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Translingual[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Phono-semantic compound (形聲): phonetic  + semantic  (person)

Originally a surname, then used as a simplified substitute for the homophonous character .

Han character[edit]

(radical 10 +8, 10 strokes, cangjie input 火月口竹山 (FBRHU), four-corner 90216)

  1. political party, gang, faction

References[edit]

  • KangXi: page 125, character 18
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 1381
  • Dae Jaweon: page 265, character 23
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 1, page 273, character 11
  • Unihan data for U+515A

Cantonese[edit]

Hanzi[edit]

(traditional , Jyutping dong2, Yale dong2)

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Japanese[edit]

Kanji[edit]

(grade 6 “Kyōiku” kanjishinjitai kanji, kyūjitai form )

Readings[edit]

Kanji in this term
とう
Grade: 6
on'yomi

Noun[edit]

(shinjitai kanji, kyūjitai kanji , hiragana とう, romaji )

  1. political party

(hiragana たむら, romaji tamura)

  1. Alternative form of .

Suffix[edit]

(shinjitai kanji, kyūjitai kanji , hiragana とう, romaji -tō)

  1. political party

Korean[edit]

Hanja[edit]

(dang) (hangeul , revised dang, McCune-Reischauer tang)

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Mandarin[edit]

Hanzi[edit]

(traditional , Pinyin dǎng (dang3), Wade-Giles tang3)

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