U+5107, 儇
CJK UNIFIED IDEOGRAPH-5107

[U+5106]
CJK Unified Ideographs
[U+5108]

TranslingualEdit

Han characterEdit

(radical 9, +13, 15 strokes, cangjie input 人田中女 (OWLV), four-corner 26232, composition)

  1. clever, nimble

ReferencesEdit

  • KangXi: page 119, character 10
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 1188
  • Dae Jaweon: page 252, character 9
  • Hanyu Da Zidian (first edition): volume 1, page 225, character 8
  • Unihan data for U+5107

ChineseEdit

simp. and trad.

Glyph originEdit

Historical forms of the character
Shuowen Jiezi (compiled in Han)
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 (Liushutong characters) and
  • Yinxu Jiaguwen Bian (oracle bone script).

PronunciationEdit



Rime
Character
Reading # 1/1
Initial () (32)
Final () (78)
Tone (調) Level (Ø)
Openness (開合) Closed
Division () III
Fanqie
Reconstructions
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
/hiuᴇn/
Pan
Wuyun
/hʷiɛn/
Shao
Rongfen
/xjuæn/
Edwin
Pulleyblank
/hwian/
Li
Rong
/xiuɛn/
Wang
Li
/xĭwɛn/
Bernard
Karlgren
/xi̯wɛn/
Expected
Mandarin
Reflex
xuān
BaxterSagart system 1.1 (2014)
Character
Reading # 1/1
Modern
Beijing
(Pinyin)
xuān
Middle
Chinese
‹ xjwien ›
Old
Chinese
/*qʷʰen/
English nimble, smart

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. 16245
Phonetic
component
Rime
group
Rime
subdivision
2
Corresponding
MC rime
Old
Chinese
/*qʰʷen/

DefinitionsEdit

  1. clever, nimble

CompoundsEdit


JapaneseEdit

KanjiEdit

(uncommon “Hyōgai” kanji)

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ReadingsEdit


KoreanEdit

HanjaEdit

(hyeon) (hangeul , revised hyeon, McCune–Reischauer hyŏn)

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