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Translingual[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Pictogram (象形) – a square well, with supports on four sides. Compare .

Han character[edit]

(radical 7 +2, 4 strokes, cangjie input 廿廿 (TT), four-corner 55000)

  1. well, mineshaft, pit
  2. 48th hexagram of the I Ching

Synonyms[edit]

Descendants[edit]

References[edit]

  • KangXi: page 86, character 14
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 258
  • Dae Jaweon: page 183, character 1
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 1, page 10, character 4
  • Unihan data for U+4E95

Chinese[edit]

simpl. and trad.

Pronunciation[edit]


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

Initial: 精 (13)
Final: 清
Division: III

Openness: Open
Tone: Rising (X)

Fanqie: 子郢切
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
Bernard
Karlgren
Li
Rong
Pan
Wuyun
Edwin
Pulleyblank
Wang
Li
Shao
Rongfen
/t͡siᴇŋX/ /t͡si̯ɛŋX/ /t͡siɛŋX/ /t͡siɛŋX/ /t͡siajŋX/ /t͡sĭɛŋX/ /t͡siæŋX/
Old Chinese pronunciation (, reconstructed)
Baxter-Sagart system 1.1 (2014)
Character Modern Beijing
(Pinyin)
Middle Chinese Old Chinese English
jǐng ‹ tsjengX › /*C.tseŋʔ/ well (n.)

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
6852 0 /*skeŋʔ/ 丼注今體甲金文爲型初文

References[edit]


Japanese[edit]

A well (井, 丼)

Kanji[edit]

(common “Jōyō” kanji)

  1. well

Readings[edit]

Compounds[edit]

Etymology[edit]

wi > i.

Noun[edit]

(hiragana , romaji i, historical hiragana )

  1. a well

Derived terms[edit]


Korean[edit]

Hanja[edit]

(jeong) (hangeul , revised jeong, McCune-Reischauer chŏng, Yale ceng)

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Vietnamese[edit]

Han character[edit]

(tỉnh)

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