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Translingual[edit]

Stroke order
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Han character[edit]

(radical 9 +12, in Chinese 13 strokes, in Japanese 14 strokes, cangjie input 人弓日人 (ONAO), four-corner 27232, composition)

  1. a picture, image, figure
  2. statue
  3. to resemble

References[edit]

  • KangXi: page 116, character 8
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 1084
  • Dae Jaweon: page 247, character 20
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 1, page 213, character 3
  • Unihan data for U+50CF

Chinese[edit]

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simp. and trad.

Pronunciation[edit]


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

Initial: 邪 (17)
Final: 陽
Division: III

Openness: Open
Tone: Rising (X)

Fanqie: 徐兩切
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
Bernard
Karlgren
Li
Rong
Pan
Wuyun
Edwin
Pulleyblank
Wang
Li
Shao
Rongfen
/zɨɐŋX/ /zi̯aŋX/ /ziaŋX/ /ziɐŋX/ /zɨaŋX/ /zĭaŋX/ /ziɑŋX/
Old Chinese pronunciation (, reconstructed)
Baxter-Sagart system 1.1 (2014)
Character Modern Beijing
(Pinyin)
Middle Chinese Old Chinese English
xiàng ‹ zjangX › /*s.[d]aŋʔ/ image; resemble

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
13663 0 /*ljaŋʔ/

Definitions[edit]

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Compounds[edit]


Japanese[edit]

Kanji[edit]

(grade 5 “Kyōiku” kanji)

Readings[edit]

Compounds[edit]

  • 原像 (げんぞう, genzō)
  • 写像 (しゃぞう, shazō)
  • 肖像 (しょうぞう, shōzō)
  • 心像 (しんぞう, shinzō)
  • 神像 (しんぞう, shinzō)
  • 聖像 (せいぞう, seizō)
  • 塑像 (そぞう, sozō)
  • 対像 (たいぞう, taizō)
  • 彫像 (ちょうぞう, chōzō)
  • 銅像 (どうぞう, dōzō)
  • 仏像 (ぶつぞう, butsuzō)
  • 木像 (もくぞう, mokuzō)

Noun[edit]

(hiragana ぞう, romaji )

  1. a form of a thing, including god; a figure; a statue; an idol
  2. an image

Korean[edit]

Hanja[edit]

(sang)
Eumhun:

  • Sound (hangeul):  (revised: sang, McCune-Reischauer: sang, Yale: sang)
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Compounds[edit]


Vietnamese[edit]

Han character[edit]

(tượng)

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