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U+664B, 晋

CJK Unified Ideographs

Translingual edit


Han character edit

(Kangxi radical 72, +6, 10 strokes, cangjie input 一金日 (MCA), four-corner 10601, composition )

Derived characters edit

Related characters edit

References edit

  • Kangxi Dictionary: page 495, character 2
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 13899
  • Dae Jaweon: page 860, character 8
  • Hanyu Da Zidian (first edition): volume 2, page 1506, character 3
  • Unihan data for U+664B

Chinese edit

For pronunciation and definitions of – see (“to advance; to increase; to promote; etc.”).
(This character is the simplified and variant form of ).

Usage notes edit

According to the Kangxi Dictionary (which cites the Zhengzitong 正字通), this character is an unorthodox form (俗字) of , which is stated as the original form (本字) of .

Japanese edit

Alternative forms edit

  • (historical)
  • (archaic)

Kanji edit

(“Jinmeiyō” kanji used for names)

  1. to proceed
  2. (of China) Jin

Readings edit

Etymology 1 edit

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Kanji in this term


From Middle Chinese (MC tsinH).

Proper noun edit

(しん) (Shin

  1. (historical) the Chinese state of Jin (c. 11th century–376 BCE) during the Zhou dynasty
  2. (historical) the Jin dynasty (266–420 CE)
    1. the 西晋 (Seishin, Western Jin, 266–316 CE)
    2. the 東晋 (Tōshin, Eastern Jin, 317–420 CE)
    Synonym: 晋朝 (Jin-chō)
  3. (historical) the Later Jin (936-947 CE), one of the Five Dynasties
    Synonym: 後晉 (Kōshin, Goshin)
  4. a surname
  5. a unisex given name
Derived terms edit

Etymology 2 edit

Kanji in this term
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Compound of 進む (susumu, to proceed) + (Shin, Jin).

The kanji itself has a kun'yomi reading of すすむ (susumu).

Pronunciation edit

Usage notes edit

This reading is used to distinguish from the 漢音 (kan'on) reading of (Shin, Qin dynasty), itself called (Hata-shin). The senses are the same for Etymology 1 above.

Etymology 3 edit

Kanji in this term

Nominalization of the 連用形 (ren'yōkei, stem or continuative form) of verb 進む (susumu, to proceed).

Proper noun edit

(すすみ) (Susumi

  1. a unisex given name

Etymology 4 edit

Kanji in this term

Nominalization of 進む (susumu, to proceed).

Proper noun edit

(すすむ) (Susumu

  1. a unisex given name

References edit

  1. ^ Matsumura, Akira, editor (2006) 大辞林 [Daijirin] (in Japanese), Third edition, Tōkyō: Sanseidō, →ISBN

Korean edit

Hanja edit

(eum (jin))

  1. Alternative form of

Usage notes edit

This character is used as a standard form only for Jinju, a city in South Korea, and a few place names. Generally, is considered as the standard form.

References edit

Vietnamese edit

Alternative forms edit

Han character edit

: Hán Việt readings: tấn[1][2][3]
: Nôm readings: tấn[1][2][3][4], tắn[3], tớn[3]

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