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TranslingualEdit

shinjitai

simplified

traditional

Alternative formsEdit

Note the difference between the traditional Chinese (柬) and the Japanese shinjitai ().

EtymologyEdit

Phono-semantic compound (形聲, OC *ɡ·reːns): semantic  ‎(silk) + phonetic  ‎(OC *kreːnʔ)

Han characterEdit

(radical 120 +9 in Chinese, 糸+8 in Japanese, in Chinese 15 strokes, in Japanese 14 strokes, cangjie input 女火木田火 (VFDWF), four-corner 25996, composition or ⿰)

  1. practice, drill, exercise, train
  2. white silk

ReferencesEdit

  • KangXi: page 932, character 4
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 27631
  • Dae Jaweon: page 1370, character 16
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 5, page 3424, character 2
  • Unihan data for U+7DF4

ChineseEdit

trad.
simp.

PronunciationEdit



Rime
Character
Reading # 1/1
Initial () (37)
Final () (85)
Tone (調) Departing (H)
Openness (開合) Open
Division () IV
Fanqie
Reconstructions
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
/lenH/
Pan
Wuyun
/lenH/
Shao
Rongfen
/lɛnH/
Edwin
Pulleyblank
/lɛnH/
Li
Rong
/lenH/
Wang
Li
/lienH/
Bernard
Karlgren
/lienH/
Expected
Mandarin
Reflex
liàn
Baxter-Sagart system 1.1 (2014)
Character
Reading # 1/1
Modern
Beijing
(Pinyin)
liàn
Middle
Chinese
‹ lenH ›
Old
Chinese
/*[r]ˤen-s/
English sized white silk

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. 6141
Phonetic
component
Rime
group
Rime
subdivision
2
Corresponding
MC rime
Old
Chinese
/*ɡ·reːns/

DefinitionsEdit

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JapaneseEdit

KanjiEdit

(grade 3 “Kyōiku” kanji)

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KoreanEdit

HanjaEdit

‎(ryeon, yeon) (hangeul , , revised ryeon, yeon, McCune-Reischauer ryŏn, yŏn, Yale lyen, yen)

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