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TranslingualEdit

Stroke order
甘-order.gif
Historical forms of the character
Oracle bone script Bronze inscriptions Large seal script Small seal script
甘-oracle.svg 甘-bronze.svg 甘-bigseal.svg 甘-seal.svg

Han characterEdit

(radical 99 +0, 5 strokes, cangjie input 廿一 (TM), four-corner 44770)

ReferencesEdit

  • KangXi: page 753, character 19
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 21643
  • Dae Jaweon: page 1161, character 1
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 4, page 2413, character 1
  • Unihan data for U+7518

ChineseEdit

simp. and trad.

PronunciationEdit

Middle Chinese pronunciation (, reconstructed)
Character (), Pronunciation 1/1

Initial: (28)
Final:
Division: I

Openness: Open
Tone: Level (Ø)

Fanqie:
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
Bernard
Karlgren
Li
Rong
Pan
Wuyun
Edwin
Pulleyblank
Wang
Li
Shao
Rongfen
/kɑm/ /kɑm/ /kɑm/ /kɑm/ /kam/ /kɑm/ /kɑm/
Old Chinese pronunciation (, reconstructed)
Baxter-Sagart system 1.1 (2014)
Character Modern Beijing
(Pinyin)
Middle Chinese Old Chinese English
gān ‹ kam › /*[k]ˤ[a]m/ sweet

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
3652 1 /*kaːm/

DefinitionsEdit

  1. sweet
      ―  gāntián  ―  sweet
      ―  gānzhè  ―  sugar cane
  2. willingly
      ―  gānxīn  ―  to be willing to
    /   ―  gānyuàn  ―  willingly
  3. A surname​.
  4. Abbreviation of 甘肅甘肃 (Gānsù, “Gansu”).

CompoundsEdit


JapaneseEdit

KoreanEdit

HanjaEdit

‎(gam) (hangeul , revised gam, McCune-Reischauer kam, Yale kam)

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VietnameseEdit

Han characterEdit

(cam)

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