Last modified on 25 July 2014, at 23:41
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TranslingualEdit

EtymologyEdit

Phono-semantic compound (形聲): semantic  + phonetic 

Han characterEdit

(radical 167 +6, 14 strokes, cangjie input 竹人金一弓 (HOCMN), four-corner 21109, composition)

  1. bit
  2. hold in mouth, bite
  3. gag

ReferencesEdit

  • KangXi: page 1305, character 12
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 40390
  • Dae Jaweon: page 1807, character 22
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 2, page 840, character 15
  • Unihan data for U+929C

ChineseEdit

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trad.

PronunciationEdit


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

Initial: 匣 (33)
Final: 銜
Division: II

Openness: Open
Tone: Level (Ø)

Fanqie: 戸監切
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
Bernard
Karlgren
Li
Rong
Pan
Wuyun
Edwin
Pulleyblank
Wang
Li
Shao
Rongfen
/ɦɣam/ /ɣam/ /ɣam/ /ɦɯam/ /ɦaɨm/ /ɣam/ /ɣam/
Old Chinese pronunciation (, reconstructed)
Baxter-Sagart system (2011)
Character Modern Beijing
(Pinyin)
Middle Chinese Old Chinese English
xián ‹ hæm › /*Cə.ɡˁram {*Cə.[ɡ]ˁr[a]m}/ a bit; hold in the mouth
Zhengzhang system (2003)
Character No. Phonetic
component
Rime
group
Rime
subdivision
Corresponding
MC rime
Old Chinese Notes
13534 1 /*ɡraːm/ 當爲從金行聲

JapaneseEdit

KanjiEdit

(uncommon “Hyōgai” kanji)

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ReadingsEdit


KoreanEdit

HanjaEdit

(ham) (hangeul , revised ham, McCune-Reischauer ham, Yale ham)

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VietnameseEdit

Han characterEdit

(hàm)

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