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Character: "天" | Query method: Match substring
Modern (Beijing) reading: tiān
Preclassic Old Chinese: thīn
Classic Old Chinese: thīn
Western Han Chinese: thjǝ̄n
Eastern Han Chinese: thiǝ̄n
Early Postclassic Chinese: thiēn
Middle Postclassic Chinese: thiēn
Late Postclassic Chinese: thiēn
Middle Chinese: thien
English meaning : sky, Heaven
Russian meaning[s]: 1) небо; небесный; 2) бог, божество; божественный, гениальный; 3) естественный (высший) закон; природа; природный, естественный; натуральный, самобытный; 4) день; сутки; 5) погода, сезон; 6) уст. император; императорский; 7) лоб; клеймить лоб
Comments: Also used for a homonymous *thīn 'to brand the forehead'.
Sino-Tibetan etymology: Sino-Tibetan etymology
Dialectal data: Dialectal data
Radical: 37
Four-angle index: 5031
Karlgren code: 0361 a-c
Go-on: ten
Kan-on: ten
Japanese reading: ten+;ame+;ama+
Vietnamese reading: thiên
Jianchuan Bai: xẽ4
Dali Bai: xe4
Bijiang Bai: xẽ4
Shijing occurrences: 40.1, 40.2, 40.3, 45.1_, 45.2_, 47.2

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