珊瑚

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Chinese[edit]

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simpl. and trad.

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from an Iranian language in Central Asia during the Han Dynasty, probably Khotanese sam̥gga- (stone). Compare Modern Persian سنگ (sang, stone).

Pronunciation[edit]


Middle Chinese pronunciation (珊瑚, reconstructed)
Character (珊), Pronunciation (1/1)

Initial: 心 (16)
Final: 寒
Division: I

Openness: Open
Tone: Level (Ø)

Fanqie: 蘇干切
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
Bernard
Karlgren
Li
Rong
Pan
Wuyun
Edwin
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Wang
Li
Shao
Rongfen
/sɑn/ /sɑn/ /sɑn/ /sɑn/ /san/ /sɑn/ /sɑn/
Character (瑚), Pronunciation (1/1)

Initial: 匣 (33)
Final: 模
Division: I

Openness: Open
Tone: Level (Ø)

Fanqie: 戸吳切
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
Bernard
Karlgren
Li
Rong
Pan
Wuyun
Edwin
Pulleyblank
Wang
Li
Shao
Rongfen
/ɦuo/ /ɣuo/ /ɣo/ /ɦuo/ /ɦɔ/ /ɣu/ /ɣo/
Old Chinese pronunciation (珊瑚, reconstructed)
Zhengzhang system (2003)
Character No. Phonetic
component
Rime
group
Rime
subdivision
Corresponding
MC rime
Old Chinese Notes
11064 1 𦙽 /*slaːn/
4246 0 /*ɡaː/

Noun[edit]

珊瑚

  1. coral

Derived terms[edit]

Descendants[edit]

Sino-Xenic (珊瑚):


Japanese[edit]

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珊瑚 (sango): a piece of coral.
Kanji in this term
さん
Jinmeiyō

Jinmeiyō
on'yomi

Etymology[edit]

From Chinese 珊瑚.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

珊瑚 (hiragana さんご, katakana サンゴ, romaji sango)

  1. coral

Usage notes[edit]

As with many biology terms, this term is often written in katakana, as サンゴ. However, due to the large number of homophones in Japanese, dictionaries will often list such terms under the kanji spelling for disambiguation purposes.

Derived terms[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ 2006, 大辞林 (Daijirin), Third Edition (in Japanese), Tōkyō: Sanseidō, ISBN 4-385-13905-9

Korean[edit]

Hanja in this word

Noun[edit]

珊瑚 (sanho) (hangeul 산호)

  1. Hanja form? of 산호, “coral”.

Vietnamese[edit]

Hán tự in this word

Noun[edit]

珊瑚

  1. Hán tự form of san hô, "coral"