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TranslingualEdit

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trad.

EtymologyEdit

Phono-semantic compound (形聲): semantic  (black) + phonetic  – black dots.

Han characterEdit

(radical 203 +5, 17 strokes, cangjie input 田火卜口 (WFYR), four-corner 61360, composition)

  1. dot, speck, spot
  2. point, degree

DescendantsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • KangXi: page 1519, character 28
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 48083
  • Dae Jaweon: page 2053, character 16
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 7, page 4745, character 11
  • Unihan data for U+9EDE

CantoneseEdit

HanziEdit

(simplified , Jyutping dim2, Yale dim2)

  1. how - see 點解

HakkaEdit

HanziEdit

(POJ tíam (tiam2), tìam (tiam3), Guangdong tiam3; tiam3, tiam5, tem1, tien3 [Meixian], tiam3, tiam5 [Hailu, Siyan], Hagfa Pinyim diam3, diam4)

ReferencesEdit


JapaneseEdit

KanjiEdit

(uncommon “Hyōgai” kanji)

ReadingsEdit


KoreanEdit

HanjaEdit

(jeom) (hangeul [[]], revised jeom, McCune-Reischauer chŏm, Yale cem)


MandarinEdit

HanziEdit

(simplified , Pinyin diǎn (dian3), duò (duo4), zhān (zhan1), Wade-Giles tien3, to4, chan1)

CompoundsEdit


Min NanEdit

HanziEdit

(TLPA tiám (tiam2))

ReferencesEdit


VietnameseEdit

Han characterEdit

(điểm, chấm, chúm, đém, đếm, đóm, đêm)

ReferencesEdit

Last modified on 26 March 2014, at 23:42