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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]


Cantonese[edit]

Hanzi[edit]

(Jyutping zoeng6, Yale jeung6)


Hakka[edit]

Hanzi[edit]

(POJ chhòng, Guangdong tsh'ong5 [Meixian], ch'ong6 [Hailu], ts'ong5 [Siyan, Hong Kong], ts'ong3 [Bao'an, Dongguan], ch'ong5 [Kwangtung], Hagfa Pinyim cong1, cong4)

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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
    ローマ字だけ辞書
    ローマじだけじしょ
    Rōmaji dake no jisho.
    A rōmaji-only dictionary.
    寝たいだけ寝ていい
    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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Mandarin[edit]

Hanzi[edit]

(Pinyin zhàng (zhang4), Wade-Giles chang4)


Middle Chinese[edit]

Han character[edit]

(*djhiɑ̌ng djhiɑ̌ng)


Min Nan[edit]

Hanzi[edit]

(POJ tiōng, tiūnn, tn̄g)

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Vietnamese[edit]

Han character[edit]

(trượng)