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TranslingualEdit

EtymologyEdit

Historical forms of the character
Oracle bone script Bronze inscriptions Bamboo and silk script Large seal script Small seal script
吝-oracle.svg 吝-bronze.svg 吝-silk.svg 吝-bigseal.svg 吝-seal.svg

Han characterEdit

(radical 30 +4, 7 strokes, cangjie input 卜大口 (YKR), four-corner 00604, composition)

  1. stingy, miserly, parsimonious

ReferencesEdit

  • KangXi: page 177, character 13
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 3327
  • Dae Jaweon: page 394, character 18
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 1, page 594, character 4
  • Unihan data for U+541D

ChineseEdit

simp. and trad.

PronunciationEdit


Rime
Character
Reading # 1/1
Initial () (37)
Final () (43)
Tone (調) Departing (H)
Openness (開合) Open
Division () III
Fanqie
Reconstructions
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
/liɪnH/
Pan
Wuyun
/linH/
Shao
Rongfen
/ljenH/
Edwin
Pulleyblank
/linH/
Li
Rong
/liĕnH/
Wang
Li
/lĭĕnH/
Bernard
Karlgren
/li̯ĕnH/
Expected
Mandarin
Reflex
lìn
Baxter-Sagart system 1.1 (2014)
Character
Reading # 1/1
Modern
Beijing
(Pinyin)
lìn
Middle
Chinese
‹ linH ›
Old
Chinese
/*mə.rə[n]-s/
English stingy

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. 8230
Phonetic
component
Rime
group
Rime
subdivision
1
Corresponding
MC rime
Old
Chinese
/*m·rins/
Notes

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KanjiEdit

(uncommon “Hyōgai” kanji)

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KoreanEdit

HanjaEdit

‎(rin) (hangeul , revised rin, McCune-Reischauer rin, Yale lin)

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VietnameseEdit

Han characterEdit

(lận)

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