U+817A, 腺
CJK UNIFIED IDEOGRAPH-817A

[U+8179]
CJK Unified Ideographs
[U+817B]

TranslingualEdit

Han characterEdit

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

Further readingEdit

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

ChineseEdit

trad.
simp. #
 
Wikipedia has an article on:

EtymologyEdit

Orthographic borrowing from Japanese (せん) (sen).

PronunciationEdit


Note:
  • siàn - literary;
  • sòaⁿ - vernacular.

DefinitionsEdit

  1. (anatomy) gland

CompoundsEdit


JapaneseEdit

Glyph originEdit

A 国字 (kokuji, Japanese-coined character) coined by Japanese rangaku scholar Udagawa Genshin in the late 1700s–early 1800s as a translation for Dutch klier (gland), as an ideogrammic compound (會意): (flesh; body) + (spring; fountain; source; producer of liquid), together expressing the idea “part of the body that produces liquid secretions”.

KanjiEdit

(common “Jōyō” kanji)

  1. gland

ReadingsEdit

  • Kan’yō-on: せん (sen, Jōyō)

CompoundsEdit

EtymologyEdit

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

See Glyph origin above. The reading sen is based on the kan'on of the base.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

(せん) (sen

  1. (anatomy) gland

DescendantsEdit

  • Chinese:
  • Korean: 선(腺) (seon)
  • Vietnamese: tuyến

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ 2006, 大辞林 (Daijirin), Third Edition (in Japanese), Tōkyō: Sanseidō, →ISBN

KoreanEdit

EtymologyEdit

Orthographic borrowing from Japanese (せん) (sen).

PronunciationEdit

HanjaEdit

Korean Wikisource has texts containing the hanja:

Wikisource

(eumhun (saem seon))

  1. Hanja form? of ((anatomy) gland).

ReferencesEdit

  • 국제퇴계학회 대구경북지부 (國際退溪學會 大邱慶北支部) (2007). Digital Hanja Dictionary, 전자사전/電子字典. [1]

VietnameseEdit

Han characterEdit

: Hán Việt readings: tuyến

  1. gland