Last modified on 2 March 2015, at 13:03

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TranslingualEdit

Han characterEdit

(radical 123 +7, 13 strokes, cangjie input 尸口廿手 (SRTQ), X尸口廿手 (XSRTQ), four-corner 18651, composition)

  1. group, crowd, multitude, mob

ReferencesEdit

  • KangXi: page 952, character 26
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 28498
  • Dae Jaweon: page 1396, character 20
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 5, page 3134, character 12
  • Unihan data for U+7FA4

ChineseEdit

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simp. and trad.

PronunciationEdit


Old Chinese pronunciation (, reconstructed)
Baxter-Sagart system 1.1 (2014)
Character Modern Beijing
(Pinyin)
Middle Chinese Old Chinese English
qún ‹ gjun › /*[ɡ]ur/ flock, herd, group

Notes for Old Chinese notations in the Baxter-Sagart system:

  • Parentheses "()" indicate uncertain presence;
  • Square brackets "[]" indicate uncertain identity, e.g. *[t] as coda may in fact be *-t or *-p;
  • Angle brackets "<>" indicate infix;
  • Hyphen "-" indicates morpheme boundary;
  • Period "." indicates syllable boundary.
Zhengzhang system (2003)
Character No. Phonetic
component
Rime
group
Rime
subdivision
Corresponding
MC rime
Old Chinese Notes
7295 2 /*ɡlun/ 羣字所注或體

DefinitionsEdit

  1. group, crowd
  2. flock, herd, pack, etc.

JapaneseEdit

KanjiEdit

(grade 5 “Kyōiku” kanji)

ReadingsEdit

CompoundsEdit

Etymology 1Edit

NounEdit

(hiragana ぐん, romaji gun)

  1. a group of people, animals, etc.
  2. (group theory) a group

SuffixEdit

(hiragana ぐん, romaji -gun)

  1. group of people, animals, etc.

Etymology 2Edit

Alternative formsEdit

NounEdit

(hiragana むら, romaji mura)

  1. a gathering

SuffixEdit

(hiragana むら, romaji -mura)

  1. gathering

KoreanEdit

HanjaEdit

(gun) (hangeul , revised gun, McCune-Reischauer kun, Yale kwun)

  1. (무리[1] 군): group, crowd, horde, herd, flock, folk, people, mob
  2. (무리[2] 군): to crowd, flock, gather, assemble
  3. (많을 군): multitude

Usage notesEdit

  1. ^ Compare Japanese Kun 群れ (むれ, mure, "crowd").
  2. ^ Compare Japanese Kun 群れる (むれる, mureru, "to crowd").

VietnameseEdit

Han characterEdit

(quần, còn, quằn, cơn)

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