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Translingual[edit]

Stroke order
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Etymology[edit]

Ideogrammic compound (會意):  + .

Han character[edit]

(radical 10 +3, 5 strokes, cangjie input 口竹山 (RHU), four-corner 60210, composition)

  1. elder brother

Derived characters[edit]

Related characters[edit]

References[edit]

  • KangXi: page 123, character 9
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 1343
  • Dae Jaweon: page 259, character 3
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 1, page 266, character 4
  • Unihan data for U+5144

Cantonese[edit]

Hanzi[edit]

(Jyutping hing1, Yale hing1)


Japanese[edit]

Kanji[edit]

(grade 2 “Kyōiku” kanji)

  1. elder brother

Readings[edit]

Compounds[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

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Noun[edit]

(hiragana あに, romaji ani)

  1. one's own elder brother
Synonyms[edit]
Idioms[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

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Noun[edit]

(hiragana , romaji e)

  1. an elder sibling

Etymology 3[edit]

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Noun[edit]

(hiragana , romaji se)

  1. a woman's brother
  2. a woman's lover or husband
Derived terms[edit]

Etymology 4[edit]

Compound of ko (child) + no (genitive case marker) + kami (upper).

Noun[edit]

(hiragana このかみ, romaji konokami)

  1. an elder sibling

Korean[edit]

Hanja[edit]

(hyeong, hwang)
Eumhun:

  • Sound (hangeul): [[, ]] (revised: hyeong, hwang, McCune-Reischauer: hyŏng, hwang, Yale: hyeng, hwang)
  • Name (hangeul): [[, 두려워하다]] (revised: hyeong, duryeowohada, McCune-Reischauer: hyŏng, turyŏwŏhada, Yale: hyeng, twuryewehata)
  1. elder brother
  2. fear, dread, be afraid of, stand in fear of, be frightened at, have a horror of

Mandarin[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Hanzi[edit]

(Pinyin xiōng (xiong1), Wade-Giles hsiung1)

Compounds[edit]


Vietnamese[edit]

Han character[edit]

(huynh)