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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

Cantonese[edit]

Hanzi[edit]

(traditional , Jyutping soeng1, Yale seung1)

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Japanese[edit]

Noun[edit]

(hiragana ふた, romaji futa)

  1. set of two, pair

Kanji[edit]

(common “Jōyō” kanji)

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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

Korean[edit]

Hanja[edit]

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

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Mandarin[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Hanzi[edit]

(traditional , Pinyin shuāng (shuang1), Wade-Giles shuang1)

Classifier[edit]

(simplified, Pinyin shuāng, traditional )

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

Adjective[edit]

(simplified, Pinyin shuāng, traditional )

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

Antonyms[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

(simplified, Pinyin shuāng, traditional )

  1. A surname​. Shuang

Compounds[edit]