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TranslingualEdit

shinjitai

simplified

traditional

EtymologyEdit

Phono-semantic compound (形聲): phonetic  + semantic 

Han characterEdit

(radical 149 +16, 23 strokes, cangjie input 女火人大 (VFOK), four-corner 22408, composition)

  1. change, transform, alter
  2. rebel

DescendantsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • KangXi: page 1186, character 12
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 36117
  • Dae Jaweon: page 1650, character 2
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 2, page 1481, character 7
  • Unihan data for U+8B8A

ChineseEdit

simpl.
trad.

PronunciationEdit


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

Initial: 幫 (1)
Final: 仙
Division: III

Openness: Open
Tone: Departing (H)

Fanqie: 彼眷切
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
Bernard
Karlgren
Li
Rong
Pan
Wuyun
Edwin
Pulleyblank
Wang
Li
Shao
Rongfen
/piᴇnH/ /pi̯ɛnH/ /piɛnH/ /piɛnH/ /pianH/ /pĭɛnH/ /pjænH/
Old Chinese pronunciation (, reconstructed)
Baxter-Sagart system 1.1 (2014)
Character Modern Beijing
(Pinyin)
Middle Chinese Old Chinese English
biàn ‹ pjenH › /*pro[n]-s/ change (v.)

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
8612 3 /*prons/

CompoundsEdit


JapaneseEdit

KanjiEdit

(uncommon “Hyōgai” kanjikyūjitai kanji, shinjitai form )

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ReadingsEdit


KoreanEdit

HanjaEdit

(byeon) (hangeul , revised byeon, McCune-Reischauer pyŏn, Yale pyen)

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VietnameseEdit

Han characterEdit

(biến, bén, bến)

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