Last modified on 17 June 2014, at 00:34
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TranslingualEdit

EtymologyEdit

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Phono-semantic compound (形聲): phonetic  + semantic  (snake, insect)

疋 is a corruption of the original phonetic .

Han characterEdit

(radical 142 +5, 11 strokes, cangjie input 弓人中一戈 (NOLMI), four-corner 17136)

  1. egg, eggs
  2. term of abuse
  3. dam

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • KangXi: page 1081, character 11
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 32977
  • Dae Jaweon: page 1549, character 5
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 4, page 2845, character 18
  • Unihan data for U+86CB

CantoneseEdit

HanziEdit

(Jyutping daan2, Yale daan2)

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JapaneseEdit

KanjiEdit

(uncommon “Hyōgai” kanji)

  1. an egg
  2. a barbarian

ReadingsEdit


KoreanEdit

HanjaEdit

(dan) (hangeul , revised dan, McCune-Reischauer tan, Yale tan)

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MandarinEdit

PronunciationEdit

HanziEdit

(Pinyin dàn (dan4), Wade-Giles tan4)

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Derived termsEdit


VietnameseEdit

Han characterEdit

(đản)

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