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TranslingualEdit

Alternative formsEdit

  • (The bottom () has been abbreviated into )
  • (Based on the seal script form of the character)

EtymologyEdit

Historical forms of the character
Oracle bone script Small seal script
焚-oracle.svg 焚-seal.svg

Ideogrammic compound (會意) - fire () + trees (, duplicated into ); hence the definition "burn". The seal script form has two diagonal crosses between the two trees () symbolizng bushes.

Han characterEdit

(radical 86 +8, 12 strokes, cangjie input 木木火 (DDF), four-corner 44809, composition)

ReferencesEdit

  • KangXi: page 673, character 13
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 19100
  • Dae Jaweon: page 1081, character 15
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 3, page 2208, character 9
  • Unihan data for U+711A

CantoneseEdit

HanziEdit

‎(Yale fan4)

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CompoundsEdit


JapaneseEdit

KanjiEdit

(“Jinmeiyō” kanji used for names)

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ReadingsEdit

CompoundsEdit


KoreanEdit

HanjaEdit

‎(bun) (hangeul , revised bun, McCune-Reischauer pun, Yale pun)

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MandarinEdit

HanziEdit

‎(Pinyin fén (fen2), Wade-Giles fen2)

VerbEdit

‎(traditional and simplified, Pinyin fén)

  1. to burn

CompoundsEdit


VietnameseEdit

Han characterEdit

(phần, phàn, phừng)

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