Last modified on 11 April 2014, at 06:59
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TranslingualEdit

Han characterEdit

(radical 169 +4, 12 strokes, cangjie input 日弓日 (ANA), four-corner 77607, composition)

  1. interval, space
  2. place, between
  3. spacial concept experienced in between what the viewer sees and how the viewer perceives it.

ReferencesEdit

  • KangXi: page 1333, character 1
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 41249
  • Dae Jaweon: page 1839, character 1
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 7, page 4288, character 6
  • Unihan data for U+9593

CantoneseEdit

HanziEdit

(simplified , Jyutping gaan1, Yale gaan1)

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JapaneseEdit

Ryakuji for 間, based on ryakuji for ; compare also .

KanjiEdit

(grade 2 “Kyōiku” kanji)

ReadingsEdit

CompoundsEdit

  • 人間 (にんげん, ningen)

NounEdit

(hiragana あいだ, romaji aida)

  1. a space
  2. a while; an interval
  3. between
  4. during

Derived termsEdit

  • この間 (このあいだ, kono aida)
  • 間中 (あいだじゅう, aidajū)

ReferencesEdit

  • New Nelson: 6391
  • Halpern: 3323
  • Halpern Learners: 2094
  • Heisig: 1620
  • Tuttle Kanji Dictionary: 8e4.3
  1. Source: EDICT and KANJIDIC files licensed by the Electronic Dictionaries Research Group.

NounEdit

(hiragana , romaji ma)

  1. space; room

Derived termsEdit

SynonymsEdit


KoreanEdit

HanjaEdit

(gan)
Eumhun:

  • Sound (hangeul):  (revised: gan, McCune-Reischauer: kan, Yale: kan)
  • Name (hangeul): 사이 (revised: sai, McCune-Reischauer: sai)
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MandarinEdit

simpl.
trad.

HanziEdit

(simplified , Pinyin jiān (jian1), jiǎn (jian3), jiàn (jian4), Wade-Giles chien1, chien3, chien4)

PostpositionEdit

(traditional, Pinyin jiān, simplified )

  1. among; between

ClassifierEdit

(traditional, Pinyin jiān, simplified )

  1. for houses and other buildings

ReferencesEdit

  • "" (in Mandarin), Guoyu Cidian On-line Mandarin Dictionary (國語辭典). URL accessed on 2011-10-19.

Min NanEdit

HanziEdit

(TLPA kan (kan1), kàn (kan3), king (king1))

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VietnameseEdit

Han characterEdit

(gian, dán, gián)

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