CHINESE SCRIPT

CHINESE CHARACTER FORMATION & ETYMOLOGY

  

 

 

 

3 strokes ( )

ㄔㄨㄢ1, ㄎㄨㄣ1 (chuan1, kueun1)

chuān, kūn

 

 = stream, river; water; flow; boil => pictographic representation of a river (radical 47) - alternatively the character for river is written , whilst the Han character is written 巜 and pronounced gu (ㄍㄨㄟ4)

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