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When one subtracts from life infancy (which is vegetation), sleep, eating and swilling, buttoning and unbuttoning—how much remains of downright existence? The summer of a dormouse.
Lord Byron
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Han character

(radical 162 +2, 6 strokes, cangjie input 卜尸竹 (YSH))

  1. edge, margin, side, border

References

  • KangXi: not present, would follow page 1253, character 13
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 38710
  • Dae Jaweon: page 1735, character 9
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: not present, would follow volume 6, page 3815, character 5
  • Unihan data for U+8FBA

Japanese

Kanji

(grade 4 kanji)

Readings

Compounds

Noun

(hiragana へん, romaji hen)

  1. (colloquial) place
    • そのいるはずだ。
    • kare wa sono henni iru hazuda.
    • He must be there or somewhere.
  2. (geometry) the joining line between two vertices of a polygon; edge, [side]
  3. (graph theory) any of the connected pairs of the vertices in a graph; edge

Korean

Hanja

(hangeul , revised byeon, McCune-Reischauer pyŏn, Yale pyen)


Mandarin

Hanzi

(pinyin biān (bian1), (ta4), (ti4), Wade-Giles pien1, t'a4, t'i4)

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