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Translingual[edit]

Stroke order
羊-bw.png
Stroke order
羊-order.gif

Etymology[edit]

羊 羊 羊 羊
Oracle bone script Bronze inscriptions Large seal script Small seal script

Pictogram (象形) Picture of a sheep head.

Han character[edit]

(radical 123 +0, 6 strokes, cangjie input 廿手 (TQ), four-corner 80501)

  1. KangXi radical 123

Derived characters[edit]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  • KangXi: page 950, character 38
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 28425
  • Dae Jaweon: page 1393, character 8
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 5, page 3125, character 1
  • Unihan data for U+7F8A

Chinese[edit]

(surname); sheep
simp. and trad.

Pronunciation[edit]


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

Initial: 以 (36)
Final: 陽
Division: III

Openness: Open
Tone: Level (Ø)

Fanqie: 與章切
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
Bernard
Karlgren
Li
Rong
Pan
Wuyun
Edwin
Pulleyblank
Wang
Li
Shao
Rongfen
/jɨɐŋ/ /i̯aŋ/ /iaŋ/ /jiɐŋ/ /jɨaŋ/ /jĭaŋ/ /iɑŋ/
Old Chinese pronunciation (, reconstructed)
Baxter-Sagart system 1.1 (2014)
Character Modern Beijing
(Pinyin)
Middle Chinese Old Chinese English
yáng ‹ yang › /*ɢaŋ/ sheep

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
14535 0 /*laŋ/

Noun[edit]

  1. sheep, goat, antelope

Proper noun[edit]

  1. A surname​.
Compounds[edit]

References[edit]


Japanese[edit]

Kanji in this term
ひつじ
Grade: 3
kun'yomi

Kanji[edit]

(grade 3 “Kyōiku” kanji)

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Noun[edit]

(hiragana ひつじ, katakana ヒツジ, romaji hitsuji)

  1. sheep

Readings[edit]


Korean[edit]

Hanja[edit]

(yang)
Eumhun:

  • Sound (hangeul):  (McCune-Reischauer: yang, Yale: yang)
  • Name (hangeul): ()
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Vietnamese[edit]

Han character[edit]

(dương)

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