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Translingual[edit]

Han character[edit]

(radical 1 +2, 3 strokes, cangjie input 十大 (JK), four-corner 50000)

  1. unit of length equal to 3.3 meters
  2. gentleman, man, husband
  3. (archaic) 2.31 meters (during the Han Dynasty)

References[edit]

  • KangXi: page 76, character 4
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 11
  • Dae Jaweon: page 137, character 8
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 1, page 9, character 2
  • Unihan data for U+4E08

See also[edit]


Chinese[edit]

simpl. and trad.

Pronunciation[edit]


Middle Chinese pronunciation (, reconstructed)
Character (丈), Pronunciation (1/1)

Initial: 澄 (11)
Final: 陽
Division: III

Openness: Open
Tone: Rising (X)

Fanqie: 直兩切
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
Bernard
Karlgren
Li
Rong
Pan
Wuyun
Edwin
Pulleyblank
Wang
Li
Shao
Rongfen
/ɖɨɐŋX/ /ȡʱi̯aŋX/ /ȡiaŋX/ /ɖiɐŋX/ /ɖɨaŋX/ /ȡĭaŋX/ /ȡiɑŋX/
Old Chinese pronunciation (, reconstructed)
Baxter-Sagart system (2011)
Character Modern Beijing
(Pinyin)
Middle Chinese Old Chinese English
zhàng ‹ drjangX › /*draŋʔ {*[d]raŋʔ}/ ten feet
Zhengzhang system (2003)
Character No. Phonetic
component
Rime
group
Rime
subdivision
Corresponding
MC rime
Old Chinese Notes
16836 0 /*daŋʔ/

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Japanese[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

/take2/: [takye] → [take]. Cognate with taka (height), takai (high), and takeru (to be high).

Noun[edit]

(hiragana たけ, romaji take)

  1. height
    • 970-999: Utsubo Monogatari (Toshikage)
      [...] いひ教ふる事もなくておほしたつるに、年にもあはず、たかく心かしこし。

Particle[edit]

(hiragana だけ, romaji dake)

  1. only, limit
    ローマ字辞書
    ローマじだけじしょ
    Rōmaji dake no jisho.
    A rōmaji-only dictionary.
    寝たい寝ていい
    ねたいだけねていい
    Netai dake nete ii.
    You can sleep as much as you want.

Usage notes[edit]

  • The Kanji reading is rarely used.

Proper noun[edit]

(hiragana じょう, romaji )

  1. A male given name

Kanji[edit]

(common “Jōyō” kanji)

Readings[edit]

Compounds[edit]

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Korean[edit]

Hanja[edit]

(jang)
Eumhun:

  • Sound (hangeul):  (revised: jang, McCune-Reischauer: chang, Yale: cang)
  • Name (hangeul): 어른 (revised: eoleun, McCune-Reischauer: ǒrǔn)
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Middle Chinese[edit]

Han character[edit]

(*djhiɑ̌ng djhiɑ̌ng)

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Vietnamese[edit]

Han character[edit]

(trượng)

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