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Translingual[edit]

Han character[edit]

(radical 86 +12, 16 strokes, cangjie input 火弓人廿 (FNOT), four-corner 92818, composition)

References[edit]

  • KangXi: page 682, character 14
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 19402
  • Dae Jaweon: page 1094, character 10
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 3, page 2238, character 11
  • Unihan data for U+71C8

Chinese[edit]

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trad.
simp.

Etymology[edit]

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

Pronunciation[edit]


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

Initial: 端 (5)
Final: 登
Division: I

Openness: Open
Tone: Level (Ø)

Fanqie: 都滕切
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
Bernard
Karlgren
Li
Rong
Pan
Wuyun
Edwin
Pulleyblank
Wang
Li
Shao
Rongfen
/təŋ/ /təŋ/ /təŋ/ /təŋ/ /təŋ/ /təŋ/ /təŋ/
Old Chinese pronunciation (, reconstructed)
Baxter-Sagart system 1.1 (2014)
Character Modern Beijing
(Pinyin)
Middle Chinese Old Chinese English
dēng ‹ tong › /*k-tˤəәŋ/ lamp

Notes for Old Chinese notations in the Baxter-Sagart system:

  • Parentheses "()" indicate uncertain presence;
  • Square brackets "[]" indicate uncertain identity, e.g. *[t] as coda may in fact be *-t or *-p;
  • Angle brackets "<>" indicate infix;
  • Hyphen "-" indicates morpheme boundary;
  • Period "." indicates syllable boundary.
Zhengzhang system (2003)
Character No. Phonetic
component
Rime
group
Rime
subdivision
Corresponding
MC rime
Old Chinese Notes
2171 0 /*tɯːŋ/ 鐙後起分化字

Noun[edit]

  1. lamp
  2. lantern

Compounds[edit]


Japanese[edit]

Kanji[edit]

(“Jinmeiyō” kanji used for names)

Readings[edit]

Compounds[edit]

Suffix[edit]

(kyūjitai kanji, shinjitai kanji , hiragana とう, romaji -tō)

  1. light

Korean[edit]

Hanja[edit]

(deung) (hangeul , revised deung, McCune-Reischauer tŭng, Yale tung)

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Vietnamese[edit]

Han character[edit]

(đăng)

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