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Translingual[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Pictogram (象形) – feet pointing down, descent (feet at top, legs pointing down – upside-down). Compare footprints in , and foot in , .

Han character[edit]

(radical 34 +3, 6 strokes, cangjie input 竹水手 (HEQ), X竹水手 (XHEQ), composition)

  1. to descend
  2. to come down from heaven
  3. to send down

Related characters[edit]

References[edit]

  • KangXi: page 244, character 20
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 5695
  • Dae Jaweon: page 485, character 5
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 2, page 868, character 4
  • Unihan data for U+5905

Chinese[edit]

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simp. and trad.

Pronunciation[edit]


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

Initial: 匣 (33)
Final: 江
Division: II

Openness: Open
Tone: Level (Ø)

Fanqie: 下江切
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
Bernard
Karlgren
Li
Rong
Pan
Wuyun
Edwin
Pulleyblank
Wang
Li
Shao
Rongfen
/ɦɣʌŋ/ /ɣɔŋ/ /ɣɔŋ/ /ɦɯɔŋ/ /ɦaɨwŋ/ /ɣɔŋ/ /ɣɔŋ/
Old Chinese pronunciation (, reconstructed)
Baxter-Sagart system 1.1 (2014)
Character Modern Beijing
(Pinyin)
Middle Chinese Old Chinese English
xiáng ‹ haewng › /*m-kˤru[ŋ] (? < *-[u]m)/ submit

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
6283 0 /*ɡruːŋ/

Definitions[edit]

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References[edit]


Japanese[edit]

Kanji[edit]

(uncommon “Hyōgai” kanji)

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Readings[edit]


Korean[edit]

Hanja[edit]

(gang) (hangeul , revised gang, McCune-Reischauer kang, Yale kang)

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