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Translingual[edit]

Etymology[edit]

/ (man) on top, lifted by three hands — 𠬞 (both hands) + .

Han character[edit]

(radical 64 +4, 8 strokes, cangjie input 弓弓手人 (NNQO), four-corner 17232)

  1. inherit, receive
  2. succeed

References[edit]

  • KangXi: page 419, character 19
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 11852
  • Dae Jaweon: page 766, character 11
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 1, page 54, character 3
  • Unihan data for U+627F

Cantonese[edit]

Hanzi[edit]

(Yale sing4)


Japanese[edit]

Kanji[edit]

(grade 5 “Kyōiku” kanji)

Readings[edit]

Compounds[edit]

  • 承諾 (shōdaku): consent, acquiescence
  • 承知 (shōchi): consent, acceptance
  • 承認 (shōnin): recognition, acknowledgment
  • 承服 (shōfuku): compliance, consent
  • 承継 (shōkei): succession, accession
  • 継承 (keishō): inheritance, succession
  • 伝承 (denshō): transmission, hand down
  • 了承 (ryōshō): acknowledgment

Trivia[edit]

This is one of only two kanji with a 5 morae reading, and the only verb, namely 承る ((うけたまわ)る, uketamawa-ru). The only other kanji with a 5 morae reading is the noun (こころざし, kokorozashi), and no kanji have a 6 or more morae reading.


Korean[edit]

Hanja[edit]

(seung) (hangeul [[]], revised seung, McCune-Reischauer sŭng, Yale sung)


Mandarin[edit]

Hanzi[edit]

(Pinyin chéng (cheng2), Wade-Giles ch'eng2)

Compounds[edit]


Vietnamese[edit]

Han character[edit]

(thừa)