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TranslingualEdit

Han characterEdit

(radical 162 +12, 16 strokes, cangjie input 卜口山金 (YRUC), four-corner 37308)

ReferencesEdit

  • KangXi: page 1265, character 13
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 39127
  • Dae Jaweon: page 1761, character 4
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 6, page 3886, character 1
  • Unihan data for U+9078

ChineseEdit

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PronunciationEdit



Rime
Character
Reading # 1/2 2/2
Initial () (16) (16)
Final () (78) (78)
Tone (調) Rising (X) Departing (H)
Openness (開合) Closed Closed
Division () III III
Fanqie
Reconstructions
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
/siuᴇnX/ /siuᴇnH/
Pan
Wuyun
/sʷiɛnX/ /sʷiɛnH/
Shao
Rongfen
/sjuænX/ /sjuænH/
Edwin
Pulleyblank
/swianX/ /swianH/
Li
Rong
/siuɛnX/ /siuɛnH/
Wang
Li
/sĭwɛnX/ /sĭwɛnH/
Bernard
Karlgren
/si̯wɛnX/ /si̯wɛnH/
Expected
Mandarin
Reflex
xuǎn xuàn
Baxter-Sagart system 1.1 (2014)
Character
Reading # 1/3 2/3 3/3
Modern
Beijing
(Pinyin)
xuǎn xuǎn xuàn
Middle
Chinese
‹ sjwenX › ‹ sjwenX › ‹ sjwenH ›
Old
Chinese
/*[s]o[n]ʔ/ /*[s]o[r]ʔ/ /*[s]o[n]ʔ-s/
English choose; count count (v.) even, orderly

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
Reading # 1/2 2/2
No. 14157 14158
Phonetic
component
Rime
group
Rime
subdivision
3 3
Corresponding
MC rime
Old
Chinese
/*sqʰonʔ/ /*sqʰons/

DefinitionsEdit

  1. to choose; to pick; to select
  2. to elect
  3. election

SynonymsEdit

Dialectal synonyms of ("to choose")
Variety Location Words
Classical Classical
Mandarin Beijing 選擇
Cantonese Guangzhou
Hong Kong
Taishan
Min Nan Xiamen

CompoundsEdit


JapaneseEdit

KanjiEdit

(grade 4 “Kyōiku” kanji)

ReadingsEdit

NounEdit

Kanji in this term
せん
Grade: 4
on'yomi

‎(hiragana せん, romaji sen)

  1. selection
  2. choice
  3. choosing

KoreanEdit

HanjaEdit

‎(seon) (hangeul , revised seon, McCune-Reischauer sŏn, Yale sen)

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VietnameseEdit

Han characterEdit

(tuyển)

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