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TranslingualEdit

EtymologyEdit

Phono-semantic compound (形聲): semantic  ‎(speech) + phonetic 

Han characterEdit

(radical 149 +8, 15 strokes, cangjie input 卜口火火 (YRFF), four-corner 09689, composition)

ReferencesEdit

  • KangXi: page 1167, character 11
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 35633
  • Dae Jaweon: page 1632, character 22
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 6, page 3992, character 7
  • Unihan data for U+8AC7

ChineseEdit

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simp.

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Sino-Tibetan *g-tam ~ g-dam.

PronunciationEdit


Dialectal pronunciations ()
Variety Location
Mandarin Beijing /tʰan³⁵/
Harbin /tʰan²⁴/
Tianjin /tʰan⁴⁵/
Jinan /tʰã⁴²/
Qingdao /tʰã⁴²/
Zhengzhou /tʰan⁴²/
Xi'an /tʰã²⁴/
Xining /tʰã²⁴/
Yinchuan /tʰan⁵³/
Lanzhou /tʰɛ̃n⁵³/
Ürümqi /tʰan⁵¹/
Wuhan /tʰan²¹³/
Chengdu /tʰan³¹/
Guiyang /tʰan²¹/
Kunming /tʰã̠³¹/
Nanjing /tʰʰaŋ²⁴/
Hefei /tʰæ̃⁵⁵/
Jin Taiyuan /tʰæ̃¹¹/
Pingyao /tʰɑŋ¹³/
Hohhot /tʰæ̃³¹/
Wu Shanghai /de¹³/
Suzhou /de̞¹³/
Hangzhou /dẽ̞²¹³/
Wenzhou /da³¹/
Hui Shexian /tʰɛ⁴⁴/
Tunxi /tʰɔ⁴⁴/
Xiang Changsha /tan¹³/
Xiangtan /dan¹²/
Gan Nanchang /tʰan²⁴/
Hakka Meixian /tʰam¹¹/
Taoyuan /tʰɑm¹¹/
Cantonese Guangzhou /tʰam²¹/
Nanning /tʰam²¹/
Hong Kong /tʰam²¹/
Min Xiamen (Min Nan) /tam³⁵/
Fuzhou (Min Dong) /taŋ⁵³/
Jian'ou (Min Bei) /tʰaŋ²¹/
Shantou (Min Nan) /tʰam⁵⁵/
Haikou (Min Nan) /ham³¹/
Middle Chinese pronunciation (, reconstructed)
Character (), Pronunciation 1/1

Initial: (7)
Final:
Division: I

Openness: Open
Tone: Level (Ø)

Fanqie:
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
Bernard
Karlgren
Li
Rong
Pan
Wuyun
Edwin
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Wang
Li
Shao
Rongfen
/dɑm/ /dʱɑm/ /dɑm/ /dɑm/ /dam/ /dɑm/ /dɑm/
Old Chinese pronunciation (, reconstructed)
Zhengzhang system (2003)
Character No. Phonetic
component
Rime
group
Rime
subdivision
Corresponding
MC rime
Old Chinese Notes
14292 1 /*l'aːm/

DefinitionsEdit

  1. to talk; to converse
  2. to discuss; to chat
  3. remark
  4. conversation
  5. A surname​.

CompoundsEdit


JapaneseEdit

KanjiEdit

(grade 3 “Kyōiku” kanji)

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ReadingsEdit

CompoundsEdit


KoreanEdit

HanjaEdit

‎(dam) (hangeul , revised dam, McCune-Reischauer tam, Yale tam)

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VietnameseEdit

Han characterEdit

(đàm, giạm)

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