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Translingual[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Phono-semantic compound (形聲): semantic  (grass) + phonetic 

Han character[edit]

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(radical 140 +9, 15 strokes, cangjie input 廿心大心 (TPKP), composition)

  1. scallion, scallions, leek, leeks, green onion, green onions

References[edit]

  • KangXi: page 1046, character 15
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 31454
  • Dae Jaweon: page 1507, character 15
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 5, page 3253, character 11
  • Unihan data for U+8471

Japanese[edit]

Kanji[edit]

(uncommon “Hyōgai” kanji)

  1. a leek
  2. green

Readings[edit]

Noun[edit]

(hiragana ねぎ, romaji negi)

  1. scallion, leek

Synonyms[edit]


Korean[edit]

Hanja[edit]

(chong) (hangeul , revised chong, McCune-Reischauer ch'ong, Yale chong)

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Mandarin[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Hanzi[edit]

(traditional , Pinyin chuāng (chuang1), cōng (cong1), Wade-Giles ch'uang1, ts'ung1)

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