See also: and
U+9854, 顔
CJK UNIFIED IDEOGRAPH-9854

[U+9853]
CJK Unified Ideographs
[U+9855]

TranslingualEdit

Traditional
Shinjitai
Simplified
Stroke order (Japan)
 

Han characterEdit

(radical 181, +9, 18 strokes, cangjie input XXX卜竹 (XXXYH) or 卜竹一月金 (YHMBC), composition)

Related charactersEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • KangXi: not present, would follow page 1407, character 17
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 43591
  • Dae Jaweon: page 1925, character 1
  • Hanyu Da Zidian (first edition): volume 7, page 4383, character 9
  • Unihan data for U+9854

Usage notesEdit

This character is the preferred form used in Japan, Korea, Vietnam as well as mainland China (when used as a traditional character).


ChineseEdit

Glyph originEdit

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

Variant form of ().

DefinitionsEdit

For pronunciation and definitions of – see (“forehead, especially the glabellar area; face; etc.”).
(This character, , is a variant traditional form of .)

Usage notesEdit

This character is considered the traditional form of in mainland China based on the standardized form of characters (Xin Zixing) in use since 1965.


JapaneseEdit

KanjiEdit

(grade 2 “Kyōiku” kanji)

  1. face
  2. expression

ReadingsEdit

CompoundsEdit

Etymology 1Edit

Kanji in this term
かお
Grade: 2
kun’yomi

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

(かお) (kaoかほ (kafo)? (kyūjitai )

  1. a person's face
  2. a person's reputation
DescendantsEdit
  • Korean: 가오 (gao, face; reputation)

Etymology 2Edit

Kanji in this term
がん
Grade: 2
on’yomi

From Middle Chinese (MC ŋˠan).

PronunciationEdit

AffixEdit

(がん) (gan (kyūjitai )

  1. look; face; expression
  2. color

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ 1974, 新明解国語辞典 (Shin Meikai Kokugo Jiten), Second Edition (in Japanese), Tōkyō: Sanseidō
  2. ^ 1998, NHK日本語発音アクセント辞典 (NHK Japanese Pronunciation Accent Dictionary) (in Japanese), Tōkyō: NHK, →ISBN

KoreanEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Middle Chinese (MC ŋˠan). Recorded as Middle Korean  (Yale: an) in Hunmong Jahoe (訓蒙字會 / 훈몽자회), 1527.

HanjaEdit

Korean Wikisource has texts containing the hanja:

Wikisource

(eumhun 얼굴 (eolgul an))

  1. Hanja form? of (face).

CompoundsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • 국제퇴계학회 대구경북지부 (國際退溪學會 大邱慶北支部) (2007). Digital Hanja Dictionary, 전자사전/電子字典. [1]

VietnameseEdit

Han characterEdit

: Hán Nôm readings: nhan, nhăn

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