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TranslingualEdit

Stroke order

Han characterEdit

(radical 169 +0, 8 strokes, cangjie input 日弓 (AN), four-corner 77777, composition𠁣𠃛)

Derived charactersEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • KangXi: page 1329, character 53
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 41208
  • Dae Jaweon: page 1833, character 38
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 7, page 4281, character 1
  • Unihan data for U+9580

ChineseEdit

trad.
simp.
alt. forms 𨳇

Glyph originEdit

Historical forms of the character
Oracle bone script Bronze inscriptions Large seal script Small seal script

Pictogram (象形): a gate

PronunciationEdit



Rime
Character
Reading # 1/1
Initial () (4)
Final () (55)
Tone (調) Level (Ø)
Openness (開合) Closed
Division () I
Fanqie
Reconstructions
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
/muən/
Pan
Wuyun
/muon/
Shao
Rongfen
/muən/
Edwin
Pulleyblank
/mwən/
Li
Rong
/muən/
Wang
Li
/muən/
Bernard
Karlgren
/muən/
Expected
Mandarin
Reflex
mén
Baxter-Sagart system 1.1 (2014)
Character
Reading # 1/1
Modern
Beijing
(Pinyin)
mén
Middle
Chinese
‹ mwon ›
Old
Chinese
/*mˤə[r]/
English gate, door

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 # 1/1
No. 8960
Phonetic
component
Rime
group
Rime
subdivision
1
Corresponding
MC rime
Old
Chinese
/*mɯːn/

DefinitionsEdit

  1. gate, door, entrance, opening
  2. valve, switch
  3. way of doing something, knack
    /   ―  mén  ―  way of doing something
  4. family
  5. (religious) sect, school of thought
    /   ―  mén  ―  Buddhism
  6. class, category
  7. Classifier for lessons, subjects, branches of technology and languages.  all nouns using this classifier
  8. Classifier for large guns.
  9. A surname​.

CompoundsEdit


JapaneseEdit

Ryakuji for . Compare derived ryakuji for and , and simplified .

KanjiEdit

(grade 2 “Kyōiku” kanji)

ReadingsEdit

CompoundsEdit

Etymology 1Edit

Kanji in this term
もん
Grade: 2
on'yomi
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Particularly: “from Middle Chinese ‎(mwon, gate)?”

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

‎(hiragana もん, romaji mon)

  1. gate

Etymology 2Edit

Kanji in this term
かど
Grade: 2
kun'yomi
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PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

‎(hiragana かど, romaji kado)

  1. gate

ReferencesEdit

  1. 1.0 1.1 1998, NHK日本語発音アクセント辞典 (NHK Japanese Pronunciation Accent Dictionary) (in Japanese), Tōkyō: NHK, ISBN 978-4-14-011112-3

KoreanEdit

HanjaEdit

‎(mun)
Eumhun:

  • Sound (hangeul): ()
  • Name (hangeul):  (revised: mun, McCune-Reischauer: mun, Yale: mwun)
  1. gate, door, gateway, portal

VietnameseEdit

Han characterEdit

(môn, món, mon, cao)

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