U+86CB, 蛋
CJK UNIFIED IDEOGRAPH-86CB

[U+86CA]
CJK Unified Ideographs
[U+86CC]
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TranslingualEdit

Han characterEdit

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

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

simp. and trad.
alt. forms
 

Glyph originEdit

Characters in the same phonetic series () (Zhengzhang, 2003) 
Old Chinese
*l'aːn
*l'aːnʔ
*l'aːnʔ
*l'aːns
*slan, *l̥ʰjans
*ljan, *lans
*l̥ʰan, *hljan
*l̥ʰan
*ɦljan, *lan
*hljan, *lan
*hljan
*hljan
*lan, *lans
*lan
*lan
*lan, *lans
*lan
*lan
*lan, *lans

Phono-semantic compound (形聲, OC *l'aːns): phonetic (OC *lan, *lans) + semantic (snake, insect). is abbreviated to .

PronunciationEdit



Zhengzhang system (2003)
Character
Reading # 1/1
No. 14245
Phonetic
component
Rime
group
Rime
subdivision
1
Corresponding
MC rime
Old
Chinese
/*l'aːns/
Notes

DefinitionsEdit

  1. egg
    /   ―  dàn  ―  chicken egg
    /   ―  dàn  ―  eggshell
  2. egg-shaped object
      ―  tiàodàn  ―  love egg
  3. (slang) ball; testicle
  4. suffix denoting “person of certain characteristics”, usually with a pejorative tone
      ―  shǎdàn  ―  goofball

See alsoEdit

  • (luǎn, “egg”)

CompoundsEdit


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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