TranslingualEdit

EtymologyEdit

Phono-semantic compound (形聲): semantic  + phonetic 

Han characterEdit

(radical 32 +13, 16 strokes, cangjie input 土卜田一 (GYWM), four-corner 40116, composition)

  1. altar
  2. arena, examination hall

ReferencesEdit

  • KangXi: page 240, character 22
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 5528
  • Dae Jaweon: page 480, character 8
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 1, page 492, character 12
  • Unihan data for U+58C7

ChineseEdit

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PronunciationEdit


Middle Chinese pronunciation (, reconstructed)
Character (壇), Pronunciation 1/1

Initial: 定 (7)
Final: 寒
Division: I

Openness: Open
Tone: Level (Ø)

Fanqie: 徒干切
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
Bernard
Karlgren
Li
Rong
Pan
Wuyun
Edwin
Pulleyblank
Wang
Li
Shao
Rongfen
/dɑn/ /dʱɑn/ /dɑn/ /dɑn/ /dan/ /dɑn/ /dɑn/
Old Chinese pronunciation (, reconstructed)
Baxter-Sagart system 1.1 (2014)
Character Modern Beijing
(Pinyin)
Middle Chinese Old Chinese English
shàn ‹ dzyenX › /*[d]anʔ/ leveled area
tán ‹ dan › /*[d]ˤan/ altar

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 No. Phonetic
component
Rime
group
Rime
subdivision
Corresponding
MC rime
Old Chinese Notes
2063 1 /*daːn/

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HanjaEdit

‎(dan) (hangeul , revised dan, McCune-Reischauer tan)

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VietnameseEdit

Han characterEdit

(đàn, đường)

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