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Translingual[edit]

Stroke order
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Etymology[edit]

Simplified from

Han character[edit]

(radical 29 +2, 4 strokes, cangjie input 水水 (EE), X水水 (XEE))

  1. set of two, pair, couple
  2. both
  3. twins

References[edit]

  • KangXi: page 165, character 17
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 3125
  • Dae Jaweon: page 375, character 2
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 1, page 393, character 9
  • Unihan data for U+53CC

Chinese[edit]

simpl.
trad.

Pronunciation[edit]


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

Initial: 生 (21)
Final: 江
Division: II

Openness: Open
Tone: Level (Ø)

Fanqie: 所江切
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
Bernard
Karlgren
Li
Rong
Pan
Wuyun
Edwin
Pulleyblank
Wang
Li
Shao
Rongfen
/ʃɣʌŋ/ /ʂɔŋ/ /ʃɔŋ/ /ʃɯɔŋ/ /ʂaɨwŋ/ /ʃɔŋ/ /ʃɔŋ/
Old Chinese pronunciation (, reconstructed)
Baxter-Sagart system 1.1 (2014)
Character Modern Beijing
(Pinyin)
Middle Chinese Old Chinese English
shuāng ‹ sraewng › /*[s]roŋ/ a pair

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
11932 0 /*sroːŋ/

Classifier[edit]

  1. a pair of
    • [Beijing Mandarin, MSC, trad. and simp.]yī shuāng xié [Pinyin] — a pair of shoes

Adjective[edit]

  1. two-; double; twin
    • 双面 [Beijing Mandarin, MSC, trad. and simp.]shuāngmiàn [Pinyin] — double-sided, two-faced
    • 双向 [Beijing Mandarin, MSC, trad. and simp.]shuāngxiàng [Pinyin] — bidirectional, two-way
  2. (number) even

Proper noun[edit]

  1. A surname​. Shuang

Antonyms[edit]

Compounds[edit]


Kanji[edit]

(common “Jōyō” kanjishinjitai kanji, kyūjitai form )

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Readings[edit]

Compounds[edit]

  • 双子 (futago): twins, a twin
  • 双方 (sōhō): two way, both parties
  • 双葉 (futaba): bud, sprout
  • 双肩 (sōken): shoulders
  • 双頭 (sōtō): double-headed
  • 双璧 (sōheki): pair of bright jewels
Kanji in this term
ふた
Grade: S
kun'yomi

Noun[edit]

(shinjitai kanji, kyūjitai kanji , hiragana ふた, romaji futa)

  1. set of two, pair

Korean[edit]

Hanja[edit]

(ssang) (hangeul , revised ssang, McCune-Reischauer ssang, Yale ssang)

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