Last modified on 6 December 2014, at 21:04

See also: and

TranslingualEdit

EtymologyEdit

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

Han characterEdit

(radical 159 +8, 15 strokes, cangjie input 十十人一月 (JJOMB), four-corner 58027)

  1. wheel
  2. revolve, turn
  3. recur

ReferencesEdit

  • KangXi: page 1245, character 20
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 38400
  • Dae Jaweon: page 1722, character 17
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 5, page 3540, character 6
  • Unihan data for U+8F2A

CantoneseEdit

HanziEdit

(simplified , Jyutping leon4, Yale leun4)

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JapaneseEdit

KanjiEdit

(grade 4 “Kyōiku” kanji)

  1. wheel; ring; loop

ReadingsEdit

CompoundsEdit

CounterEdit

(hiragana りん, romaji -rin)

  1. wheels
  2. flowers

NounEdit

(hiragana , romaji wa)

  1. ring; circle
    広いを描いた。
    ひろいをかいた。
    hiroi wa o kaita.
    [I] drew a broad circle.

KoreanEdit

HanjaEdit

(ryun>yun) (hangeul >, revised ryun>yun, McCune-Reischauer ryun>yun, Yale lyun>yun)

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MandarinEdit

HanziEdit

(simplified , Pinyin lún (lun2), Wade-Giles lun2)

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VietnameseEdit

Han characterEdit

(luân, lon, luôn)

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