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TranslingualEdit

EtymologyEdit

Phono-semantic compound (形聲): semantic  ‎(fish) + phonetic 

Han characterEdit

(radical 195 +12, 23 strokes, cangjie input 弓火火木手 (NFFDQ), four-corner 29359, composition)

ReferencesEdit

  • KangXi: page 1478, character 22
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 46502
  • Dae Jaweon: page 2010, character 1
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 7, page 4715, character 1
  • Unihan data for U+9C57

ChineseEdit

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PronunciationEdit


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

Initial: (37)
Final:
Division: III

Openness: Open
Tone: Level (Ø)

Fanqie:
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/liɪn/ /li̯ĕn/ /liĕn/ /lin/ /lin/ /lĭĕn/ /ljen/
Old Chinese pronunciation (, reconstructed)
Baxter-Sagart system 1.1 (2014)
Character Modern Beijing
(Pinyin)
Middle Chinese Old Chinese English
lín ‹ lin › /*C.r[ə][n]/ scale of fish or reptile

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
8202 1 /*rin/

NounEdit

  1. scale (of a fish, reptile, etc)

ReferencesEdit


JapaneseEdit

KanjiEdit

(“Jinmeiyō” kanji used for names)

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ReadingsEdit

CompoundsEdit

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Etymology 1Edit

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Kanji in this term
うろこ
Jinmeiyō
kun'yomi

From iroko.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

‎(hiragana うろこ, romaji uroko)

  1. scale (of a fish, reptile, etc)
  2. serif (of a minchō typeface)
See alsoEdit
  • セリフ ‎(serifu): serif (of a Western typeface)

Etymology 2Edit

Kanji in this term
いろこ
Jinmeiyō
Irregular

PronunciationEdit

  • (Irregular reading)
  • IPA(key): [iɺ̠o̞ko̞]

NounEdit

‎(hiragana いろこ, romaji iroko)

  1. scale (of a fish, reptile, etc)
  2. scaled animal
  3. dandruff

Etymology 3Edit

Kanji in this term
うろくず
Jinmeiyō
Irregular

From irokuzu.

PronunciationEdit

  • (Irregular reading)
  • IPA(key): [ɯᵝɺ̠o̞kɯᵝzɯᵝ]

NounEdit

‎(hiragana うろくず, romaji urokuzu, historical hiragana うろくづ)

  1. scale of a fish
  2. fish

Etymology 4Edit

Kanji in this term
いろくず
Jinmeiyō
Irregular

PronunciationEdit

  • (Irregular reading)
  • IPA(key): [iɺ̠o̞kɯᵝzɯᵝ]

NounEdit

‎(hiragana いろくず, romaji irokuzu, historical hiragana いろくづ)

  1. scale (of a fish, reptile, etc)
  2. scaled animal

Etymology 5Edit

Kanji in this term
こけ
Jinmeiyō
Irregular

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

‎(hiragana こけ, romaji koke)

  1. scale (of a fish, reptile, etc)

Etymology 6Edit

Kanji in this term
こけら
Jinmeiyō
Irregular

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

‎(hiragana こけら, romaji kokera)

  1. scale (of a fish, reptile, etc)

Etymology 7Edit

Kanji in this term
りん
Jinmeiyō
on'yomi

From Middle Chinese ‎(lin).

PronunciationEdit

CounterEdit

‎(hiragana りん, romaji -rin)

  1. counter for scales of a fish
  2. counter for fish

ReferencesEdit

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 2006, 大辞林 (Daijirin), Third Edition (in Japanese), Tōkyō: Sanseidō, ISBN 4-385-13905-9
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 2.3 1998, NHK日本語発音アクセント辞典 (NHK Japanese Pronunciation Accent Dictionary) (in Japanese), Tōkyō: NHK, ISBN 978-4-14-011112-3

KoreanEdit

HanjaEdit

‎(rin, in) (hangeul , , revised rin, in, McCune-Reischauer rin, in, Yale lin, in)

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KunigamiEdit

KanjiEdit

‎(hiragana いりちー, romaji irichī)

EtymologyEdit

Cognate with mainland Japanese ‎(uroko).

NounEdit

‎(hiragana いりちー, romaji irichī)

  1. scale (of a fish, reptile, etc)
  2. dandruff

OkinawanEdit

KanjiEdit

‎(hiragana いりち, romaji irichi)

EtymologyEdit

Cognate with mainland Japanese ‎(uroko).

NounEdit

‎(hiragana いりち, romaji irichi)

  1. scale (of a fish, reptile, etc)
  2. dandruff

VietnameseEdit

Han characterEdit

(lân)

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