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TranslingualEdit

Traditional
Shinjitai
Simplified

Han characterEdit

(radical 181 +9, 18 strokes, cangjie input X卜竹一月 (XYHMB) or 卜竹一月金 (YHMBC), four-corner 01286, composition)

ReferencesEdit

  • KangXi: page 1407, character 5
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 43591
  • Dae Jaweon: page 1924, character 21
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: not present, would follow volume 7, page 4383, character 10
  • Unihan data for U+984F

ChineseEdit

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simp.

Alternative formsEdit

PronunciationEdit



Rime
Character
Reading # 1/1
Initial () (31)
Final () (69)
Tone (調) Level (Ø)
Openness (開合) Open
Division () II
Fanqie
Reconstructions
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
/ŋɣan/
Pan
Wuyun
/ŋɯan/
Shao
Rongfen
/ŋɐn/
Edwin
Pulleyblank
/ŋaɨn/
Li
Rong
/ŋan/
Wang
Li
/ŋan/
Bernard
Karlgren
/ŋan/
Expected
Mandarin
Reflex
yán
Baxter-Sagart system 1.1 (2014)
Character
Reading # 1/2 2/2
Modern
Beijing
(Pinyin)
yán yán
Middle
Chinese
‹ ngæn › ‹ ngæn ›
Old
Chinese
/*C.ŋˤrar/ /*C.ŋˤrar/
English face, forehead surname

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. 14405
Phonetic
component
Rime
group
Rime
subdivision
1
Corresponding
MC rime
Old
Chinese
/*ŋraːn/

DefinitionsEdit

  1. color
    /   ―  yán  ―  color
  2. face; countenance; facial expression
    /   ―  yánmiàn  ―  face, prestige
    /   ―  róngyán  ―  countenance; looks
  3. prestige, dignity
    /   ―  hòuyán  ―  brazen; shameless
  4. A surname​.

SynonymsEdit

  • (color): ()

Derived termsEdit


JapaneseEdit

KanjiEdit

(uncommon “Hyōgai” kanjikyūjitai kanji, shinjitai form )

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ReadingsEdit


KoreanEdit

HanjaEdit

‎(an) (hangeul , McCune-Reischauer an, Yale an)

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VietnameseEdit

Han characterEdit

(nhan)

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