TranslingualEdit

Stroke order
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EtymologyEdit

Phono-semantic compound (形聲): semantic  ‎(roof) + phonetic  – to put the roof on a building, finishing it.

Han characterEdit

(radical 40 +4, 7 strokes, cangjie input 十一一山 (JMMU), four-corner 30211, composition)

Derived charactersEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • KangXi: page 282, character 13
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 7079
  • Dae Jaweon: page 555, character 1
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 2, page 914, character 2
  • Unihan data for U+5B8C

ChineseEdit

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simp. and trad.

PronunciationEdit


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

Initial: 匣 (33)
Final: 桓
Division: I

Openness: Closed
Tone: Level (Ø)

Fanqie: 胡官切
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
Bernard
Karlgren
Li
Rong
Pan
Wuyun
Edwin
Pulleyblank
Wang
Li
Shao
Rongfen
/ɦuɑn/ /ɣuɑn/ /ɣuɑn/ /ɦʷɑn/ /ɦwan/ /ɣuɑn/ /ɣuɑn/
Old Chinese pronunciation (, reconstructed)
Baxter-Sagart system 1.1 (2014)
Character Modern Beijing
(Pinyin)
Middle Chinese Old Chinese English
wán ‹ hwan › /*[ɢ]ˤo[n]/ finish (v.)

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
16125 3 /*ɦŋoːn/

DefinitionsEdit

  1. complete, finish, settle
  2. whole
  3. refers to the end of life or to enter a critical situation
  4. a surname

CompoundsEdit

ReferencesEdit


JapaneseEdit

KanjiEdit

(grade 4 “Kyōiku” kanji)

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ReadingsEdit

CompoundsEdit


KoreanEdit

HanjaEdit

‎(wan) (hangeul , revised wan, McCune-Reischauer wan)

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VietnameseEdit

Han characterEdit

(hoàn)

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