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U+92AD, 銭
CJK UNIFIED IDEOGRAPH-92AD

[U+92AC]
CJK Unified Ideographs
[U+92AE]

TranslingualEdit

Traditional
Shinjitai
Simplified

Glyph originEdit

Variant of , simplified from (); compare .

The modern Japanese usage is of reform (shinjitai) nature.

Han characterEdit

(radical 167, +6, 14 strokes, cangjie input 金戈手 (CIQ), composition)

Related charactersEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • KangXi: not present, would follow page 1305, character 21
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 40413
  • Dae Jaweon: page 1808, character 8
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 6, page 4193, character 3
  • Unihan data for U+92AD

ChineseEdit

For pronunciation and definitions of – see (“money; cash; currency; coins; etc.”).
(This character, , is a variant form of .)

JapaneseEdit

Shinjitai

Kyūjitai

KanjiEdit

(grade 5 “Kyōiku” kanjishinjitai kanji, kyūjitai form )

  1. money
  2. sen (a hundredth of yen)

ReadingsEdit

CompoundsEdit

Etymology 1Edit

Kanji in this term
せん
Grade: 5
on’yomi

From Middle Chinese (MC d͡ziᴇn, t͡siᴇnX).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

(hiragana せん, rōmaji sen)

  1. hundredth of a yen
  2. (obsolete, archaic) one-thousandth of a kan

Etymology 2Edit

Kanji in this term
ぜに
Grade: 5
kun’yomi
For pronunciation and definitions of – see the following entry at ぜに.
ぜに【銭】
[noun]a round coin with a square hole in the middle
[noun](by extension) money
[noun](historical) in the Edo period, coins made from copper and iron, as opposed to those made of gold and silver
[noun]a 家紋 (family crest) with various designs of round coins
[proper noun]: a surname
(This term, , is a kanji spelling of ぜに.)

OkinawanEdit

KanjiEdit

(hiragana じん, romaji jin)

CompoundsEdit

EtymologyEdit

Cognate to Kumamoto ぜん (zen) "money, coins"; and standard Japanese Japanese (zeni) "coin (worth a hundredth of a yen)".

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

(hiragana じん, romaji jin)

  1. money
  2. coins

Derived termsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ 2006, 大辞林 (Daijirin), Third Edition (in Japanese), Tōkyō: Sanseidō, →ISBN