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See also:
U+9C57, 鱗
CJK UNIFIED IDEOGRAPH-9C57

[U+9C56]
CJK Unified Ideographs
[U+9C58]

TranslingualEdit

Glyph originEdit

Characters in the same phonetic series () (Zhengzhang, 2003) 
Old Chinese
*rriːn, *rin
*renʔ
*riːn
*rin, *rins
*rin
*rin, *rins
*rin, *rinʔ
*rin, *rins
*rin, *rins
*rin, *rins
*rin
*rin
*rin
*rin
*rin, *rins
*rin, *reːŋ
*rin
*rin, *rins, *reːŋ
*rin
*rinʔ
*rinʔ, *rins
*rinʔ, *rins
*rins
*rins
*rins

Phono-semantic compound (形聲, OC *rin): semantic  (fish) + phonetic  (OC *rins).

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

trad.
simp.
 
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PronunciationEdit


Note:
  • lân - colloquial;
  • lîn - literary.
Note:
  • lang5 - vernacular;
  • ling5 - literary.
  • Wu

  • Rime
    Character
    Reading # 1/1
    Initial () (37)
    Final () (43)
    Tone (調) Level (Ø)
    Openness (開合) Open
    Division () III
    Fanqie
    Reconstructions
    Zhengzhang
    Shangfang
    /liɪn/
    Pan
    Wuyun
    /lin/
    Shao
    Rongfen
    /ljen/
    Edwin
    Pulleyblank
    /lin/
    Li
    Rong
    /liĕn/
    Wang
    Li
    /lĭĕn/
    Bernard
    Karlgren
    /li̯ĕn/
    Expected
    Mandarin
    Reflex
    lín
    BaxterSagart system 1.1 (2014)
    Character
    Reading # 1/1
    Modern
    Beijing
    (Pinyin)
    lín
    Middle
    Chinese
    ‹ lin ›
    Old
    Chinese
    /*C.r[ə][n]/
    English 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
    Reading # 1/1
    No. 8202
    Phonetic
    component
    Rime
    group
    Rime
    subdivision
    1
    Corresponding
    MC rime
    Old
    Chinese
    /*rin/

    DefinitionsEdit

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

    CompoundsEdit

    ReferencesEdit


    JapaneseEdit

    KanjiEdit

    (“Jinmeiyō” kanji used for names)

    1. scales
    2. scaly

    ReadingsEdit

    • Go-on: りん (rin)
    • Kan-on: りん (rin)
    • Kun: うろこ (uroko, )

    CompoundsEdit

     
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    Etymology 1Edit

    Kanji in this term
    うろこ
    Jinmeiyō
    kun’yomi

    From iroko.

    PronunciationEdit

    NounEdit

    (hiragana うろこ, rōmaji 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)

    NounEdit

    (hiragana いろこ, rōmaji 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): [ɯ̟ᵝɾo̞kɯ̟ᵝzɨᵝ]

    NounEdit

    (hiragana うろくず, rōmaji 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): [iɾo̞kɯ̟ᵝzɨᵝ]

    NounEdit

    (hiragana いろくず, rōmaji 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, rōmaji 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, rōmaji 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, rōmaji -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
    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

    KoreanEdit

    HanjaEdit

    (eumhun 비늘 (bineul rin), South Korea 비늘 (bineul in))

    1. scale (of fish or reptiles)

    KunigamiEdit

    EtymologyEdit

    Cognate with mainland Japanese (uroko).

    KanjiEdit

    NounEdit

    (hiragana いりちー, romaji irichī)

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

    OkinawanEdit

    EtymologyEdit

    Cognate with mainland Japanese (uroko).

    KanjiEdit

    NounEdit

    (hiragana いりち, romaji irichi)

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

    VietnameseEdit

    Han characterEdit

    (lân)

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