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Han character

(radical 24 +7, 9 strokes, cangjie input 十月廿十 (JBTJ), four-corner 40227)

  1. south
  2. southern part
  3. southward

References

  • KangXi: page 157, character 5
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 2750
  • Dae Jaweon: page 357, character 8
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 1, page 65, character 2
  • Unihan data for U+5357

Cantonese

Hanzi

(Yale naam4)


Japanese

Kanji

(grade 2 kanji)

Readings

Noun

(hiragana みなみ, romaji minami)

  1. the south

Adnominal

南の(みなみの, minamino)

  1. south; southern; southerly

Compounds

  • 南瓜 (かぼちゃ kabocha)

Korean

Hanja


Eumhun:

  • Sound (hangeul): 남 (revised: nam, McCune-Reischauer: nam, Yale: nam)
  • Name (hangeul): 남녘 (revised: namnyeok, McCune-Reischauer: namnyŏk, Yale: namnyekh)
  1. the south

Mandarin

Pronunciation

Hanzi

(pinyin nán (nan2), (na1), Wade-Giles nan2)

Compounds


Min Nan

Hanzi

(POJ lâm)


Vietnamese

Han character

(nam, South)

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