TranslingualEdit

Stroke order
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EtymologyEdit

Phono-semantic compound (形聲): semantic  + phonetic 

Han characterEdit

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

  1. build, establish, erect, found

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

CantoneseEdit

HanziEdit

(Jyutping gin3, Yale gin3)


JapaneseEdit

KanjiEdit

(grade 4 “Kyōiku” kanji)

ReadingsEdit

CompoundsEdit

Proper nounEdit

(hiragana けん, romaji Ken)

  1. A male given name

KoreanEdit

HanjaEdit

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


MandarinEdit

HanziEdit

(Pinyin jiàn (jian4), niàn (nian4), Wade-Giles chien4, nien4)


Middle ChineseEdit

Han characterEdit

(*giæ̀n)


VietnameseEdit

Han characterEdit

(kiến)

Last modified on 7 April 2014, at 05:11