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Translingual[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Ideogrammic compound (會意):  (speak) +  (weight) – to speak the weight, to measure. In current form graphically  + .

Han character[edit]

(radical 166 +5, 12 strokes, cangjie input 日一田土 (AMWG), four-corner 60104, composition)

  1. measure, quantity, capacity

References[edit]

  • KangXi: page 1292, character 5
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 40138
  • Dae Jaweon: page 1794, character 4
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 6, page 3683, character 2
  • Unihan data for U+91CF

Cantonese[edit]

Hanzi[edit]

(Jyutping loeng4, loeng6, Yale leung4, leung6)

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Japanese[edit]

Kanji[edit]

(grade 4 “Kyōiku” kanji)

Readings[edit]

Compounds[edit]

Noun[edit]

(hiragana りょう, romaji ryō)

  1. volume, amount

Suffix[edit]

(hiragana りょう, romaji ryō)

  1. amount, volume, portion of food

Korean[edit]

Hanja[edit]

(ryang>yang) (hangeul >, revised ryang>yang, McCune-Reischauer ryang>yang, Yale lyang>yang)

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Mandarin[edit]

Hanzi[edit]

(Pinyin liàng (liang4), liáng (liang2), Wade-Giles liang4, liang2)

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liàng

Compounds[edit]

liáng

Compounds[edit]


Vietnamese[edit]

Han character[edit]

(lượng, lường, nhân)

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