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Translingual[edit]

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trad.

Etymology[edit]

Phono-semantic compound (形聲): semantic  (water) + phonetic  – a kind of liquid, hot water, soup. Note that 昜 derives from (sun), so connotations of “hot” – hot liquid, hot water, soup.

Han character[edit]

(radical 85 +9, 12 strokes, cangjie input 水日一竹 (EAMH), four-corner 36127)

  1. hot water
  2. soup, gravy, broth
  3. Tang of Shang, founder of Shang Dynasty of China
  4. used as a surname

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  • KangXi: page 638, character 16
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 17874
  • Dae Jaweon: page 1045, character 8
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 3, page 1674, character 3
  • Unihan data for U+6E6F

Cantonese[edit]

Hanzi[edit]

(simplified , Jyutping soeng1, tong1, Yale seung1, tong1)

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Japanese[edit]

Kanji[edit]

(grade 3 “Kyōiku” kanji)

Readings[edit]

Compounds[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Old Japanese.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

(hiragana , romaji yu)

  1. warm or hot water
  2. bathwater
  3. a hot spring
  4. a medicinal bath
  5. a medicinal decoction
  6. bilgewater
  7. molten metal used in casting or founding
  8. urine
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Synonyms[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

Baby talk; derivation unknown.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

(hiragana ぶう, romaji )

  1. (childish) warm or hot water
  2. (childish) tea

Korean[edit]

Hanja[edit]

(tang, sang) (hangeul , , revised tang, sang, McCune-Reischauer t'ang, sang, Yale thang, sang)

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Compounds[edit]


Mandarin[edit]

Hanzi[edit]

(simplified , Pinyin shāng (shang1), tāng (tang1), tàng (tang4), yáng (yang2), Wade-Giles shang1, t'ang1, t'ang4, yang2)

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Noun[edit]

(Pinyin tāng, simplified )

  1. soup
    • 我们晚餐喝 [Beijing Mandarin, MSC, trad. and simp.]wǒmen wǎncān hē tāng [Pinyin] — We will have soup for diner
  2. hot or boiling water, water in which something has been boiled
    • 元宵用水煮,随汤一起吃。 [Beijing Mandarin, MSC, trad. and simp.]
      Yuánxiāo yòng shuǐzhǔ, suí tāng yīqǐ chī. [Pinyin]
      Sweet dumplings are boiled and served in hot water.
  3. decoction of medicinal herbs

Proper noun[edit]

(Pinyin tāng, simplified )

  1. A surname​.

Compounds[edit]


Middle Chinese[edit]

Han character[edit]

(tɑng)

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Vietnamese[edit]

Han character[edit]

(thang)

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