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TranslingualEdit

shinjitai

simplified

traditional

EtymologyEdit

Phono-semantic compound (形聲): semantic  + phonetic 𦰩 - name of a river

Han characterEdit

(radical 85 +11 in Chinese, 水+10 in Japanese, in Chinese 14 strokes, in Japanese 13 strokes, cangjie input 水廿中人 (ETLO), four-corner 34134, composition𦰩)

ReferencesEdit

  • KangXi: page 646, character 17
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 18068
  • Dae Jaweon: page 1055, character 15
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 3, page 1713, character 9
  • Unihan data for U+6F22

ChineseEdit

trad.
simp.

PronunciationEdit

Dialectal pronunciations ()
Variety Location
Mandarin Beijing /xan⁵¹/
Harbin /xan⁵³/
Tianjin /xan⁵³/
Jinan /xã²¹/
Qingdao /xã⁴²/
Zhengzhou /xan³¹²/
Xi'an /xã⁴⁴/
Xining /xã²¹³/
Yinchuan /xan¹³/
Lanzhou /xɛ̃n¹³/
Ürümqi /xan²¹³/
Wuhan /xan³⁵/
Chengdu /xan¹³/
Guiyang /xan²¹³/
Kunming /xã̠²¹²/
Nanjing /xaŋ⁴⁴/
Hefei /xæ̃⁵³/
Jin Taiyuan /xæ̃⁴⁵/
Pingyao /xɑŋ³⁵/
Hohhot /xæ̃⁵⁵/
Wu Shanghai /hø³⁵/
Suzhou /hø⁵¹³/
Hangzhou /hẽ̞⁴⁴⁵/
Wenzhou /ɕy⁴²/
Hui Shexian /xɛ³²⁴/
Tunxi /xuːə¹¹/
Xiang Changsha /xan⁵⁵/
Xiangtan /xan⁵⁵/
Gan Nanchang /hɵn²¹³/
Hakka Meixian /hon⁵³/
Taoyuan /hon⁵⁵/
Cantonese Guangzhou /hɔn³³/
Nanning /hɔn³³/
Hong Kong /hɔn³³/
Min Xiamen (Min Nan) /ham²¹/
Fuzhou (Min Dong) /hɑŋ²¹²/
Jian'ou (Min Bei) /xuiŋ³³/
Shantou (Min Nan) /haŋ²¹³/
Haikou (Min Nan) /haŋ³⁵/
/haŋ³³/
Middle Chinese pronunciation (, reconstructed)
Character (), Pronunciation 1/1

Initial: (32)
Final:
Division: I

Openness: Open
Tone: Departing (H)

Fanqie:
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
Bernard
Karlgren
Li
Rong
Pan
Wuyun
Edwin
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Wang
Li
Shao
Rongfen
/hɑnH/ /xɑnH/ /xɑnH/ /hɑnH/ /hanH/ /xɑnH/ /xɑnH/
Old Chinese pronunciation (, reconstructed)
Baxter-Sagart system 1.1 (2014)
Character Modern Beijing
(Pinyin)
Middle Chinese Old Chinese English
hàn ‹ xanH › /*n̥ ˤar-s (W dialect: *n̥ - > MC x-, *-r > *-n)/ (river name)

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 No. Phonetic
component
Rime
group
Rime
subdivision
Corresponding
MC rime
Old Chinese Notes
4905 1 /*hnaːns/

DefinitionsEdit

  1. the Han River, a tributary of the Yangtze
  2. the Han River, the fourth-longest river on the Korean peninsula
  3. the Chinese people, Chinese language
  4. Han Dynasty
  5. a surname
  6. a man

CompoundsEdit


JapaneseEdit

KanjiEdit

(grade 3 “Kyōiku” kanji)

  1. Sino-, China

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HanjaEdit

‎(han) (hangeul , revised han, McCune-Reischauer han, Yale han)

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VietnameseEdit

Han characterEdit

(hán, háng, hớn)

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