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Translingual[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Ideogrammic compound (會意):  (grass) +  (dead person) – bury the dead 死 in the grass 茻. Top is now grass radical (), while bottom is simplified to , hence graphically  +  + .

Han character[edit]

(radical 140 +9, in Chinese 15 strokes, in Japanese 12 strokes, cangjie input 廿一心廿 (TMPT), four-corner 44441, composition)

  1. bury, inter

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Cantonese[edit]

Hanzi[edit]

(Yale jong3)


Japanese[edit]

Kanji[edit]

(common “Jōyō” kanji)

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Korean[edit]

Hanja[edit]

(jang) (hangeul , revised jang, McCune-Reischauer chang, Yale cang)


Mandarin[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Hanzi[edit]

(Pinyin zàng (zang4), Wade-Giles tsang4)


Vietnamese[edit]

Han character[edit]

(táng)