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TranslingualEdit

Stroke order

EtymologyEdit

Phono-semantic compound (形聲, OC *kans): semantic  + phonetic  ‎(OC *b·lud)

Han characterEdit

(radical 54 +6, 9 strokes, cangjie input 弓大中手 (NKLQ), four-corner 15400, composition)

Derived charactersEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • KangXi: page 353, character 4
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 9574
  • Dae Jaweon: page 667, character 5
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 1, page 404, character 10
  • Unihan data for U+5EFA

ChineseEdit

simp. and trad.

PronunciationEdit


Rime
Character
Reading # 1/1
Initial () (28)
Final () (65)
Tone (調) Departing (H)
Openness (開合) Open
Division () III
Fanqie
Reconstructions
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
/kɨɐnH/
Pan
Wuyun
/kiɐnH/
Shao
Rongfen
/kiɐnH/
Edwin
Pulleyblank
/kɨanH/
Li
Rong
/kiɐnH/
Wang
Li
/kĭɐnH/
Bernard
Karlgren
/kɨ̯ɐnH/
Expected
Mandarin
Reflex
jiàn
Baxter-Sagart system 1.1 (2014)
Character
Reading # 1/1
Modern
Beijing
(Pinyin)
jiàn
Middle
Chinese
‹ kjonH ›
Old
Chinese
/*[k]a[n]-s/
English set up, establish

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. 6220
Phonetic
component
Rime
group
Rime
subdivision
1
Corresponding
MC rime
Old
Chinese
/*kans/

DefinitionsEdit

  1. build, establish, erect, found

JapaneseEdit

KanjiEdit

(grade 4 “Kyōiku” kanji)

  1. build, establish, erect, found

ReadingsEdit

CompoundsEdit

Proper nounEdit

‎(hiragana けん, romaji Ken)

  1. A male given name

KoreanEdit

HanjaEdit

‎(geon) (hangeul , revised geon, McCune-Reischauer kŏn)

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VietnameseEdit

Han characterEdit

(kiến)

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