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TranslingualEdit

EtymologyEdit

Phono-semantic compound (形聲, OC *ɡʷraːn): semantic  ‎(hair) + phonetic  ‎(OC *ɡʷeŋ)

Han characterEdit

(radical 190 +13, 23 strokes, cangjie input 尸竹田中女 (SHWLV), four-corner 72732)

  1. dress hair in coiled knot
  2. maid

ReferencesEdit

  • KangXi: page 1456, character 54
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 45596
  • Dae Jaweon: page 1988, character 18
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 7, page 4536, character 9
  • Unihan data for U+9B1F

CantoneseEdit

HanziEdit

‎(Yale waan4)

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JapaneseEdit

KanjiEdit

(uncommon “Hyōgai” kanji)

  1. dress hair in coiled knot, in which Japanese men in Kofun and Asuka period wore their hair.

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KoreanEdit

HanjaEdit

‎(hwan) (hangeul , revised hwan, McCune-Reischauer hwan, Yale hwan)

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MandarinEdit

HanziEdit

‎(Pinyin huán (huan2), Wade-Giles huan2)

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