See also:

TranslingualEdit

EtymologyEdit

Phono-semantic compound (形聲):  (plant) + 

Han characterEdit

(radical 140 +17, 23 strokes, cangjie input 廿日弓田 (TANW), four-corner 44227, composition)

  1. orchid
  2. elegant, graceful
  3. abbreviation for Lanzhou
  4. a Chinese surname

ReferencesEdit

  • KangXi: page 1070, character 11
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 32477
  • Dae Jaweon: page 1536, character 24
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 5, page 3333, character 5
  • Unihan data for U+862D

CantoneseEdit

HanziEdit

(simplified , Yale laan4)


JapaneseEdit

NounEdit

(hiragana あららぎ, romaji araragi)

  1. Allium macrostemon; a type of lily
    • 931-938: Wamyō Ruijushō (book 4 page 68)
      蘭蒚 養生秘要云、蘭蒚草、蒚音隔、和名阿良々歧
    • 931-938: Wamyō Ruijushō (book 10 page 28)
      澤蘭 陶隠居云、澤蘭、佐波阿良良歧, 一云、阿加末久佐

Derived termsEdit

NounEdit

(hiragana ふじばかま, historical hiragana ふぢばかま, romaji fujibakama)

  1. Eupatorium fortunei; a type of flower of the Asteraceae family
    • 931-938: Wamyō Ruijushō (book 10 page 2)
      蘭 兼名苑云、蘭、音蘭 二字舊無、今依下總本錄存廣本亦有是音、一名薫音恵、本草 布知波加麻、新撰万葉集別用藤袴二字

See alsoEdit

Proper nounEdit

(hiragana らん, romaji Ran)

  1. orchid; a plant of the orchid family, bearing unusually-shaped flowers of beautiful colours.
  2. A female given name
  3. Holland, Dutch

KanjiEdit

(“Jinmeiyō” kanji used for names)

ReadingsEdit

CompoundsEdit

  • 蘭学 (rangaku)
  • 蘭月 (rangetsu)
  • 蘭儀 (rangi)
  • 蘭言 (rangen)
  • 蘭語 (rango)
  • 蘭郁 (ran'iku)
  • 蘭時 (ranji)
  • 蘭花 (ranka)
  • 蘭科 (ranka)
  • 蘭客 (rankaku)
  • 蘭閨 (rankei)
  • 蘭肴 (rankō)
  • 蘭単 (rantan)
  • 蘭宇 (ran'u)
  • 蘭葉 (ran'yō)
  • 蘭蕕 (ran'yū)

ReferencesEdit


KoreanEdit

HanjaEdit

(ran>nan) (hangeul [[>]], revised ran>nan, McCune-Reischauer ran>nan, Yale lan>nan)


MandarinEdit

HanziEdit

(simplified , Pinyin lán (lan2), Wade-Giles lan2)

CompoundsEdit


Middle ChineseEdit

Han characterEdit

(*lɑn)


Min NanEdit

HanziEdit

(POJ lân)


VietnameseEdit

Han characterEdit

(lan)

Last modified on 28 January 2014, at 17:35