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Translingual[edit]

Han character[edit]

(radical 130 +8, 12 strokes, cangjie input 月十金一 (BJCM), four-corner 73211)

  1. chest cavity
  2. hollow in body

References[edit]

  • KangXi: page 987, character 10
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 29630
  • Dae Jaweon: page 1439, character 20
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 3, page 2092, character 3
  • Unihan data for U+8154

Cantonese[edit]

Hanzi[edit]

(Jyutping hong1, Yale hong1)

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Japanese[edit]

Kanji[edit]

(“Jinmeiyō” kanji used for names)

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Readings[edit]

Usage notes[edit]

The くう reading is favoured especially by medical professionals. こう is the most common on'yomi for a kanji to have, whereas くう is one of the least common, so the homophony difference is vast. Furthermore, the component of this kanji is usually read as くう.


Korean[edit]

Hanja[edit]

(gang) (hangeul , revised gang, McCune-Reischauer kang, Yale kang)

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Mandarin[edit]

Hanzi[edit]

(Pinyin qiāng (qiang1), Wade-Giles ch'iang1)

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Vietnamese[edit]

Han character[edit]

(khang, xoang, xăng, xang)

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