See also:
U+93C8, 鏈
CJK UNIFIED IDEOGRAPH-93C8

[U+93C7]
CJK Unified Ideographs
[U+93C9]

Translingual

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Han character

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(Kangxi radical 167, +11, 19 strokes, cangjie input 金卜十十 (CYJJ), four-corner 85130, composition )

References

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  • Kangxi Dictionary: page 1319, character 10
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 40779
  • Dae Jaweon: page 1819, character 10
  • Hanyu Da Zidian (first edition): volume 6, page 4239, character 4
  • Unihan data for U+93C8

Chinese

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Glyph origin

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Phono-semantic compound (形聲形声, OC *ren, *rens, *r̥ʰen) : semantic + phonetic (OC *ren).

Etymology 1

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trad. /*
simp.

From (MC ljen).

Pronunciation

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Note:
  • liang7 - Shantou;
  • liêng7 - Chaozhou.

Zhengzhang system (2003)
Character
Reading # 2/3
No. 8002
Phonetic
component
Rime
group
Rime
subdivision
2
Corresponding
MC rime
𤹨
Old
Chinese
/*rens/
Notes

Definitions

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  1. chain; wire; cable
      ―  liànzi  ―  chain
  2. chain; shack
  3. to chain
  4. chain (unit of length equal to 22 yards)

Compounds

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Etymology 2

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trad.
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Pronunciation

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Rime
Character
Reading # 1/2 2/2
Initial () (10) (37)
Final () (79) (77)
Tone (調) Level (Ø) Level (Ø)
Openness (開合) Open Open
Division () III III
Fanqie
Baxter trhjen ljen
Reconstructions
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
/ʈʰˠiᴇn/ /liᴇn/
Pan
Wuyun
/ʈʰᵚiɛn/ /liɛn/
Shao
Rongfen
/ȶʰiæn/ /ljæn/
Edwin
Pulleyblank
/ʈʰian/ /lian/
Li
Rong
/ȶʰjɛn/ /liɛn/
Wang
Li
/ȶʰĭɛn/ /lĭɛn/
Bernard
Karlgren
/ȶʰi̯ɛn/ /li̯ɛn/
Expected
Mandarin
Reflex
chān lián
Expected
Cantonese
Reflex
cin1 lin4
Zhengzhang system (2003)
Character
Reading # 1/3 3/3
No. 7996 8003
Phonetic
component
Rime
group
Rime
subdivision
2 2
Corresponding
MC rime
Old
Chinese
/*ren/ /*r̥ʰen/

Definitions

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  1. copper
  2. lead mine
  3. mine

References

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Japanese

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Kanji

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(uncommon “Hyōgai” kanji)

  1. chain
  2. irons
  3. connection

Readings

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Korean

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Etymology

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(This etymology is missing or incomplete. Please add to it, or discuss it at the Etymology scriptorium. Particularly: “Middle Korean readings, if any”)

Pronunciation

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Hanja

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Korean Wikisource has texts containing the hanja:

Wikisource

(ryeon>yeon) (hangeul >)

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Vietnamese

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Han character

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: Hán Nôm readings: liên

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