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TranslingualEdit

Han characterEdit

(radical 53 广+10, 13 strokes, cangjie input 戈廿X金 (ITXC), four-corner 00237, composition广)

  1. clean, upright, honorable, honest
  2. inexpensive

SynonymsEdit

AntonymsEdit

  • (inexpensive):

Derived charactersEdit

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • KangXi: page 349, character 8
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 9436
  • Dae Jaweon: page 659, character 32
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 2, page 896, character 1
  • Unihan data for U+5EC9

ChineseEdit

simp. and trad.

Alternative formsEdit

PronunciationEdit



  • Dialectal data
Variety Location
Mandarin Beijing /lian³⁵/
Harbin /lian²⁴/
Tianjin /lian⁴⁵/
Jinan /liã⁴²/
Qingdao /liã⁴²/
Zhengzhou /lian⁴²/
Xi'an /liã²⁴/
Xining /liã²⁴/
Yinchuan /lian⁵³/
Lanzhou /liɛ̃n⁵³/
Ürümqi /lian⁵¹/
Wuhan /niɛn²¹³/
Chengdu /nian³¹/
Guiyang /nian²¹/
Kunming /liɛ̃³¹/
Nanjing /lien²⁴/
Hefei /liĩ⁵⁵/
Jin Taiyuan /lie¹¹/
Pingyao /lie̞¹³/
Hohhot /lie³¹/
Wu Shanghai /li²³/
Suzhou /liɪ¹³/
Hangzhou /liẽ̞²¹³/
Wenzhou /li³¹/
Hui Shexian /le⁴⁴/
Tunxi /liɛ⁴⁴/
Xiang Changsha /liẽ¹³/
Xiangtan /niẽ¹²/
Gan Nanchang /liɛn⁴⁵/
Hakka Meixian /liam¹¹/
Taoyuan /liɑm¹¹/
Cantonese Guangzhou /lim²¹/
Nanning /lim²¹/
Hong Kong /lim²¹/
Min Xiamen (Min Nan) /liam³⁵/
Fuzhou (Min Dong) /lieŋ⁵³/
Jian'ou (Min Bei) /liŋ²¹/
Shantou (Min Nan) /niam⁵⁵/
Haikou (Min Nan) /liam³¹/

Rime
Character
Reading # 1/1
Initial () (37)
Final () (153)
Tone (調) Level (Ø)
Openness (開合) Open
Division () III
Fanqie
Reconstructions
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
/liᴇm/
Pan
Wuyun
/liɛm/
Shao
Rongfen
/ljæm/
Edwin
Pulleyblank
/liam/
Li
Rong
/liɛm/
Wang
Li
/lĭɛm/
Bernard
Karlgren
/li̯ɛm/
Expected
Mandarin
Reflex
lián
Baxter-Sagart system 1.1 (2014)
Character
Reading # 1/2 2/2
Modern
Beijing
(Pinyin)
lián lián
Middle
Chinese
‹ ljem › ‹ ljem ›
Old
Chinese
/*(k-)rem/ /*[r]em/
English frugal angle

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. 6042
Phonetic
component
Rime
group
Rime
subdivision
2
Corresponding
MC rime
Old
Chinese
/*ɡ·rem/

DefinitionsEdit

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JapaneseEdit

KanjiEdit

(common “Jōyō” kanji)

ReadingsEdit

NounEdit

‎(hiragana かど, romaji kado)

  1. grounds, suspicion

Proper nounEdit

‎(hiragana れん, romaji Ren)

  1. A male or female given name

KoreanEdit

HanjaEdit

‎(ryeom) (hangeul , revised ryeom, McCune-Reischauer ryŏm, Yale lyem)

DefinitionsEdit

  1. honest, pure
  2. to spy on

CompoundsEdit

  1. 淸廉 (청렴)
  2. 廉探 (염탐)

VietnameseEdit

Han characterEdit

(liêm, rèm)

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