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TranslingualEdit

Han characterEdit

(radical 156 +5, 12 strokes, cangjie input 土人人竹竹 (GOOHH), four-corner 48802, composition)

ReferencesEdit

  • KangXi: page 1216, character 1
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 37083
  • Dae Jaweon: page 1685, character 8
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 5, page 3482, character 13
  • Unihan data for U+8D81

ChineseEdit

simp. and trad.

Alternative formsEdit

PronunciationEdit



Rime
Character
Reading # 1/3 2/3 3/3
Initial () (11) (12) (10)
Final () (44) (79) (44)
Tone (調) Level (Ø) Rising (X) Departing (H)
Openness (開合) Open Open Open
Division () Chongniu III Chongniu III Chongniu III
Fanqie
Reconstructions
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
/ɖˠiɪn/ /ɳˠiᴇnX/ /ʈʰˠiɪnH/
Pan
Wuyun
/ɖᵚin/ /ɳᵚiɛnX/ /ʈʰᵚinH/
Shao
Rongfen
/ȡien/ /niænX/ /ȶʰienH/
Edwin
Pulleyblank
/ɖjin/ /ɳianX/ /ʈʰjinH/
Li
Rong
/ȡjĕn/ /njɛnX/ /ȶʰjĕnH/
Wang
Li
/ȡǐĕn/ /nĭɛnX/ /ȶʰǐĕnH/
Bernard
Karlgren
/ȡʱi̯ĕn/ /ni̯ɛnX/ /ȶʰi̯ĕnH/
Expected
Mandarin
Reflex
chén niǎn chèn
Zhengzhang system (2003)
Character
Reading # 1/3 2/3 3/3
No. 17084 17092 17093
Phonetic
component
Rime
group
Rime
subdivision
1 1 1
Corresponding
MC rime
Old
Chinese
/*nlanʔ/ /*l̥ʰɯns/ /*l'ɯn/
Notes

ConjunctionEdit

  1. used to indicate a present situation: while circumstances are optimal
    熱打鐵 / 热打铁  ―  Chèn rè dǎ tiě.  ―  Strike while the iron is hot.
    天氣出去玩兒 [MSC, trad.]
    天气出去玩儿 [MSC, simp.]
    Chèn tiānqì hǎo, kuài chūqù wánr ba. [Pinyin]
    While the weather's good, go outside and play.

VerbEdit

  1. to take advantage (of time, opportunity, etc)
    機會嘢食 / 机会嘢食 [Cantonese]  ―  can3 gei1 wui6 tau1 je5 sik6 [Jyutping]  ―  take advantage of the situation and filch food
  2. (slang) to have a lot of
    一個 / 一个  ―  yīge chènqián de rén  ―  a wealthy person
  3. (literary) to pursue

JapaneseEdit

KanjiEdit

(uncommon “Hyōgai” kanji)

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ReadingsEdit


KoreanEdit

HanjaEdit

‎(jin, jeon) (hangeul , , revised jin, jeon, McCune-Reischauer chin, chŏn, Yale cin, cen)

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VietnameseEdit

Han characterEdit

(sấn, sớn, thấn, sán, sắn, xớn)

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