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Stroke order
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Han character

(radical 51 +3, 6 strokes, cangjie input 人手 (OQ), four-corner 80500)

  1. year
  2. new year
  3. person's age

References

  • KangXi: page 340, character 1
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 9168
  • Dae Jaweon: page 648, character 2
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 1, page 37, character 6
  • Unihan data for U+5E74

Cantonese

Hanzi

(Yale nin4)


Japanese

Kanji

(grade 1 kanji)

Readings

Noun

(hiragana とし, romaji toshi)

  1. a year
  2. age

Suffix

(hiragana ねん, romaji nen)

  1. a grade
    かれはちゅうがくにねんだ。
    kare wa chūgaku ni nen da
    He's in the second grade in junior high school.
  2. a year
    • 2008を建設し始めるようだ。
    にせんはちねんにはしをけんせつしはじめるようだ。
    ni sen hachi nen ni hashi wo kensetsushi hajimeru yōda
    They seem to be going to start constructing the bridge in (the year) 2008.

Counter

(hiragana ねん, romaji nen)

  1. years (duration)

Compounds


Korean

Hanja


Eumhun:

  • Sound (hangeul): () (revised: nyeon(yeon), McCune-Reischauer: nyŏn(yŏn), Yale: nyen(nyen))
  • Name (hangeul): 해 (revised: hae, McCune-Reischauer: hae, Yale: hay)
  1. year

Counter

  1. year

Compounds


Mandarin

Pronunciation

Hanzi

(pinyin nián (nian2), Wade-Giles nien2)

Compounds


Vietnamese

Han character

(niên, nên, năm)

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