U+6C2E, 氮
CJK UNIFIED IDEOGRAPH-6C2E

[U+6C2D]
CJK Unified Ideographs
[U+6C2F]

Contents

TranslingualEdit

Han characterEdit

(radical 84 +8, 12 strokes, cangjie input 人弓火火 (ONFF), four-corner 80817, composition)

ReferencesEdit

  • KangXi: not present, would follow page 600, character 1
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 17071
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 3, page 2013, character 6
  • Unihan data for U+6C2E

ChineseEdit

simp. and trad.
 
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Glyph originEdit

Phono-semantic compound (形聲): semantic  (gas) + phonetic  (OC *ɦlam).

EtymologyEdit

From (dàn, “dilute”), referring to nitrogen diluting oxygen in the air.

PronunciationEdit


DefinitionsEdit

  1. nitrogen

SynonymsEdit

  • (rare, chiefly Taiwanese Min Nan) 窒素 (zhìsù)

CompoundsEdit


JapaneseEdit

KanjiEdit

(uncommon “Hyōgai” kanji)

  1. nitrogen

ReadingsEdit

Usage notesEdit

Not used in Japanese. Some sources erroneously give a meaning of xenon, instead of the correct nitrogen.

The Japanese word for nitrogen is 窒素 (chisso).


KoreanEdit

HanjaEdit

(dam) (hangeul , revised dam, McCune-Reischauer tam, Yale tam)

  1. nitrogen

VietnameseEdit

Han characterEdit

(đạm)

  1. nitrogen