崑 - Dong Chinese dictionary

kūn

Kunlun mountains in Jiang Su province.

Phonosemantic compound. represents the meaning and represents the sound.

Components
山 meaning component

  Meaning component

shān

  

mountain

昆 sound component

  Sound component

kūn

  

elder brother

Evolution

崑 Seal script Shuowen (~100 AD)

Seal script

Shuowen (~100 AD)
崑 Regular script Modern

Regular script

Modern
Definitions

 

kūn

Kunlun mountains in Jiang Su province.

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kūn

used in place names, notably Kunlun Mountains 崑崙|昆仑[Kūn​lún]; (also used for transliteration)

Most common words with 崑
Freq.
Word
Meaning

昆虫

insect

昆明

Kunming prefecture-level city and capital of Yunnan province in southwest China

descendant

昆仑

Kunlun (Karakorum) mountain range in Xinjiang

昆明市

Kunming, prefecture-level city and capital of Yunnan province in southwest China