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TranslingualEdit

Han characterEdit

(radical 85 +13, 16 strokes, cangjie input 水弓金口 (ENCR), four-corner 37161, composition)

ReferencesEdit

  • KangXi: page 653, character 36
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 18421
  • Dae Jaweon: page 1064, character 1
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 3, page 1762, character 1
  • Unihan data for U+6FB9

ChineseEdit

Glyph originEdit

Historical forms of the character
Large seal script Small seal script

Phono-semantic compound (形聲, OC *daːm, *daːmʔ, *daːms): semantic  + phonetic  ‎(OC *tjam).

Etymology 1Edit

simp. and trad.

Related to (OC *l'aːm, *l'aːmʔ, *l'aːms, *lamʔ).

PronunciationEdit



Rime
Character
Reading # 2/3 3/3
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
Baxter-Sagart system 1.1 (2014)
Character
Reading # 1/1
Modern
Beijing
(Pinyin)
dàn
Middle
Chinese
‹ damX ›
Old
Chinese
/*[l]ˤamʔ/
English calm

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 # 2/3 3/3
No. 16756 16759
Phonetic
component
Rime
group
Rime
subdivision
1 1
Corresponding
MC rime
Old
Chinese
/*daːmʔ/ /*daːms/
DefinitionsEdit

  1. calm and indifferent to fame and fortune
  2. quiet; tranquil
  3. light (of taste); insipid
  4. (of water) to ripple
  5. A surname​.

CompoundsEdit

Etymology 2Edit

PronunciationEdit



Rime
Character
Reading # 1/3
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 # 1/3
No. 16755
Phonetic
component
Rime
group
Rime
subdivision
1
Corresponding
MC rime
Old
Chinese
/*daːm/
DefinitionsEdit

  1. Only used in 澹臺澹台 (“a surname”).

Etymology 3Edit

PronunciationEdit

DefinitionsEdit

  1. Only used in 澹林.

Etymology 4Edit

simp. and trad.
alt. forms

PronunciationEdit

DefinitionsEdit

  1. (Min Nan) wet

CompoundsEdit

Etymology 5Edit

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

JapaneseEdit

KanjiEdit

(uncommon “Hyōgai” kanji)

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ReadingsEdit


KoreanEdit

HanjaEdit

‎(dam, seom) (hangeul , , revised dam, seom, McCune-Reischauer tam, sŏm, Yale tam, sem)

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VietnameseEdit

Han characterEdit

(đạm)

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