See also: and

TranslingualEdit

simpl.
trad.

EtymologyEdit

Phono-semantic compound (形聲): phonetic  + semantic  – 毌 may also represent string of coins.

Han characterEdit

(radical 154 +4, 11 strokes, cangjie input 田十月山金 (WJBUC), four-corner 77806)

  1. a string of one thousand coins
  2. to go through

Derived charactersEdit

DescendantsEdit

  • (simplification in some characters, such as 实)

ReferencesEdit

  • KangXi: page 1205, character 17
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 36681
  • Dae Jaweon: page 1668, character 1
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 6, page 3628, character 15
  • Unihan data for U+8CAB

CantoneseEdit

HanziEdit

(simplified , Yale gun3)


JapaneseEdit

KanjiEdit

(common “Jōyō” kanji)

ReadingsEdit

CounterEdit

(hiragana かん, romaji -kan)

  1. pieces of sushi

NounEdit

(hiragana かん, romaji kan)

  1. an obsolete unit of measure of weight corresponding to 3.75 kilograms
  2. an obsolete unit of currency

KoreanEdit

HanjaEdit

(gwan) (hangeul , revised gwan, McCune-Reischauer kwan, Yale kwan)


MandarinEdit

HanziEdit

(simplified , Pinyin guàn (guan4), Wade-Giles kuan4)


VietnameseEdit

Han characterEdit

(quán, quan, quen)

Last modified on 3 April 2014, at 22:19