Last modified on 15 February 2014, at 12:48

See also: and

TranslingualEdit

Han characterEdit

(radical 118 +8, 14 strokes, cangjie input 竹戈戈 (HII), four-corner 88503)

  1. note, memo
  2. stationery
  3. comments

ReferencesEdit

  • KangXi: page 887, character 4
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 26122
  • Dae Jaweon: page 1315, character 3
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 5, page 2981, character 4
  • Unihan data for U+7B8B

CantoneseEdit

HanziEdit

(simplified , Yale jin1)

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JapaneseEdit

KanjiEdit

(common “Jōyō” kanji)

ReadingsEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Middle Chinese (/*d͡zen/). Compare modern Mandarin traditional and simplified (jiān).

PronunciationEdit

Alternative formsEdit

NounEdit

(hiragana せん, romaji sen)

  1. a slip of paper
  2. a label made of wood, bamboo, ivory, or paper
Derived termsEdit

Etymology 2Edit

Originally a compound of (fumi, writing) +‎ (ita, board), from the way that thin slices of wood were used for labels.

/fumiita/ > /fumita/ > /funda/ > /fuda/

PronunciationEdit

Alternative formsEdit

NounEdit

(hiragana ふだ, romaji fuda)

  1. Alternative spelling of a slip of paper; a label
Usage notesEdit

The spelling for fuda is rare. The spelling is the most common.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ 1998, NHK日本語発音アクセント辞典 (NHK Japanese Pronunciation Accent Dictionary) (in Japanese), Tōkyō: NHK, ISBN 978-4-14-011112-3

KoreanEdit

HanjaEdit

(jeon) (hangeul , revised jeon, McCune-Reischauer chŏn, Yale cen)

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MandarinEdit

HanziEdit

(simplified , Pinyin jiān (jian1), Wade-Giles chien1)

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