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Translingual[edit]

Stroke order
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Stroke order
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Etymology[edit]

Ideogrammic compound (會意): 𠔼 (twice) +  (mouth) together.

Han character[edit]

(radical 30 +3, 6 strokes, cangjie input 月一口 (BMR), four-corner 77220, composition)

  1. same, similar
  2. together with

Derived characters[edit]

Descendants[edit]

References[edit]

  • KangXi: page 175, character 6
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 3294
  • Dae Jaweon: page 389, character 6
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 1, page 578, character 1
  • Unihan data for U+540C

Chinese[edit]

simpl.
trad. 同/

Pronunciation[edit]


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

Initial: 定 (7)
Final: 東
Division: I

Openness: Open
Tone: Level (Ø)

Fanqie: 徒紅切
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
Bernard
Karlgren
Li
Rong
Pan
Wuyun
Edwin
Pulleyblank
Wang
Li
Shao
Rongfen
/duŋ/ /dʱuŋ/ /duŋ/ /duŋ/ /dəwŋ/ /duŋ/ /duŋ/
Old Chinese pronunciation (, reconstructed)
Baxter-Sagart system 1.1 (2014)
Character Modern Beijing
(Pinyin)
Middle Chinese Old Chinese English
tóng ‹ duwng › /*lˤoŋ/ together, join

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
12446 0 /*doːŋ/ 甲金文象有節筒管與口協合,如此方能音律諧和,爲筒(簫)初文

Compounds[edit]


Japanese[edit]

Kanji[edit]

(grade 2 “Kyōiku” kanji)

Readings[edit]

Prefix[edit]

(hiragana どう, romaji dō-)

  1. same, similar
  2. together with

Korean[edit]

Hanja[edit]

(dong) (hangeul , revised dong, McCune-Reischauer tong)

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Vietnamese[edit]

Han character[edit]

(đồng), đùng, đang

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Readings[edit]

References[edit]

  • Thiều Chửu : Hán Việt Tự Điển Hà Nội 1942
  • Trần Văn Chánh: Từ Điển Hán Việt NXB Trẻ, Ho Chi Minh Ville, 1999
  • Vũ Văn Kính: Đại Tự Điển Chữ Nôm , NXB Văn Nghệ, Ho Chi Minh Ville, 1999