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TranslingualEdit

Han characterEdit

(radical 84 +4, 8 strokes, cangjie input 人弓日 (ONA), composition)

  1. clear, bright
  2. the sun
  3. heat pertaining to this world
  4. superior
  5. upper
  6. front

ReferencesEdit

  • KangXi: page 599, character 6
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 17049
  • Dae Jaweon: page 990, character 19
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 3, page 2010, character 10
  • Unihan data for U+6C1C

ChineseEdit

simp. and trad.

Glyph originEdit

Ideogrammic compound (會意):  ‎(gas; air) +  ‎(sun).

Etymology 1Edit

From (, “sun”). Influenced by English helium, which comes from Ancient Greek ἥλιος ‎(hḗlios, sun).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

  1. (obsolete) helium
SynonymsEdit

Etymology 2Edit

For pronunciation and definitions of – see .
(This character, , is a variant form of .)

ReferencesEdit

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