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U+87EC, 蟬
CJK UNIFIED IDEOGRAPH-87EC

[U+87EB]
CJK Unified Ideographs
[U+87ED]

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TranslingualEdit

Traditional
Shinjitai
(extended)
Simplified

Han characterEdit

(radical 142, +12, 18 strokes, cangjie input 中戈口口十 (LIRRJ), four-corner 56156, composition)

ReferencesEdit

  • KangXi: page 1097, character 31
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 33616
  • Dae Jaweon: page 1562, character 10
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 4, page 2891, character 7
  • Unihan data for U+87EC

ChineseEdit

trad.
simp.

Glyph originEdit

Historical forms of the character
Western Zhou Shuowen Jiezi (compiled in Han)
Bronze inscriptions Small seal script
   
Characters in the same phonetic series () (Zhengzhang, 2003) 
Old Chinese
*taːlʔ
*taːlʔ, *taːls, *taːn, *daːn
*taːlʔ, *tʰjaːlʔ
*daːl, *daːn, *teːn
*daːl
*teːl
*deːl, *deːls, *daːn
*tjal, *tjals
*taːn, *djan, *djanʔ, *djans
*taːn
*taːn
*taːn
*taːn
*taːn
*daːn, *daːns
*daːn, *deːn
*daːn, *daːnʔ, *daːns, *djan, *taːnʔ
*daːnʔ
*daːnʔ, *daːns, *djan
*daːns
樿 *tjanʔ
*tjanʔ, *tʰjan, *tʰjanʔ
*tjans
*tʰjanʔ
*tʰjanʔ
*tʰjanʔ
*tʰaːn, *tʰjanʔ
*tʰjanʔ
*djan
*djan, *djans
*djan
*djanʔ
*djanʔ
*teːnʔ

Phono-semantic compound (形聲, OC *djan): semantic  (insect) + phonetic  (OC *taːn, *djan, *djanʔ, *djans).

PronunciationEdit


Note:
  • Xiamen, Zhangzhou:
    • siân - literary;
    • chûn - vernacular.
  • Quanzhou:
    • siân - literary;
    • siâm - colloquial variant.
  • (Teochew)
  • Note:
    • siam5 - literary;
    • sung5 - vernacular.
  • Wu

    • Dialectal data
    Variety Location
    Mandarin Beijing /ʈ͡ʂʰan³⁵/
    Harbin /ʈ͡ʂʰan²⁴/
    Tianjin /ʈ͡ʂʰan⁴⁵/
    /t͡sʰan⁴⁵/
    Jinan /ʈ͡ʂʰã⁴²/
    Qingdao /tʃʰã⁵⁵/
    Zhengzhou /ʈ͡ʂʰan⁴²/
    Xi'an /ʂã²⁴/
    Xining /ʈ͡ʂʰã²⁴/
    Yinchuan /ʈ͡ʂʰan⁵³/
    Lanzhou /ʈ͡ʂʰɛ̃n⁵³/
    /ʂɛ̃n⁵³/
    Ürümqi /ʈ͡ʂʰan⁵¹/
    Wuhan /t͡sʰan²¹³/
    Chengdu /san³¹/
    Guiyang /san²¹/
    Kunming /ʈ͡ʂʰã̠³¹/
    Nanjing /ʈ͡ʂaŋ²⁴/
    Hefei /ʈ͡ʂʰæ̃⁵⁵/
    /ʈ͡ʂʰən⁵⁵/
    Jin Taiyuan /t͡sʰæ̃¹¹/
    Pingyao /ʈ͡ʂʰɑŋ¹³/
    Hohhot /t͡sʰæ̃³¹/
    Wu Shanghai /zø²³/
    Suzhou /zø¹³/
    Hangzhou /zz̩ʷõ²¹³/
    Wenzhou /ji³¹/
    Hui Shexian /t͡ɕʰie⁴⁴/
    Tunxi /t͡sʰɔn⁴⁴/
    Xiang Changsha /ʂə̃¹³/
    /ɕyẽ¹³/
    Xiangtan /ɕyẽ¹²/
    Gan Nanchang
    Hakka Meixian /san¹¹/
    Taoyuan /ʃɑm¹¹/
    Cantonese Guangzhou /sim²¹/
    Nanning /sim²¹/
    Hong Kong /sim²¹/
    Min Xiamen (Min Nan) /sian³⁵/
    /t͡sun³⁵/
    Fuzhou (Min Dong) /sieŋ⁵³/
    Jian'ou (Min Bei) /iŋ²¹/
    /t͡saŋ²¹/
    Shantou (Min Nan) /siam⁵⁵/
    Haikou (Min Nan) /sin³¹/

    Rime
    Character
    Reading # 1/1
    Initial () (25)
    Final () (77)
    Tone (調) Level (Ø)
    Openness (開合) Open
    Division () III
    Fanqie
    Reconstructions
    Zhengzhang
    Shangfang
    /d͡ʑiᴇn/
    Pan
    Wuyun
    /d͡ʑiɛn/
    Shao
    Rongfen
    /d͡ʑjæn/
    Edwin
    Pulleyblank
    /d͡ʑian/
    Li
    Rong
    /ʑiɛn/
    Wang
    Li
    /ʑĭɛn/
    Bernard
    Karlgren
    /ʑi̯ɛn/
    Expected
    Mandarin
    Reflex
    chán
    BaxterSagart system 1.1 (2014)
    Character
    Reading # 1/1
    Modern
    Beijing
    (Pinyin)
    chán
    Middle
    Chinese
    ‹ dzyen ›
    Old
    Chinese
    /*[d]a[r]/
    English cicada

    Notes for Old Chinese notations in the Baxter–Sagart system:

    * Parentheses "()" indicate uncertain presence;
    * Square brackets "[]" indicate uncertain identity, e.g. *[t] as coda may in fact be *-t or *-p;
    * Angle brackets "<>" indicate infix;
    * Hyphen "-" indicates morpheme boundary;

    * Period "." indicates syllable boundary.
    Zhengzhang system (2003)
    Character
    Reading # 1/1
    No. 2028
    Phonetic
    component
    Rime
    group
    Rime
    subdivision
    1
    Corresponding
    MC rime
    Old
    Chinese
    /*djan/

    DefinitionsEdit

    1. cicada
    2. a type of silk as thin as a cicada's wing
    3. cicada-shaped decoration
    4. continuously; unendingly

    SynonymsEdit

    Dialectal synonyms of (“cicada”) [map]
    Variety Location Words
    Formal (Written Standard Chinese)
    Taxonomic name
    Mandarin Beijing 季鳥兒, 馬季, 伏天兒
    Taiwan , 知了
    Jinan 知了, 稍錢兒, 截了
    Xi'an 知了
    Wuhan 知丫, 知衣, 嗟哩, 嗟林
    Chengdu 蟬子
    Yangzhou 嘰溜子
    Hefei 遮溜子, 遮溜, 遮遮子
    Cantonese Guangzhou , 沙蟬
    Hong Kong , 沙蟬
    Gan Nanchang 借落子
    Hakka Meixian 蟬仔, 呀衣仔
    Huidong (Daling)
    Qujiang 蟬子
    Changting 呀衣
    Pingyu 蟬子
    Wuping 蟬子
    Liancheng 呀衣
    Ninghua 蟬蟬子
    Ruijin 呀蟻子
    Shangyou 蟬子
    Miaoli (N. Sixian) 蟬仔
    Liudui (S. Sixian) 蟬仔
    Hsinchu (Hailu) 蟬仔
    Dongshi (Dabu) , 䗊䗊依
    Hsinchu (Raoping) 蟬仔
    Yunlin (Zhao'an)
    Jin Taiyuan 蟬兒, , 秋蟬
    Min Bei Jian'ou 蟬蚱
    Min Dong Fuzhou 阿蛦, 阿蛦母
    Min Nan Xiamen 𧌄蜅蠐
    Quanzhou 洋飛獅
    Zhangzhou 𧌄栱蟬
    Taipei 𧌄蜅蠐, 蟬仔
    Kaohsiung 𧌄蜅蠐仔
    Tainan 𧌄蜅蠐, 蟬仔
    Taichung
    Hsinchu 蟬蠳, 蛣蛚
    Lukang 𧌄蜅蠐, 青吱仔
    Sanxia 吱蟬
    Yilan
    Kinmen 蟬仔, 大蛚, 𧌄蜅蠐
    Magong , 𧌄蜅蠐
    Penang 𧌄蜅蠐
    Chaozhou 藥部蟬
    Wu Shanghai 知了
    Suzhou 知了, 洋師太
    Wenzhou 知了
    Xiang Changsha 蟬蛉子
    Shuangfeng 蟬蛉子

    CompoundsEdit

    ReferencesEdit


    JapaneseEdit

    KanjiEdit

    (“Jinmeiyō” kanji used for nameskyūjitai kanji, shinjitai form )

    1. cicada
    2. continuous

    ReadingsEdit

    • Go-on: ぜん (zen)
    • Kan-on: せん (sen)
    • Kun: せみ (semi, )

    KoreanEdit

    HanjaEdit

    (seon) (hangeul , revised seon, McCune–Reischauer sŏn, Yale sen)

    1. cicada

    VietnameseEdit

    Han characterEdit

    (thiền)

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