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Translingual[edit]

Stroke order
町-bw.png
Japanese stroke order
町-jbw.png

Han character[edit]

(radical 102 +2, 7 strokes, cangjie input 田一弓 (WMN), four-corner 61020, composition)

  1. a raised path between fields

References[edit]

  • KangXi: page 759, character 7
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 21735
  • Dae Jaweon: page 1169, character 7
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 4, page 2528, character 5
  • Unihan data for U+753A

Chinese[edit]

simpl. and trad.

Pronunciation[edit]


Middle Chinese pronunciation (, reconstructed)
Character (町), Pronunciation 1/4

Initial: 透 (6)
Final: 青
Division: IV

Openness: Open
Tone: Level (Ø)

Fanqie: 他丁切
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
Bernard
Karlgren
Li
Rong
Pan
Wuyun
Edwin
Pulleyblank
Wang
Li
Shao
Rongfen
/tʰeŋ/ /tʰieŋ/ /tʰeŋ/ /tʰeŋ/ /tʰɛjŋ/ /tʰieŋ/ /tʰɛŋ/
Character (町), Pronunciation 2/4

Initial: 透 (6)
Final: 先
Division: IV

Openness: Open
Tone: Rising (X)

Fanqie: 他典切
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
Bernard
Karlgren
Li
Rong
Pan
Wuyun
Edwin
Pulleyblank
Wang
Li
Shao
Rongfen
/tʰenX/ /tʰienX/ /tʰenX/ /tʰenX/ /tʰɛnX/ /tʰienX/ /tʰɛnX/
Character (町), Pronunciation 3/4

Initial: 定 (7)
Final: 青
Division: IV

Openness: Open
Tone: Rising (X)

Fanqie: 徒鼎切
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
Bernard
Karlgren
Li
Rong
Pan
Wuyun
Edwin
Pulleyblank
Wang
Li
Shao
Rongfen
/deŋX/ /dʱieŋX/ /deŋX/ /deŋX/ /dɛjŋX/ /dieŋX/ /dɛŋX/
Character (町), Pronunciation 4/4

Initial: 透 (6)
Final: 青
Division: IV

Openness: Open
Tone: Rising (X)

Fanqie: 他鼎切
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
Bernard
Karlgren
Li
Rong
Pan
Wuyun
Edwin
Pulleyblank
Wang
Li
Shao
Rongfen
/tʰeŋX/ /tʰieŋX/ /tʰeŋX/ /tʰeŋX/ /tʰɛjŋX/ /tʰieŋX/ /tʰɛŋX/
Old Chinese pronunciation (, reconstructed)
Baxter-Sagart system 1.1 (2014)
Character Modern Beijing
(Pinyin)
Middle Chinese Old Chinese English
tǐng ‹ thengX › /*tʰˤeŋʔ/ then(g)X.thwanX 'trampled (field)

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
2367 2 /*tʰeːnʔ/
2399 0 /*tʰeːŋ/
2403 0 /*tʰeːŋʔ/
2413 0 /*deːŋʔ/

Japanese[edit]

Kanji[edit]

(grade 1 “Kyōiku” kanji)

Readings[edit]

Noun[edit]

(hiragana まち, romaji machi)

  1. town

Proper noun[edit]

(hiragana まち, romaji Machi)

  1. A surname​.

Suffix[edit]

(hiragana まち, romaji -machi)

  1. A Machi district; more detailed than , , , .

(hiragana ちょう, romaji -chō)

  1. A Chō district; more detailed than , .

See also[edit]


Korean[edit]

Hanja[edit]

(jeong)
Eumhun:

  • Sound (hangeul):  (revised: jeong, McCune-Reischauer: chŏng, Yale: ceng)
  • Name (hangeul): 밭두둑 (revised: batduduk)
  1. A ridge between fields.
  2. A boundary.

Vietnamese[edit]

Han character[edit]

(đinh, thĩnh, tân)

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