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TranslingualEdit

Stroke order
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EtymologyEdit

In current form,  +  + . The 目 portion may have originally represented counting rods (or possibly an abacus, although the character is believed to predate its invention). Such rods were typically made from bamboo.

Han characterEdit

(radical 118 +8, 14 strokes, cangjie input 竹月山廿 (HBUT), four-corner 88446, composition)

  1. count, calculate, figure
  2. plan

ReferencesEdit

  • KangXi: page 888, character 3
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 26146
  • Dae Jaweon: page 1315, character 23
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 5, page 2981, character 8
  • Unihan data for U+7B97

CantoneseEdit

HanziEdit

(Jyutping syun3, Yale syun3)


JapaneseEdit

KanjiEdit

(grade 2 “Kyōiku” kanji)

  1. Counting, calculation

ReadingsEdit


KoreanEdit

HanjaEdit

(san) (hangeul , revised san, McCune-Reischauer san, Yale san)

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MandarinEdit

PronunciationEdit

HanziEdit

(Pinyin suàn (suan4), Wade-Giles suan4)

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CompoundsEdit


VietnameseEdit

Han characterEdit

(toán, toan)

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