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Han character

(radical 172 +4, 12 strokes, cangjie input 一人人土 (MOOG), four-corner 71214)

  1. wild goose (as opposed to a domesticated goose, )

References

  • KangXi: page 1364, character 24
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 41960
  • Dae Jaweon: page 1868, character 22
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 6, page 4093, character 2
  • Unihan data for U+96C1

Cantonese

Hanzi

(Yale ngaan6)


Japanese

Kanji

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Korean

Hanja

(hangeul 안, revised an, McCune-Reischauer an, Yale an)

  1. 기러기 (gireogi) wild goose, whose skein or wedge is famous for flying in a wedge form or cuneiform, as opposed to the domesticated goose that would not fly at all.

Derived terms

  • 가안 (, ga-an) literally, house goose or domestic goose.

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Mandarin

Hanzi

(pinyin (ya1), (ya2), yàn (yan4), Wade-Giles ya1, ya2, yen4)

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