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Translingual[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Phono-semantic compound (形聲): phonetic  + semantic  (rice)

Han character[edit]

(radical 53 广+8, 11 strokes, cangjie input 戈中水 (ILE), four-corner 00232, composition广)

  1. peaceful, quiet
  2. happy, healthy
  3. a surname

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  • KangXi: page 347, character 27
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 9376
  • Dae Jaweon: page 658, character 3
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 2, page 891, character 1
  • Unihan data for U+5EB7

Chinese[edit]

simpl. and trad.

Pronunciation[edit]


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

Initial: 溪 (29)
Final: 唐
Division: I

Openness: Open
Tone: Level (Ø)

Fanqie: 苦岡切
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
Bernard
Karlgren
Li
Rong
Pan
Wuyun
Edwin
Pulleyblank
Wang
Li
Shao
Rongfen
/kʰɑŋ/ /kʰɑŋ/ /kʰɑŋ/ /kʰɑŋ/ /kʰaŋ/ /kʰɑŋ/ /kʰɑŋ/
Old Chinese pronunciation (, reconstructed)
Baxter-Sagart system (2011)
Character Modern Beijing
(Pinyin)
Middle Chinese Old Chinese English
kāng ‹ khang › /*k-l̥ˁaŋ/ tranquil; at ease
kāng ‹ khang › /*kʰˁaŋ {*[kʰ]ˁaŋ}/ empty
Zhengzhang system (2003)
Character No. Phonetic
component
Rime
group
Rime
subdivision
Corresponding
MC rime
Old Chinese Notes
3981 0 /*kʰlaːŋ/

References[edit]


Japanese[edit]

Kanji[edit]

(grade 4 “Kyōiku” kanji)

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Readings[edit]

Compounds[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

(hiragana やすし, romaji Yasushi)

  1. A male given name

Korean[edit]

Hanja[edit]

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

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Vietnamese[edit]

Han character[edit]

(khang, khăng, khương)

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