U+4E07, 万
CJK UNIFIED IDEOGRAPH-4E07

[U+4E06]
CJK Unified Ideographs
[U+4E08]
See also: and

Contents

TranslingualEdit

Stroke order
 
Stroke order
 

EtymologyEdit

Historical forms of the character
Oracle bone script Bronze inscriptions
   

A simplification of the Buddhist symbol introduced when Buddhism came to China. was given the same pronunciation as meaning 萬 (many virtues); so, came to be used as a simplified form of . 万 is simply a scribal form (script) of . The meaning ten thousand for 万 is a borrowing.

Han characterEdit

(radical 1 +2, 3 strokes, cangjie input 一尸 (MS), four-corner 10227, composition丿𠃌)

See alsoEdit

  • Chinese Numeral
    Last: ; Next: 亿, .

ReferencesEdit

  • KangXi: page 76, character 3
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 10
  • Dae Jaweon: page 137, character 7
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 1, page 9, character 3
  • Unihan data for U+4E07

ChineseEdit

Etymology 1Edit

For pronunciation and definitions of – see .
(This character, , is the simplified and variant traditional form of .)
Notes:

Etymology 2Edit

simp. and trad.

PronunciationEdit


Rime
Character
Reading # 2/2
Initial () (4)
Final () (131)
Tone (調) Checked (Ø)
Openness (開合) Open
Division () I
Fanqie
Reconstructions
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
/mək̚/
Pan
Wuyun
/mək̚/
Shao
Rongfen
/mək̚/
Edwin
Pulleyblank
/mək̚/
Li
Rong
/mək̚/
Wang
Li
/mək̚/
Bernard
Karlgren
/mək̚/
Expected
Mandarin
Reflex
Zhengzhang system (2003)
Character
Reading # 2/2
No. 12614
Phonetic
component
Rime
group
Rime
subdivision
0
Corresponding
MC rime
Old
Chinese
/*mɯːɡ/

Proper nounEdit

  1. Only used in 万俟 (Mòqí).

JapaneseEdit

KanjiEdit

(grade 2 “Kyōiku” kanjishinjitai kanji, kyūjitai form )

  1. myriad, ten thousand
  2. very many

ReadingsEdit

CompoundsEdit

NounEdit

‎(shinjitai kanji, kyūjitai kanji , hiragana まん, romaji man)

  1. ten thousand, 10,000

NounEdit

‎(shinjitai kanji, kyūjitai kanji , hiragana よろず, romaji yorozu)

  1. ten thousand
  2. a large number
  3. all, everything

Derived termsEdit

PrefixEdit

‎(shinjitai kanji, kyūjitai kanji , hiragana ばん, romaji ban-)

  1. many
  2. all