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Translingual[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Ideogrammic compound (會意):  (house) +  (worship) – house of worship.

Han character[edit]

(radical 40 +5, 8 strokes, cangjie input 十一一火 (JMMF), four-corner 30901, composition)

  1. lineage, ancestry
  2. ancestor, clan
  3. school, sect
  4. numerary adjunct for legal case

References[edit]

  • KangXi: page 283, character 14
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 7106
  • Dae Jaweon: page 557, character 5
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 2, page 917, character 11
  • Unihan data for U+5B97

Cantonese[edit]

Hanzi[edit]

(Jyutping zung1, Yale jung1)

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Japanese[edit]

Kanji[edit]

(grade 6 “Kyōiku” kanji)

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Readings[edit]

Compounds[edit]


Korean[edit]

Hanja[edit]

(jong) (hangeul , revised jong, McCune-Reischauer chong)

  1. fundamental knowledge
  2. root, ancestry

Mandarin[edit]

Hanzi[edit]

(Pinyin zōng (zong1), Wade-Giles tsung1)

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Compounds[edit]


Vietnamese[edit]

Han character[edit]

(tông, tong, tôn, tung)

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