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Translingual[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Ideogrammic compound (會意): semantic  (cry) + phonetic 

Han character[edit]

(radical 30 +9, 12 strokes, cangjie input 土口口女 (GRRV), four-corner 40732)

  1. mourning
  2. mourn
  3. funeral

References[edit]

  • KangXi: page 200, character 12
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 3985
  • Dae Jaweon: page 421, character 23
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 1, page 650, character 3
  • Unihan data for U+55AA

Cantonese[edit]

Hanzi[edit]

(simplified , Yale song1, song3)


Japanese[edit]

Kanji[edit]

(common “Jōyō” kanji)

Readings[edit]


Korean[edit]

Hanja[edit]

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


Mandarin[edit]

Hanzi[edit]

(simplified , Pinyin sāng (sang1), Wade-Giles sang1)


Middle Chinese[edit]

Han character[edit]

(*sɑ̀ng)


Vietnamese[edit]

Han character[edit]

(tang, táng, tảng)