See also: and
U+5909, 変

CJK Unified Ideographs

Translingual edit


Glyph origin edit

Variant of . Simplified from ()

Han character edit

(Kangxi radical 34, +6, 9 strokes, cangjie input 卜金竹水 (YCHE), composition )

Derived characters edit

References edit

  • Kangxi Dictionary: not present, would follow page 245, character 10
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 5703
  • Hanyu Da Zidian (first edition): volume 2, page 869, character 8
  • Unihan data for U+5909

Chinese edit

For pronunciation and definitions of – see (“to change; to transform; etc.”).
(This character, , is a variant form of ).

Usage notes edit

The correct form of the simplified character of is (with at the bottom) which is encoded separately. This character (with at the bottom) may be encountered in calligraphic writing.

Japanese edit



Kanji edit

(grade 4 “Kyōiku” kanjishinjitai kanji, kyūjitai form )

  1. change
  2. strange; odd
  3. (music) used to denote flat accidentals

Readings edit

Compounds edit

Pronunciation edit

Kanji in this term
Grade: 4
Alternative spelling

Adjective edit

(へん) (hen-na (adnominal (へん) (hen na), adverbial (へん) (hen ni))

  1. strange
    hen na hito
    a strange person
    hen na koto ni kodawaru
    to become fixated on the strangest things

Inflection edit

Noun edit

(へん) (hen

  1. a change

Korean edit

Hanja edit

(eum (byeon))

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