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TranslingualEdit

Han characterEdit

(radical 162 +4, 8 strokes, cangjie input 卜竹水 (YHE), four-corner 31304, composition)

  1. return, revert to, restore

ReferencesEdit

  • KangXi: page 1254, character 14
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 38758
  • Dae Jaweon: page 1737, character 7
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 6, page 3820, character 1
  • Unihan data for U+8FD4

ChineseEdit

simp. and trad.

Alternative formsEdit

  • (Cantonese) (faan1), (faan1)

PronunciationEdit


Middle Chinese pronunciation (, reconstructed)
Character (), Pronunciation 1/1

Initial: (1)
Final:
Division: III

Openness: Closed
Tone: Rising (X)

Fanqie:
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
Bernard
Karlgren
Li
Rong
Pan
Wuyun
Edwin
Pulleyblank
Wang
Li
Shao
Rongfen
/pʉɐnX/ /pi̯wɐnX/ /piuɐnX/ /pʷiɐnX/ /puanX/ /pĭwɐnX/ /piuɐnX/
Old Chinese pronunciation (, reconstructed)
Baxter-Sagart system 1.1 (2014)
Character Modern Beijing
(Pinyin)
Middle Chinese Old Chinese English
fǎn ‹ pjonX › /*Cə.panʔ/ return

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 No. Phonetic
component
Rime
group
Rime
subdivision
Corresponding
MC rime
Old Chinese Notes
2969 1 /*panʔ/

DefinitionsEdit

  1. to return to
  2. (Cantonese)
    1. back (to a previous state)
      / [Cantonese]  ―  zai1 faan1 [Jyutping]  ―  to put back; to return
      / [Cantonese]  ―  wun6 faan1 gin6 saam1 [Jyutping]  ―  to change back one's clothes
    2. back (in return)
      [Cantonese]  ―  daa2 faan1 [Jyutping]  ―  to return a hit

CompoundsEdit


JapaneseEdit

KanjiEdit

(grade 3 “Kyōiku” kanji)

  1. to come back, to return, to go back to

ReadingsEdit

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KoreanEdit

HanjaEdit

‎(ban) (hangeul , revised ban, McCune-Reischauer pan, Yale pan)

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VietnameseEdit

Han characterEdit

(phản)

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