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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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Alternative formsEdit

PronunciationEdit


Middle Chinese pronunciation (, reconstructed)
Character (), Pronunciation 1/1

Initial: (31)
Final:
Division: II

Openness: Open
Tone: Level (Ø)

Fanqie:
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
Bernard
Karlgren
Li
Rong
Pan
Wuyun
Edwin
Pulleyblank
Wang
Li
Shao
Rongfen
/ŋɣan/ /ŋan/ /ŋan/ /ŋɯan/ /ŋaɨn/ /ŋan/ /ŋɐn/
Old Chinese pronunciation (, reconstructed)
Baxter-Sagart system 1.1 (2014)
Character Modern Beijing
(Pinyin)
Middle Chinese Old Chinese English
yán ‹ ngæn › /*C.ŋˤrar/ face, forehead
yán ‹ ngæn › /*C.ŋˤrar/ 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 No. Phonetic
component
Rime
group
Rime
subdivision
Corresponding
MC rime
Old Chinese Notes
14405 1 /*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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