See also:

TranslingualEdit

shinjitai

simplified

traditional

Alternative formsEdit

Note slightly different form in Japanese, at top of right component .

EtymologyEdit

Phono-semantic compound (形聲): semantic  (speech) + phonetic  – to speak caution.

Han characterEdit

(radical 149 +11, 18 strokes, cangjie input 卜口廿中一 (YRTLM), four-corner 04614, composition)

  1. prudent, cautious
  2. attentive

DescendantsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • KangXi: page 1178, character 23
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 35850
  • Dae Jaweon: page 1642, character 28
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 6, page 4010, character 13
  • Unihan data for U+8B39

CantoneseEdit

HanziEdit

(simplified , Jyutping gan2, Yale gan2)


JapaneseEdit

KanjiEdit

(common “Jōyō” kanji)

ReadingsEdit


KoreanEdit

HanjaEdit

(geun) (hangeul , revised geun, McCune-Reischauer kŭn, Yale kun)


MandarinEdit

HanziEdit

(simplified , Pinyin jǐn (jin3), Wade-Giles chin3) ---

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VietnameseEdit

Han characterEdit

谨=cẩn

Last modified on 4 March 2014, at 16:52