See also:
U+905C, 遜
CJK UNIFIED IDEOGRAPH-905C

[U+905B]
CJK Unified Ideographs
[U+905D]

Translingual

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Han character

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(Kangxi radical 162, +10, 14 strokes, cangjie input 卜弓木火 (YNDF), four-corner 32309, composition )

Derived characters

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References

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  • Kangxi Dictionary: page 1263, character 3
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 39038
  • Dae Jaweon: page 1757, character 7
  • Hanyu Da Zidian (first edition): volume 6, page 3874, character 3
  • Unihan data for U+905C

Chinese

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Glyph origin

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Phono-semantic compound (形聲形声, OC *suːns) : semantic (to walk) + phonetic (OC *suːn).

Etymology

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Cognate with (OC *suːn, “grandchild”).

Pronunciation

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Rime
Character
Reading # 1/1
Initial () (16)
Final () (55)
Tone (調) Departing (H)
Openness (開合) Closed
Division () I
Fanqie
Baxter swonH
Reconstructions
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
/suənH/
Pan
Wuyun
/suonH/
Shao
Rongfen
/suənH/
Edwin
Pulleyblank
/swənH/
Li
Rong
/suənH/
Wang
Li
/suənH/
Bernard
Karlgren
/suənH/
Expected
Mandarin
Reflex
sùn
Expected
Cantonese
Reflex
syun3
Zhengzhang system (2003)
Character
Reading # 1/1
No. 12182
Phonetic
component
Rime
group
Rime
subdivision
2
Corresponding
MC rime
Old
Chinese
/*suːns/

Definitions

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  1. humble; modest
  2. to abdicate; (of an emperor) to give up the throne
  3. (literary) inferior
  4. (literary) to flee; to escape; to evade
  5. (Internet slang) lame
      ―  tài xùn le  ―  so lame

Compounds

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Japanese

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Kanji

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(common “Jōyō” kanji)

  1. modest; humble
  2. inferior
  3. to defer, to give up something
  4. to escape, to flee

Readings

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Compounds

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Korean

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Etymology

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From Middle Chinese (MC swonH).

Hanja

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(eumhun 겸손할 (gyeomsonhal son))

  1. Hanja form? of (modesty).

Compounds

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References

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  • 국제퇴계학회 대구경북지부 (國際退溪學會 大邱慶北支部) (2007). Digital Hanja Dictionary, 전자사전/電子字典. [1]

Vietnamese

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Han character

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: Hán Nôm readings: tốn

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