TranslingualEdit

Han characterEdit

(radical 38 +4, 7 strokes, cangjie input 女一廿 (VMT), four-corner 41440, composition)

ReferencesEdit

  • KangXi: page 256, character 9
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 6075
  • Dae Jaweon: page 520, character 8
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 2, page 1029, character 7
  • Unihan data for U+598D

ChineseEdit

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simp. and trad.

PronunciationEdit

Old Chinese pronunciation (, reconstructed)
Baxter-Sagart system 1.1 (2014)
Character Modern Beijing
(Pinyin)
Middle Chinese Old Chinese English
yán ‹ ngen › /*[ŋ]ˤe[r]/ beautiful

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
6172 2 /*ŋeːn/

DefinitionsEdit

  1. beautiful, handsome
  2. seductive

JapaneseEdit

KanjiEdit

(uncommon “Hyōgai” kanji)

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ReadingsEdit


KoreanEdit

HanjaEdit

‎(yeon) (hangeul , revised yeon, McCune-Reischauer yŏn)

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VietnameseEdit

Han characterEdit

(ngơn)

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