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Translingual[edit]

Han character[edit]

(radical 30 +8, 11 strokes, cangjie input 卜金月口 (YCBR), four-corner 00227, composition ⿱⿱)

  1. commerce, business, trade
  2. second note in the Chinese pentatonic scale or re
  3. Shang Dynasty

References[edit]

  • KangXi: page 194, character 32
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 3803
  • Dae Jaweon: page 415, character 9
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 1, page 288, character 6
  • Unihan data for U+5546

Cantonese[edit]

Hanzi[edit]

(Jyutping soeng1, Yale seung1)

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Japanese[edit]

Kanji[edit]

(grade 3 “Kyōiku” kanji)

Readings[edit]

Suffix[edit]

(hiragana しょう, romaji shō)

  1. dealer, merchant

Korean[edit]

Hanja[edit]

(sang) (hangeul , revised sang, McCune-Reischauer sang)

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Mandarin[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Hanzi[edit]

(Pinyin shāng (shang1), Wade-Giles shang1)

Noun[edit]

(traditional and simplified, Pinyin shāng)

  1. (Beginning Mandarin) trade; commerce
  2. (Beginning Mandarin) businessman; dealer
  3. (Beginning Mandarin) quotient (math)
    623
    the quotient of 6 divided by 2 is 3
  4. (archaic) second note in the Chinese pentatonic scale or re

Proper noun[edit]

(traditional and simplified, Pinyin shāng)

  1. Shang Dynasty

Verb[edit]

(traditional and simplified, Pinyin shāng)

  1. (Beginning Mandarin) to discuss; to consult

Middle Chinese[edit]

Han character[edit]

(*shiɑng)

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Vietnamese[edit]

Han character[edit]

(thương)

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