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Translingual[edit]

Stroke order
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Etymology[edit]

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

Han character[edit]

(radical 59 +12, 15 strokes, cangjie input 日火竹竹竹 (AFHHH), four-corner 62922, composition)

  1. shadow
  2. image, reflection
  3. photograph

References[edit]

  • KangXi: page 364, character 19
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 10019
  • Dae Jaweon: page 684, character 5
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 2, page 857, character 4
  • Unihan data for U+5F71

Cantonese[edit]

Hanzi[edit]

(Jyutping jeng2, jing2, Yale yeng2, ying2)

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Japanese[edit]

Human shadow.jpg

Kanji[edit]

(common “Jōyō” kanji)

Readings[edit]

Derived terms[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Unbound apophonic form of kaga (id).

Noun[edit]

(hiragana かが, romaji kaga)

  1. light
  2. a shape or form reflected in light
  3. a shadow
Derived terms[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

kaga + suffix i > kage. Bound apophonic form of kaga (id).

Noun[edit]

(hiragana かげ, romaji kage)

  1. light
  2. a shape or form reflected in light
  3. shadow

See also[edit]


Korean[edit]

Hanja[edit]

(yeong) (hangeul , revised yeong, McCune-Reischauer yŏng, Yale yeng)

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Mandarin[edit]

Hanzi[edit]

(Pinyin yǐng (ying3), Wade-Giles ying3)

  1. shadow
  2. image
  3. photograph

Compounds[edit]


Middle Chinese[edit]

Han character[edit]

(*qiæ̌ng)

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Min Nan[edit]

Hanzi[edit]

(TLPA íng (ing2), iánn (iann2))

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References[edit]


Vietnamese[edit]

Han character[edit]

(ảnh)

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