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Translingual[edit]

Stroke order
京-bw.png

Han character[edit]

(radical 8 +6, 8 strokes, cangjie input 卜口火 (YRF), four-corner 00906, composition)

  1. capital city
  2. 10 quadrillions or 10 millions (1016)

References[edit]

  • KangXi: page 88, character 19
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 299
  • Dae Jaweon: page 187, character 11
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 1, page 284, character 6
  • Unihan data for U+4EAC

See also[edit]

  • Chinese Numeral
    • Last:
    • Next: Larger numeral exists but not used anymore. ()

Chinese[edit]

simpl. and trad.

Pronunciation[edit]


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

Initial: 見 (28)
Final: 庚
Division: III

Openness: Open
Tone: Level (Ø)

Fanqie: 舉卿切
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
Bernard
Karlgren
Li
Rong
Pan
Wuyun
Edwin
Pulleyblank
Wang
Li
Shao
Rongfen
/kɣiæŋ/ /ki̯ɐŋ/ /kiɐŋ/ /kɯiaŋ/ /kiajŋ/ /kĭɐŋ/ /kiaŋ/
Old Chinese pronunciation (, reconstructed)
Baxter-Sagart system 1.1 (2014)
Character Modern Beijing
(Pinyin)
Middle Chinese Old Chinese English
jīng ‹ kjaeng › /*[k]raŋ/ hill; capital city

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
6828 0 /*kraŋ/

Definitions[edit]

  1. artificial mound (original meaning)
  2. capital (city)
  3. (abbreviation) Beijing (北京)

Compounds[edit]


Japanese[edit]

Kanji[edit]

(grade 2 “Kyōiku” kanji)

  1. capital city
  2. ten quadrillion

Readings[edit]

Compounds[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

/kyau/ > /kyoː/.

Noun[edit]

(hiragana きょう, romaji kyō, historical hiragana きやう)

  1. capital (city)
  2. (abbreviation) Tokyo (東京, Tōkyō)
  3. (abbreviation) Kyoto (京都, Kyōto)

Etymology 2[edit]

Compound of miya (imperial palace) and ko (place).

Noun[edit]

(hiragana みやこ, romaji miyako)

  1. the place where the emperor resides
  2. a city that acts as an economic and political center; capital
  3. metropolis

Etymology 3[edit]

Number[edit]

(けい, kei)

  1. 10,000,000,000,000,000, 1016, (US) ten quadrillion, (UK) ten thousand billion

Korean[edit]

Hanja[edit]

(gyeong) (hangeul , revised gyeong, McCune-Reischauer kyŏng, Yale kyeng)

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Compounds[edit]

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Vietnamese[edit]

Han character[edit]

(kinh)

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