TranslingualEdit

EtymologyEdit

Ideogram (指事) – an animal (离, bottom) being captured by a mouth (亼, top); compare . In current form, graphically  + .

Han characterEdit

(radical 114 +8, 13 strokes, cangjie input 人卜山月 (OYUB), four-corner 80427, composition𠆢)

  1. birds, fowl
  2. used as a surname
  3. capture

ReferencesEdit

  • KangXi: page 848, character 13
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 24893
  • Dae Jaweon: page 1270, character 6
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 1, page 199, character 4
  • Unihan data for U+79BD

CantoneseEdit

HanziEdit

(Yale kam4)


JapaneseEdit

KanjiEdit

(“Jinmeiyō” kanji used for names)

ReadingsEdit

CompoundsEdit


KoreanEdit

HanjaEdit

(geum) (hangeul , revised geum, McCune-Reischauer kŭm, Yale kum)


MandarinEdit

HanziEdit

(Pinyin qín (qin2), Wade-Giles ch'in2)


Middle ChineseEdit

Han characterEdit

(*ghyim, gim)


VietnameseEdit

Han characterEdit

(cầm)

Last modified on 31 March 2014, at 17:39