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TranslingualEdit

shinjitai

simplified

traditional

Stroke order
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Japanese stroke order
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This character has a slight difference between Chinese and in Japanese:

  • in Chinese:
  • in Japanese:

EtymologyEdit

Phono-semantic compound (形聲): phonetic  + semantic  ‎(ear)

Han characterEdit

(radical 128 +8, 14 strokes, cangjie input 日弓尸十 (ANSJ), four-corner 77401, composition)

  1. hear
  2. smell
  3. make known
  4. news

ReferencesEdit

  • KangXi: page 968, character 11
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 29104
  • Dae Jaweon: page 1418, character 9
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 7, page 4294, character 12
  • Unihan data for U+805E

ChineseEdit

trad.
simp.

PronunciationEdit


Middle Chinese pronunciation (, reconstructed)
Character (), Pronunciation 1/2

Initial: (4)
Final:
Division: III

Openness: Closed
Tone: Level (Ø)

Fanqie:
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
Bernard
Karlgren
Li
Rong
Pan
Wuyun
Edwin
Pulleyblank
Wang
Li
Shao
Rongfen
/mɨun/ /mi̯uən/ /miuən/ /miun/ /mun/ /mĭuən/ /miuən/
Character (), Pronunciation 2/2

Initial: (4)
Final:
Division: III

Openness: Closed
Tone: Departing (H)

Fanqie:
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
Bernard
Karlgren
Li
Rong
Pan
Wuyun
Edwin
Pulleyblank
Wang
Li
Shao
Rongfen
/mɨunH/ /mi̯uənH/ /miuənH/ /miunH/ /munH/ /mĭuənH/ /miuənH/
Old Chinese pronunciation (, reconstructed)
Baxter-Sagart system 1.1 (2014)
Character Modern Beijing
(Pinyin)
Middle Chinese Old Chinese English
wén ‹ mjun › /*mu[n]/ hear (v.)

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
8963 1 /*mɯn/
8968 1 /*mɯns/

VerbEdit

  1. to smell
    泡菜味道 [MSC, trad.]
    泡菜味道 [MSC, simp.]
    wén bù dào pàocài de wèidào. [Pinyin]
    He could not smell the pickled vegetables.

JapaneseEdit

KanjiEdit

(grade 2 “Kyōiku” kanji)

  1. hear

ReadingsEdit

CompoundsEdit


KoreanEdit

HanjaEdit

‎(mun)
Eumhun:

  • Sound (hangeul):  (revised: mun, McCune-Reischauer: mun, Yale: mun)
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VietnameseEdit

Han characterEdit

(văn)

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