TranslingualEdit

EtymologyEdit

Coined in Japan (kokuji) in late 1700s - early 1800s by rangaku scholar Udagawa Genshin as a translation for Dutch klier ‎(gland), as a compound of Sinitic elements  + .

Han characterEdit

(radical 130 +9, 13 strokes, cangjie input 月竹日水 (BHAE), four-corner 76232, composition)

  1. gland

Usage notesEdit

This is a Japanese-coined character used outside Japanese.

ReferencesEdit

  • KangXi: not present, would follow page 990, character 13
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 29746
  • Dae Jaweon: page 1442, character 15
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 3, page 2097, character 5
  • Unihan data for U+817A

ChineseEdit

Chinese Wikipedia has an article on:

Wikipedia zh

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simp. and trad.

PronunciationEdit


NounEdit

  1. gland

CompoundsEdit


JapaneseEdit

KanjiEdit

(common “Jōyō” kanji)

  1. gland

ReadingsEdit

CompoundsEdit

EtymologyEdit

Japanese Wikipedia has an article on:
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Kanji in this term
せん
Grade: S
kan'yōon

Coined in Japan (kokuji) in late 1700s - early 1800s by rangaku scholar Udagawa Genshin as a translation for Dutch klier ‎(gland), as a compound of Sinitic elements  + .

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

‎(hiragana せん, romaji sen)

  1. gland

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ 2006, 大辞林 (Daijirin), Third Edition (in Japanese), Tōkyō: Sanseidō, ISBN 4-385-13905-9

KoreanEdit

HanjaEdit

‎(seon) (hangeul , revised seon, McCune-Reischauer sŏn, Yale sen)

  1. gland

VietnameseEdit

Han characterEdit

(tuyến)

  1. gland
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