See also:
U+7E41, 繁
CJK UNIFIED IDEOGRAPH-7E41

[U+7E40]
CJK Unified Ideographs
[U+7E42]
U+FA59, 繁
CJK COMPATIBILITY IDEOGRAPH-FA59

[U+FA58]
CJK Compatibility Ideographs
[U+FA5A]

TranslingualEdit

Han characterEdit

(radical 120, +11 in Chinese, 糸+10 in Japanese, 17 strokes in Chinese, 18 strokes in Japanese, cangjie input 人大女戈火 (OKVIF), four-corner 88903, composition)

Derived charactersEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • KangXi: page 937, character 1
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 27803
  • Dae Jaweon: page 1376, character 5
  • Hanyu Da Zidian (first edition): volume 5, page 3444, character 3
  • Unihan data for U+7E41

ChineseEdit

simp. and trad.

Glyph originEdit

EtymologyEdit

The same word as (OC *ban, “luxuriant; numerous”). See there for more.

Pronunciation 1Edit


Note:
  • huang5 - Shantou;
  • huêng5 - Chaozhou.

Rime
Character
Reading # 1/3
Initial () (3)
Final () (66)
Tone (調) Level (Ø)
Openness (開合) Closed
Division () III
Fanqie
Reconstructions
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
/bʉɐn/
Pan
Wuyun
/bʷiɐn/
Shao
Rongfen
/biuɐn/
Edwin
Pulleyblank
/buan/
Li
Rong
/biuɐn/
Wang
Li
/bĭwɐn/
Bernard
Karlgren
/bʱi̯wɐn/
Expected
Mandarin
Reflex
fán
BaxterSagart system 1.1 (2014)
Character
Reading # 1/1
Modern
Beijing
(Pinyin)
fán
Middle
Chinese
‹ bjon ›
Old
Chinese
/*[b]ar/
English abundant, numerous

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 # 3/3
No. 2951
Phonetic
component
Rime
group
Rime
subdivision
1
Corresponding
MC rime
Old
Chinese
/*ban/
Notes

DefinitionsEdit

  1. numerous; many
    繁星 (fánxīng)
  2. complicated
    繁體字繁体字 (fántǐzì)
  3. luxuriant; lush
    繁盛 (fánshèng)
AntonymsEdit
  • (complicated): (jiǎn)

CompoundsEdit

DescendantsEdit

Sino-Xenic ():
  • Japanese: (はん) (han)
  • Korean: (, beon)
  • Vietnamese: phồn ()

Pronunciation 2Edit



Rime
Character
Reading # 3/3
Initial () (3)
Final () (95)
Tone (調) Level (Ø)
Openness (開合) Closed
Division () I
Fanqie
Reconstructions
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
/buɑ/
Pan
Wuyun
/buɑ/
Shao
Rongfen
/buɑ/
Edwin
Pulleyblank
/bwa/
Li
Rong
/buɑ/
Wang
Li
/buɑ/
Bernard
Karlgren
/bʱuɑ/
Expected
Mandarin
Reflex
Zhengzhang system (2003)
Character
Reading # 1/3
No. 2945
Phonetic
component
Rime
group
Rime
subdivision
1
Corresponding
MC rime
Old
Chinese
/*baːl/
Notes

DefinitionsEdit

  1. Alternative form of (, “white”).
  2. A surname​.
  3. Only used in 繁塔 and 繁台

Pronunciation 3Edit



Rime
Character
Reading # 2/3
Initial () (3)
Final () (62)
Tone (調) Level (Ø)
Openness (開合) Closed
Division () I
Fanqie
Reconstructions
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
/buɑn/
Pan
Wuyun
/bʷɑn/
Shao
Rongfen
/buɑn/
Edwin
Pulleyblank
/bwan/
Li
Rong
/buɑn/
Wang
Li
/buɑn/
Bernard
Karlgren
/bʱuɑn/
Expected
Mandarin
Reflex
pán
Zhengzhang system (2003)
Character
Reading # 2/3
No. 2946
Phonetic
component
Rime
group
Rime
subdivision
1
Corresponding
MC rime
Old
Chinese
/*baːn/

DefinitionsEdit

  1. Alternative form of (pán).

Pronunciation 4Edit


DefinitionsEdit

  1. Alternative form of (mǐn).
  2. Used in 繁鳥繁鸟.

JapaneseEdit

Shinjitai

Kyūjitai

KanjiEdit

(common “Jōyō” kanjishinjitai kanji, kyūjitai form )

ReadingsEdit

CompoundsEdit

Etymology 1Edit

Kanji in this term
はん
Grade: S
kan’on

From Middle Chinese (MC bʉɐn).

PronunciationEdit

AffixEdit

(はん) (han

  1. flourishing, luxuriant, heavy or dense (of foliage)
  2. rich, prosperous
  3. rhythm, regularity
  4. complication, difficulty
  5. cumbersome, troublesome
Derived termsEdit

NounEdit

(はん) (han

  1. a flourish, luxuriance

Etymology 2Edit

Kanji in this term
しげ
Grade: S
kun’yomi

⟨sige2 → */siᵑɡəɨ//ɕiɡe/

From Old Japanese.

NounEdit

(しげ) (shige

  1. (archaic, obsolete) a copse, thicket
  2. (archaic, obsolete) a repeat, frequency
Derived termsEdit

Etymology 3Edit

Kanji in this term
しげ(る)
Grade: S
kun’yomi

Nominalization of verb 茂る (shigeru, to grow thick, be luxuriant).

Proper nounEdit

(しげる) (Shigeru

  1. a male given name

KoreanEdit

HanjaEdit

(beon, ban) (hangeul , , revised beon, ban, McCune–Reischauer pŏn, pan, Yale pen, pan)

  1. This term needs a translation to English. Please help out and add a translation, then remove the text {{rfdef}}.

Old JapaneseEdit

Etymology 1Edit

  This etymology is missing or incomplete. Please add to it, or discuss it at the Etymology scriptorium.
Particularly: “From Proto-Japonic *senkay?”

NounEdit

(sige2) (kana しげ)

  1. a copse, thicket
Derived termsEdit
DescendantsEdit
  • Japanese: (shige)

Etymology 2Edit

  This etymology is missing or incomplete. Please add to it, or discuss it at the Etymology scriptorium.
Particularly: “From Proto-Japonic *sensi?”

Adjectival nounEdit

(sizi) (kana しじ)

  1. flourish, luxuriance, overgrowth
  2. large in quantity, tight pack
Derived termsEdit
DescendantsEdit

VietnameseEdit

Han characterEdit

(phồn, phiền)

  1. many; numerous