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TranslingualEdit

Han characterEdit

(radical 9 +3, 5 strokes, cangjie input 人尸竹戈 (OSHI), four-corner 27220, composition)

  1. ancient unit of measure (8 feet)
  2. 'fathom' (unit of depth measure)

ReferencesEdit

  • KangXi: page 93, character 4
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 379
  • Dae Jaweon: page 197, character 1
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 1, page 115, character 7
  • Unihan data for U+4EDE

ChineseEdit

simp. and trad.

Glyph originEdit

Historical forms of the character
Small seal script


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 (large seal) and
  • Xu Jiaguwen Bian (oracle bone script).

PronunciationEdit


Rime
Character
Reading # 1/1
Initial () (38)
Final () (43)
Tone (調) Departing (H)
Openness (開合) Open
Division () III
Fanqie
Reconstructions
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
/ȵiɪnH/
Pan
Wuyun
/ȵinH/
Shao
Rongfen
/ȵʑjenH/
Edwin
Pulleyblank
/ȵinH/
Li
Rong
/ȵiĕnH/
Wang
Li
/ȵʑĭĕnH/
Bernard
Karlgren
/ȵʑi̯ĕnH/
Expected
Mandarin
Reflex
rèn
Zhengzhang system (2003)
Character
Reading # 1/1
No. 10833
Phonetic
component
Rime
group
Rime
subdivision
1
Corresponding
MC rime
Old
Chinese
/*njɯns/

DefinitionsEdit

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JapaneseEdit

KanjiEdit

(uncommon “Hyōgai” kanji)

ReadingsEdit

NounEdit

‎(hiragana じん, romaji jin)

  1. ren, ancient Chinese unit of measure

KoreanEdit

HanjaEdit

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

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