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TranslingualEdit

EtymologyEdit

Phono-semantic compound (形聲, OC *koːns): semantic  ‎(water) + phonetic  ‎(OC *koːns)

Han characterEdit

(radical 85 +18, 21 strokes, cangjie input 水廿口土 (ETRG), four-corner 34114)

  1. pour
  2. water
  3. irrigate, flood

ReferencesEdit

  • KangXi: page 662, character 35
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 18759
  • Dae Jaweon: page 1071, character 30
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 3, page 1786, character 13
  • Unihan data for U+704C

ChineseEdit

simp. and trad.

PronunciationEdit



Rime
Character
Reading # 1/1
Initial () (28)
Final () (62)
Tone (調) Departing (H)
Openness (開合) Closed
Division () I
Fanqie
Reconstructions
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
/kuɑnH/
Pan
Wuyun
/kʷɑnH/
Shao
Rongfen
/kuɑnH/
Edwin
Pulleyblank
/kwanH/
Li
Rong
/kuɑnH/
Wang
Li
/kuɑnH/
Bernard
Karlgren
/kuɑnH/
Expected
Mandarin
Reflex
guàn
Baxter-Sagart system 1.1 (2014)
Character
Reading # 1/1
Modern
Beijing
(Pinyin)
guàn
Middle
Chinese
‹ kwanH ›
Old
Chinese
/*[C.qʷ]ˤar-s/
English pour, drip

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 # 1/1
No. 4478
Phonetic
component
Rime
group
Rime
subdivision
3
Corresponding
MC rime
Old
Chinese
/*koːns/

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KanjiEdit

(uncommon “Hyōgai” kanji)

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KoreanEdit

HanjaEdit

‎(gwan) (hangeul , revised gwan, McCune-Reischauer kwan, Yale kwan)

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VietnameseEdit

Han characterEdit

(quán)

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