEdit

NounEdit

(hiragana あがた, romaji agata)

  1. a historical administrative district
  2. the countryside

NounEdit

(hiragana けん, romaji ken)

  1. a type of administrative district, including 43 of the 47 prefectures of modern day Japan, Chinese counties, French departments, etc.

Derived termsEdit

Proper nounEdit

(hiragana あがた, romaji Agata)

  1. A surname​.

KoreanEdit

HanjaEdit

(hyeon) (hangeul , revised hyeon, McCune-Reischauer hyŏn, Yale hyen)


MandarinEdit

HanziEdit

(Pinyin xiàn (xian4), dèng (deng4), (yi2), Wade-Giles hsien4, teng4, i2)

Last modified on 9 November 2013, at 06:44