U+9621, 阡
CJK UNIFIED IDEOGRAPH-9621

[U+9620]
CJK Unified Ideographs
[U+9622]

Translingual

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Han character

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(Kangxi radical 170, +3, 6 strokes, cangjie input 弓中竹十 (NLHJ), four-corner 72240, composition )

  1. footpaths between fields
  2. paths

References

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  • Kangxi Dictionary: page 1345, character 16
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 41548
  • Dae Jaweon: page 1847, character 33
  • Hanyu Da Zidian (first edition): volume 6, page 4115, character 9
  • Unihan data for U+9621

Chinese

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simp. and trad.

Glyph origin

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Historical forms of the character
Shuowen Jiezi (compiled in Han) Liushutong (compiled in Ming)
Small seal script Transcribed ancient scripts
   

Phono-semantic compound (形聲形声, OC *sn̥ʰiːn) : semantic (soil mountain) + phonetic (OC *sn̥ʰiːn).

Pronunciation

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Rime
Character
Reading # 1/1
Initial () (14)
Final () (85)
Tone (調) Level (Ø)
Openness (開合) Open
Division () IV
Fanqie
Baxter tshen
Reconstructions
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
/t͡sʰen/
Pan
Wuyun
/t͡sʰen/
Shao
Rongfen
/t͡sʰɛn/
Edwin
Pulleyblank
/t͡sʰɛn/
Li
Rong
/t͡sʰen/
Wang
Li
/t͡sʰien/
Bernard
Karlgren
/t͡sʰien/
Expected
Mandarin
Reflex
qiān
Expected
Cantonese
Reflex
cin1
BaxterSagart system 1.1 (2014)
Character
Reading # 1/1
Modern
Beijing
(Pinyin)
qiān
Middle
Chinese
‹ tshen ›
Old
Chinese
/*[tsʰ]ˁi[n]/
English N-S path between fields

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. 10795
Phonetic
component
Rime
group
Rime
subdivision
1
Corresponding
MC rime
Old
Chinese
/*sn̥ʰiːn/

Definitions

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  1. (literary) footpath between fields going north to south
    Coordinate term: ()

Compounds

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Japanese

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Kanji

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(Hyōgai kanji)

  1. (financial, archaic) thousand

Readings

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Korean

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Hanja

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(cheon) (hangeul , revised cheon, McCune–Reischauer ch'ŏn, Yale chen)

  1. This term needs a translation to English. Please help out and add a translation, then remove the text {{rfdef}}.

Vietnamese

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Han character

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: Hán Việt readings: thiên[1][2][3][4][5]
: Nôm readings: thiên[1][2]

  1. chữ Hán form of thiên (bank of a rice paddy).

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