TranslingualEdit

EtymologyEdit

Phono-semantic compound (形聲): semantic  (bamboo) + phonetic  – a bamboo needle, probe.

Han characterEdit

(radical 118 +9, 15 strokes, cangjie input 竹戈竹口 (HIHR), four-corner 88253, composition)

  1. needle, probe
  2. admonish

ReferencesEdit

  • KangXi: page 890, character 21
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 26214
  • Dae Jaweon: page 1318, character 6
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 5, page 2990, character 3
  • Unihan data for U+7BB4

CantoneseEdit

HanziEdit

(Yale jam1)


JapaneseEdit

KanjiEdit

(uncommon “Hyōgai” kanji)

ReadingsEdit


KoreanEdit

HanjaEdit

(jam) (hangeul , revised jam, McCune-Reischauer cham, Yale cam)


MandarinEdit

HanziEdit

(Pinyin zhēn (zhen1), Wade-Giles chen1)


VietnameseEdit

Han characterEdit

(châm, giăm, dăm, giằm)

ReadingsEdit

  • Nôm: châm, dăm, dằm, giăm, giằm

ReferencesEdit

  • Thiều Chửu : Hán Việt Tự Điển Hà Nội 1942
  • Trần Văn Chánh: Từ Điển Hán Việt NXB Trẻ, Ho Chi Minh Ville, 1999
  • Vũ Văn Kính: Đại Tự Điển Chữ Nôm , NXB Văn Nghệ, Ho Chi Minh Ville, 1999
Last modified on 12 September 2013, at 12:13