TranslingualEdit

EtymologyEdit

Phono-semantic compound (形聲): semantic  + phonetic 

Han characterEdit

(radical 109 +4, 9 strokes, cangjie input 月山金尸竹 (BUCSH), four-corner 68027)

  1. look
  2. look after
  3. expect, hope for
  4. bright, lucid (eyes)

ReferencesEdit

  • KangXi: page 801, character 15
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 23167
  • Dae Jaweon: page 1218, character 1
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 4, page 2476, character 3
  • Unihan data for U+76FC

CantoneseEdit

HanziEdit

‎(Jyutping paan3, Yale paan3)

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JapaneseEdit

KanjiEdit

(uncommon “Hyōgai” kanji)

  1. look
  2. gaze
  3. expect
  4. hope for

ReadingsEdit


KoreanEdit

HanjaEdit

‎(ban) (hangeul , revised ban, McCune-Reischauer pan, Yale pan)

  1. look
  2. gaze
  3. expect
  4. hope for



MandarinEdit

HanziEdit

‎(Pinyin pàn (pan4), Wade-Giles p'an4)

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VerbEdit

‎(traditional and simplified, Pinyin pàn)

  1. to hope for, to long for
  2. to expect

ReferencesEdit

  • “盼”, MDBG English to Chinese dictionary ( Based on CC-CEDICT )[1] (in Mandarin/English), retrieved 2014-03-01

VietnameseEdit

Han characterEdit

(phán)

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