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U+520A, 刊
CJK UNIFIED IDEOGRAPH-520A

[U+5209]
CJK Unified Ideographs
[U+520B]

Translingual

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Han character

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(Kangxi radical 18, +3, 5 strokes, cangjie input 一十中弓 (MJLN), four-corner 12400, composition )

Derived characters

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References

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  • Kangxi Dictionary: page 136, character 16
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 1865
  • Dae Jaweon: page 307, character 12
  • Hanyu Da Zidian (first edition): volume 1, page 323, character 14
  • Unihan data for U+520A

Chinese

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simp. and trad.
alternative forms common misspelling

Glyph origin

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Phono-semantic compound (形聲形声, OC *kʰaːn) : phonetic (OC *kaːn) + semantic (knife).

Pronunciation

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Rime
Character
Reading # 1/1
Initial () (29)
Final () (61)
Tone (調) Level (Ø)
Openness (開合) Open
Division () I
Fanqie
Baxter khan
Reconstructions
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
/kʰɑn/
Pan
Wuyun
/kʰɑn/
Shao
Rongfen
/kʰɑn/
Edwin
Pulleyblank
/kʰan/
Li
Rong
/kʰɑn/
Wang
Li
/kʰɑn/
Bernard
Karlgren
/kʰɑn/
Expected
Mandarin
Reflex
kān
Expected
Cantonese
Reflex
hon1
Zhengzhang system (2003)
Character
Reading # 1/1
No. 3594
Phonetic
component
Rime
group
Rime
subdivision
1
Corresponding
MC rime
Old
Chinese
/*kʰaːn/

Definitions

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  1. to cut off; to peel off (with a knife)
  2. to carve
  3. to amend; to correct
      ―  kān  ―  to correct errors (especially in printing)
    之論之论  ―  kānzhīlùn  ―  indisputable statement; unalterable truth; irrefutable argument
  4. to publish
  5. publication; periodical

Compounds

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Japanese

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Kanji

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(grade 5 “Kyōiku” kanji)

  1. publish
  2. carve
  3. engrave

Readings

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Etymology

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Kanji in this term
かん
Grade: 5
on’yomi

From Middle Chinese (MC khan).

Pronunciation

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Noun

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(かん) (kan

  1. publication; publishing

References

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  1. ^ Matsumura, Akira, editor (2006), 大辞林 [Daijirin] (in Japanese), Third edition, Tokyo: Sanseidō, →ISBN

Korean

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Hanja

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(eum (gan))

  1. publication, periodical
  2. publish

Vietnamese

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Han character

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: Hán Nôm readings: khan, san, khơn

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