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U+6DE1, 淡
CJK UNIFIED IDEOGRAPH-6DE1

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TranslingualEdit

Stroke order
 

Han characterEdit

(radical 85, +8, 11 strokes, cangjie input 水火火 (EFF), four-corner 39189, composition)

  1. watered down, bland, modest, essential

ReferencesEdit

  • KangXi: page 630, character 18
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 17660
  • Dae Jaweon: page 1032, character 17
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 3, page 1660, character 8
  • Unihan data for U+6DE1

ChineseEdit

Glyph originEdit

Characters in the same phonetic series () (Zhengzhang, 2003) 
Old Chinese
*l'oːmʔ, *l'aːm, *l'aːms
*l̥ʰaːm, *l̥ʰaːmʔ, *l̥ʰjam
*l̥ʰaːmʔ
*l̥ʰaːmʔ
*l̥ʰaːmʔ, *l̥ʰjam, *l̥ʰjams
*l̥ʰaːms
*l̥ʰaːms, *hljamʔ
*l̥ʰaːms
*l'aːm
*l'aːm
*l'aːm, *l'aːmʔ, *l'aːms
*l'aːm
*l'aːm, *l'aːmʔ, *l'aːms, *lamʔ
*l'aːm
*l'aːm
*l'aːmʔ, *l'aːms
*l'aːms
*ɦljamʔ, *lamʔ
*hljamʔ
*hljams
*ɦlam
*lamʔ
*lamʔ
*lamʔ

Phono-semantic compound (形聲, OC *l'aːm, *l'aːmʔ, *l'aːms, *lamʔ): semantic  (water) + phonetic  (OC *ɦlam)

Etymology 1Edit

simp. and trad.

PronunciationEdit


Note:
  • taam5 - vernacular;
  • daam6 - literary.
  • Gan
  • Hakka
  • Jin
  • Min Dong
  • Min Nan
  • Note:
    • tāⁿ - vernacular;
    • tām - literary.
    Note:
    • dan6 - vernacular;
    • dam6 - literary.
  • Wu
  • Xiang
  • Note:
    • dan5 - vernacular;
    • dan4 - literary.

    Rime
    Character
    Reading # 2/4 4/4
    Initial () (7) (7)
    Final () (143) (143)
    Tone (調) Rising (X) Departing (H)
    Openness (開合) Open Open
    Division () I I
    Fanqie
    Reconstructions
    Zhengzhang
    Shangfang
    /dɑmX/ /dɑmH/
    Pan
    Wuyun
    /dɑmX/ /dɑmH/
    Shao
    Rongfen
    /dɑmX/ /dɑmH/
    Edwin
    Pulleyblank
    /damX/ /damH/
    Li
    Rong
    /dɑmX/ /dɑmH/
    Wang
    Li
    /dɑmX/ /dɑmH/
    Bernard
    Karlgren
    /dʱɑmX/ /dʱɑmH/
    Expected
    Mandarin
    Reflex
    dàn dàn
    BaxterSagart system 1.1 (2014)
    Character
    Reading # 1/1
    Modern
    Beijing
    (Pinyin)
    dàn
    Middle
    Chinese
    ‹ damX ›
    Old
    Chinese
    /*[l]ˁamʔ/
    English insipid

    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 # 2/4 3/4
    No. 14300 14305
    Phonetic
    component
    Rime
    group
    Rime
    subdivision
    1 1
    Corresponding
    MC rime
    Old
    Chinese
    /*l'aːmʔ/ /*l'aːms/

    DefinitionsEdit

    1. (of food) bland; tasteless
      / [Cantonese]  ―  di1 tong1 hou2 taam5 [Jyutping]  ―  the soup is very bland
    2. (of color) light; pale
      Synonyms: (qiǎn)
      Antonyms: (nóng), (shēn)

    CompoundsEdit

    Etymology 2Edit

    simp. and trad.

    PronunciationEdit


    Rime
    Character
    Reading # 3/4
    Initial () (36)
    Final () (153)
    Tone (調) Rising (X)
    Openness (開合) Open
    Division () III
    Fanqie
    Reconstructions
    Zhengzhang
    Shangfang
    /jiᴇmX/
    Pan
    Wuyun
    /jiɛmX/
    Shao
    Rongfen
    /jæmX/
    Edwin
    Pulleyblank
    /jiamX/
    Li
    Rong
    /iɛmX/
    Wang
    Li
    /jĭɛmX/
    Bernard
    Karlgren
    /i̯ɛmX/
    Expected
    Mandarin
    Reflex
    yǎn
    Zhengzhang system (2003)
    Character
    Reading # 4/4
    No. 14319
    Phonetic
    component
    Rime
    group
    Rime
    subdivision
    1
    Corresponding
    MC rime
    Old
    Chinese
    /*lamʔ/
    Notes

    DefinitionsEdit

    1. This term needs a translation to English. Please help out and add a translation, then remove the text {{rfdef}}.

    CompoundsEdit

    Etymology 3Edit

    simp. and trad.

    PronunciationEdit


    Rime
    Character
    Reading # 1/4
    Initial () (7)
    Final () (143)
    Tone (調) Level (Ø)
    Openness (開合) Open
    Division () I
    Fanqie
    Reconstructions
    Zhengzhang
    Shangfang
    /dɑm/
    Pan
    Wuyun
    /dɑm/
    Shao
    Rongfen
    /dɑm/
    Edwin
    Pulleyblank
    /dam/
    Li
    Rong
    /dɑm/
    Wang
    Li
    /dɑm/
    Bernard
    Karlgren
    /dʱɑm/
    Expected
    Mandarin
    Reflex
    tán
    Zhengzhang system (2003)
    Character
    Reading # 1/4
    No. 14296
    Phonetic
    component
    Rime
    group
    Rime
    subdivision
    1
    Corresponding
    MC rime
    Old
    Chinese
    /*l'aːm/

    DefinitionsEdit

    1. Alternative form of (tán).

    Etymology 4Edit

    For pronunciation and definitions of – see (“(Min) tasteless; insipid”).
    (This character, , is a variant form of .)

    ReferencesEdit


    JapaneseEdit

    KanjiEdit

    (common “Jōyō” kanji)

    1. diluted
    2. pale

    ReadingsEdit

    CompoundsEdit


    KoreanEdit

    HanjaEdit

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

    1. This term needs a translation to English. Please help out and add a translation, then remove the text {{rfdef}}.

    VietnameseEdit

    Han characterEdit

    (đạm, đượm, vạm, đặm)

    1. This term needs a translation to English. Please help out and add a translation, then remove the text {{rfdef}}.