Last modified on 29 July 2014, at 13:52
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TranslingualEdit

EtymologyEdit

This character has lost its original meaning of scorpion.

Han characterEdit

(radical 140 +9, 13 strokes, cangjie input 廿田中月 (TWLB), four-corner 44427, composition)

  1. ten thousand
  2. innumerable
  3. (archaic use) scorpion [1]

See alsoEdit

  • Chinese Numeral
    Last: ; Next: 亿, .

ReferencesEdit

  • KangXi: page 1042, character 33
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 31339
  • Dae Jaweon: page 1501, character 6
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 5, page 3247, character 8
  • Unihan data for U+842C

ChineseEdit

simpl.
trad.

PronunciationEdit


Middle Chinese pronunciation (, reconstructed)
Character (萬), Pronunciation (1/1)

Initial: 明 (4)
Final: 元
Division: III

Openness: Closed
Tone: Departing (H)

Fanqie: 無販切
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
Bernard
Karlgren
Li
Rong
Pan
Wuyun
Edwin
Pulleyblank
Wang
Li
Shao
Rongfen
/mʉɐnH/ /mi̯wɐnH/ /miuɐnH/ /mʷiɐnH/ /muanH/ /mĭwɐnH/ /miuɐnH/
Old Chinese pronunciation (, reconstructed)
Baxter-Sagart system (2011)
Character Modern Beijing
(Pinyin)
Middle Chinese Old Chinese English
wàn ‹ mjonH › /*C.man-s {*C.ma[n]-s}/ 10000
Zhengzhang system (2003)
Character No. Phonetic
component
Rime
group
Rime
subdivision
Corresponding
MC rime
Old Chinese Notes
12633 1 /*mlans/

JapaneseEdit

shinjitai

simplified

traditional

KanjiEdit

(“Jinmeiyō” kanji used for names)

  1. ten thousand

ReadingsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • New Nelson: 5103
  • Halpern: 2497
  • Halpern Learners: not listed
  • Heisig: 2969
  • Tuttle Kanji Dictionary: 0a3.8
  1. Source: EDICT and KANJIDIC files licensed by the Electronic Dictionaries Research Group.

KoreanEdit

HanjaEdit

(man)
Eumhun:

  • Sound (hangeul):  (revised: man, McCune-Reischauer: man, Yale: man)
  • Name (hangeul):  (revised: man, McCune-Reischauer: man, Yale: man)
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VietnameseEdit

Han characterEdit

(vạn, vàn, mại, muôn)

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