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Translingual[edit]

Etymology[edit]

央 央 央 央
Oracle bone script Bronze inscriptions Large seal script Small seal script

Han character[edit]

(radical 37 +2, 5 strokes, cangjie input 中月大 (LBK), four-corner 50030)

  1. centre
  2. conclude
  3. run out
  4. beg

Derived characters[edit]

References[edit]

  • KangXi: page 249, character 5
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 5840
  • Dae Jaweon: page 508, character 3
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 1, page 524, character 6
  • Unihan data for U+592E

Chinese[edit]

simpl. and trad.

Pronunciation[edit]


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

Initial: 影 (34)
Final: 陽
Division: III

Openness: Open
Tone: Level (Ø)

Fanqie: 於良切
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
Bernard
Karlgren
Li
Rong
Pan
Wuyun
Edwin
Pulleyblank
Wang
Li
Shao
Rongfen
/ʔɨɐŋ/ /ʔi̯aŋ/ /ʔiaŋ/ /ʔiɐŋ/ /ʔɨaŋ/ /ĭaŋ/ /ʔiɑŋ/
Old Chinese pronunciation (, reconstructed)
Baxter-Sagart system (2011)
Character Modern Beijing
(Pinyin)
Middle Chinese Old Chinese English
yāng ‹ ʔjang › /*ʔaŋ/ end (v.)
yāng ‹ ʔjang › /*ʔaŋ/ center (n.)
Zhengzhang system (2003)
Character No. Phonetic
component
Rime
group
Rime
subdivision
Corresponding
MC rime
Old Chinese Notes
14488 0 /*qaŋ/

Compounds[edit]


Japanese[edit]

Kanji[edit]

(grade 3 “Kyōiku” kanji)

  1. centre, middle

Readings[edit]

Compounds[edit]


Korean[edit]

Hanja[edit]

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

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Vietnamese[edit]

Han character[edit]

(ương)

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