Last modified on 17 January 2015, at 22:36

See also: and

TranslingualEdit

EtymologyEdit

Phono-semantic compound (形聲): semantic  + phonetic .

Han characterEdit

(radical 184 +8, 17 strokes, cangjie input 人戈十口口 (OIJRR), four-corner 83777, composition)

ReferencesEdit

  • KangXi: page 1422, character 14
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 44237
  • Dae Jaweon: page 1947, character 31
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 7, page 4461, character 13
  • Unihan data for U+9928

ChineseEdit

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trad.
simp.

PronunciationEdit


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

Initial: 見 (28)
Final: 桓
Division: I

Openness: Closed
Tone: Departing (H)

Fanqie: 古玩切
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
Bernard
Karlgren
Li
Rong
Pan
Wuyun
Edwin
Pulleyblank
Wang
Li
Shao
Rongfen
/kuɑnH/ /kuɑnH/ /kuɑnH/ /kʷɑnH/ /kwanH/ /kuɑnH/ /kuɑnH/
Old Chinese pronunciation (, reconstructed)
Baxter-Sagart system 1.1 (2014)
Character Modern Beijing
(Pinyin)
Middle Chinese Old Chinese English
guǎn ‹ kwanH › /*[k]ˤo[n]ʔ-s/ lodging-house

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
4446 3 /*koːnʔ/
4448 3 /*koːns/

DefinitionsEdit

  1. accommodation
  2. shop
  3. building or place for cultural activities
  4. private school

JapaneseEdit

KanjiEdit

(grade 3 “Kyōiku” kanji)

NounEdit

(hiragana やかた, romaji yakata)

  1. mansion

Alternative formsEdit

ReadingsEdit

SuffixEdit

(hiragana かん, romaji -kan)

  1. hall, building, section of a building, house

CompoundsEdit


KoreanEdit

HanjaEdit

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

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VietnameseEdit

Han characterEdit

(quán)

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