rùn leap

Made up of [ mén entrance; gate radical 169, jade radical 96]
Alternative traditional form of character:


Originally represented an extra gate into the city with modern 'precious' association with jade, gives the meaning 'surplus' and in particular the extra leap month inserted in the traditional calendar

Related characters

Using mén : mén (s) wèn (ask) wén (to hear) xián (to stay idle) jiàn (gap)
Using : quán (all) zhǔ (owner) zhù (to live) wán (toy) lǐ (texture) xiàn (to appear)

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