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U+4EC1, 仁
CJK UNIFIED IDEOGRAPH-4EC1

[U+4EC0]
CJK Unified Ideographs
[U+4EC2]

Contents

TranslingualEdit

Stroke order
 

Han characterEdit

(radical 9, +2, 4 strokes, cangjie input 人一一 (OMM), four-corner 21210, composition)

Derived charactersEdit

DescendantsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • KangXi: page 91, character 7
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 349
  • Dae Jaweon: page 193, character 1
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 1, page 107, character 1
  • Unihan data for U+4EC1

ChineseEdit

simp. and trad.
variant forms 𡰥

Glyph originEdit

Historical forms of the character
Warring States Shuowen Jiezi (compiled in Han) Liushutong (compiled in Ming)
Bronze inscriptions Chu Slip and silk script Qin slip script Ancient script Small seal script Transcribed ancient scripts
           




References:

Mostly from Richard Sears' Chinese Etymology site (authorisation),
which in turn draws data from various collections of ancient forms of Chinese characters, including:

  • Shuowen Jiezi (small seal),
  • Jinwen Bian (bronze inscriptions),
  • Liushutong (Liushutong characters) and
  • Yinxu Jiaguwen Bian (oracle bone script).
Characters in the same phonetic series () (Zhengzhang, 2003) 
Old Chinese
*sn̥ʰiːn
*sn̥ʰiːn
*sn̥ʰiːn, *sn̥ʰiːns
*sn̥ʰiːn
*sn̥ʰiːn
*sn̥ʰiːn
*sn̥ʰiːn
*njin
*njin
*njin
*neːŋs

PronunciationEdit


Rime
Character
Reading # 1/1
Initial () (38)
Final () (43)
Tone (調) Level (Ø)
Openness (開合) Open
Division () III
Fanqie
Reconstructions
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
/ȵiɪn/
Pan
Wuyun
/ȵin/
Shao
Rongfen
/ȵʑjen/
Edwin
Pulleyblank
/ȵin/
Li
Rong
/ȵiĕn/
Wang
Li
/ȵʑĭĕn/
Bernard
Karlgren
/ȵʑi̯ĕn/
Expected
Mandarin
Reflex
rén
BaxterSagart system 1.1 (2014)
Character
Reading # 1/1
Modern
Beijing
(Pinyin)
rén
Middle
Chinese
‹ nyin ›
Old
Chinese
/*niŋ/
English kind

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
Reading # 1/1
No. 10801
Phonetic
component
Rime
group
Rime
subdivision
1
Corresponding
MC rime
Old
Chinese
/*njin/

DefinitionsEdit

  1. compassionate
  2. humaneness; benevolence; kindness
  3. kernel

CompoundsEdit


JapaneseEdit

KanjiEdit

(grade 6 “Kyōiku” kanji)

  1. benevolence

ReadingsEdit

CompoundsEdit

Proper nounEdit

(hiragana ひとし, rōmaji Hitoshi)

  1. A male given name

(hiragana じん, rōmaji Jin)

  1. A male given name

(hiragana まさし, rōmaji Masashi)

  1. A male given name

KoreanEdit

HanjaEdit

(in) (hangeul , revised in, McCune–Reischauer in)

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VietnameseEdit

Han characterEdit

(nhân, nhơn)

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ReferencesEdit