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TranslingualEdit

shinjitai

simplified

traditional

EtymologyEdit

Phono-semantic compound (形聲): phonetic  + semantic  (money) – to help with money.

Han characterEdit

(radical 154 +12, 19 strokes, cangjie input 竹山月山金 (HUBUC), four-corner 24806, composition)

  1. to help, to support, to assist, to aid

Derived termsEdit

DescendantsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • KangXi: page 1212, character 21
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 36935
  • Dae Jaweon: page 1678, character 24
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 6, page 3657, character 21
  • Unihan data for U+8D0A

ChineseEdit

simpl.
trad.

PronunciationEdit


Old Chinese pronunciation (, reconstructed)
Baxter-Sagart system 1.1 (2014)
Character Modern Beijing
(Pinyin)
Middle Chinese Old Chinese English
zàn ‹ tsanH › /*tsˤarʔ-s/ assist

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
16514 1 /*ʔsaːns/

DefinitionsEdit

  1. (Min Nan) awesome; cool

See alsoEdit

  • (Mandarin equivalent)

JapaneseEdit

KanjiEdit

(uncommon “Hyōgai” kanjikyūjitai kanji, shinjitai form )

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ReadingsEdit


KoreanEdit

HanjaEdit

(chan) (hangeul , revised chan, McCune-Reischauer ch'an, Yale chan)

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VietnameseEdit

Han characterEdit

(tán)

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