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Translingual[edit]

Han character[edit]

(radical 6 +5, 6 strokes, cangjie input 弓尸木 (NSD))

  1. dispute, fight
  2. contend
  3. strive

References[edit]

  • KangXi: not present, would follow page 137, character 30
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 236
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 1, page 324, character 12
  • Unihan data for U+4E89

Chinese[edit]

simpl.
trad.

Pronunciation[edit]


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

Initial: 莊 (18)
Final: 耕
Division: II

Openness: Open
Tone: Level (Ø)

Fanqie: 側莖切
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
Bernard
Karlgren
Li
Rong
Pan
Wuyun
Edwin
Pulleyblank
Wang
Li
Shao
Rongfen
/t͡ʃɣɛŋ/ /ʈ͡ʂæŋ/ /t͡ʃɛŋ/ /ʈ͡ʂɯæŋ/ /ʈ͡ʂəɨjŋ/ /t͡ʃæŋ/ /t͡ʃɐŋ/
Old Chinese pronunciation (, reconstructed)
Baxter-Sagart system 1.1 (2014)
Character Modern Beijing
(Pinyin)
Middle Chinese Old Chinese English
zhēng ‹ tsreang › /*[ts]ˤreŋ (~ *m-tsˤreŋ or *məә- tsˤreŋ)/ strife, quarrel

Notes for Old Chinese notations in the Baxter-Sagart system:

  • Parentheses "()" indicate uncertain presence;
  • Square brackets "[]" indicate uncertain identity, e.g. *[t] as coda may in fact be *-t or *-p;
  • Angle brackets "<>" indicate infix;
  • Hyphen "-" indicates morpheme boundary;
  • Period "." indicates syllable boundary.
Zhengzhang system (2003)
Character No. Phonetic
component
Rime
group
Rime
subdivision
Corresponding
MC rime
Old Chinese Notes
17142 0 /*ʔsreːŋ/

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Japanese[edit]

Kanji[edit]

(grade 4 “Kyōiku” kanji)

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