TranslingualEdit

EtymologyEdit

Coined in Japan (kokuji) in late 1700s - early 1800s by rangaku scholar Udagawa Genshin as a translation for Dutch klier (gland), as a compound of Sinitic elements  + .

Han characterEdit

(radical 130 +9, 13 strokes, cangjie input 月竹日水 (BHAE), four-corner 76232)

  1. gland

Usage notesEdit

This is a Japanese-coined character used outside Japanese.

ReferencesEdit

  • KangXi: not present, would follow page 990, character 13
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 29746
  • Dae Jaweon: page 1442, character 15
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 3, page 2097, character 5
  • Unihan data for U+817A

CantoneseEdit

HanziEdit

(Yale sin3)


JapaneseEdit

KanjiEdit

(common “Jōyō” kanji)

  1. gland

ReadingsEdit

CompoundsEdit

Usage notesEdit

Used as a suffix in names of glands.


KoreanEdit

HanjaEdit

(seon) (hangeul [[]], revised seon, McCune-Reischauer sŏn, Yale sen)


MandarinEdit

HanziEdit

(Pinyin xiàn (xian4), Wade-Giles hsien4)

CompoundsEdit


VietnameseEdit

Han characterEdit

(tuyến)

Last modified on 16 February 2014, at 02:57