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Translingual[edit]

Han character[edit]

(radical 163 +9, 12 strokes, cangjie input 女竹戈戈中 (VHIIL), four-corner 27727, composition)

  1. country
  2. rural
  3. village

Derived characters[edit]

References[edit]

  • KangXi: not present, would follow page 1275, character 2
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 39498
  • Dae Jaweon: page 1775, character 1
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 6, page 3786, character 4
  • Unihan data for U+9109

Chinese[edit]

simpl.
trad.

Pronunciation[edit]


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

Initial: 曉 (32)
Final: 陽
Division: III

Openness: Open
Tone: Level (Ø)

Fanqie: 許良切
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
Bernard
Karlgren
Li
Rong
Pan
Wuyun
Edwin
Pulleyblank
Wang
Li
Shao
Rongfen
/hɨɐŋ/ /xi̯aŋ/ /xiaŋ/ /hiɐŋ/ /hɨaŋ/ /xĭaŋ/ /xiɑŋ/
Old Chinese pronunciation (, reconstructed)
Baxter-Sagart system 1.1 (2014)
Character Modern Beijing
(Pinyin)
Middle Chinese Old Chinese English
xiāng ‹ xjang › /*qʰaŋ/ village; district
xiǎng ‹ xjangX › /*qʰaŋʔ/ feast
xiàng ‹ xjangH › /*qʰaŋ-s/ to face

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
13596 0 /*qʰaŋ/ 甲金文象兩人對食,爲饗初文

Compounds[edit]

  • 老鄉 (someone from the same hometown)

Japanese[edit]

Kanji[edit]

(uncommon “Hyōgai” kanji)

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Readings[edit]


Korean[edit]

Hanja[edit]

(hyang) (hangeul , revised hyang, McCune-Reischauer hyang, Yale hyang)

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Vietnamese[edit]

Han character[edit]

(hương, thương)

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