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TranslingualEdit

EtymologyEdit

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

Han characterEdit

(radical 149 +19, 26 strokes, cangjie input 卜口竹山金 (YRHUC), four-corner 04686, composition)

ReferencesEdit


ChineseEdit

trad. /
simp.

Alternative formsEdit

Etymology 1Edit

PronunciationEdit


Old Chinese pronunciation (, reconstructed)
Zhengzhang system (2003)
Character No. Phonetic
component
Rime
group
Rime
subdivision
Corresponding
MC rime
Old Chinese Notes
16516 1 /*ʔsaːns/

VerbEdit

  1. to praise, to commend, to eulogize
  2. (Internet) to like
CompoundsEdit

Etymology 2Edit

PronunciationEdit

Note: This character is used as a substitute for Min Nan chán, which may be etymologically unrelated.


AdjectiveEdit

  1. (chiefly Min Nan) cool, awesome
SynonymsEdit
  • (Mandarin) (bàng)

JapaneseEdit

(uncommon “Hyōgai” kanji)

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ReadingsEdit


KoreanEdit

HanjaEdit

‎(chan) (hangeul , revised chan, McCune-Reischauer ch'an, Yale chan)

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VietnameseEdit

Han characterEdit

(tán)

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