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TranslingualEdit

EtymologyEdit

Phono-semantic compound (形聲, OC *l'aːns): phonetic  ‎(OC *ŋraːʔ, *sŋra, *sŋraʔ) + 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

simp. and trad.
alt. forms

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

NounEdit

  1. egg
  2. (slang) ball, testicle

CompoundsEdit

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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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