TranslingualEdit

EtymologyEdit

Phono-semantic compound (形聲): phonetic  + semantic  ‎(snake, insect)

疋 is a corruption of the original phonetic .

Han characterEdit

(radical 142 +5, 11 strokes, cangjie input 弓人中一戈 (NOLMI), four-corner 17136)

  1. egg, eggs
  2. term of abuse
  3. dam

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • KangXi: page 1081, character 11
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 32977
  • Dae Jaweon: page 1549, character 5
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 4, page 2845, character 18
  • Unihan data for U+86CB

ChineseEdit

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simp. and trad.

Alternative formsEdit

PronunciationEdit


Old Chinese pronunciation (, reconstructed)
Zhengzhang system (2003)
Character No. Phonetic
component
Rime
group
Rime
subdivision
Corresponding
MC rime
Old Chinese Notes
14245 1 /*l'aːns/ 通作彈分化字,本蜑異構

NounEdit

  1. egg

Derived termsEdit

See alsoEdit


JapaneseEdit

KanjiEdit

(uncommon “Hyōgai” kanji)

  1. an egg

ReadingsEdit

CompoundsEdit

Usage notesEdit

Seldom used in Japanese. Not used in isolation.

The egg sense and tamago reading is more commonly spelled either 玉子 or .


KoreanEdit

HanjaEdit

‎(dan) (hangeul , revised dan, McCune-Reischauer tan, Yale tan)

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VietnameseEdit

Han characterEdit

(đản)

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