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Translingual[edit]

Etymology[edit]

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

Han character[edit]

(radical 167 +6, 14 strokes, cangjie input 金月一口 (CBMR), four-corner 87120, composition)

  1. copper, Cu
  2. brass
  3. bronze cuprum

References[edit]

  • KangXi: page 1304, character 5
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 40361
  • Dae Jaweon: page 1806, character 5
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 6, page 4196, character 7
  • Unihan data for U+9285

Cantonese[edit]

Hanzi[edit]

(simplified , Jyutping tung4, Yale tung4)

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Japanese[edit]

Kanji[edit]

(grade 5 “Kyōiku” kanji)

Readings[edit]

Kanji in this term
どう
Grade: 5
on'yomi

Noun[edit]

(hiragana どう, romaji )

  1. copper, Cu

Korean[edit]

Hanja[edit]

(dong) (hangeul , revised dong, McCune-Reischauer tong, Yale tong)

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Mandarin[edit]

Hanzi[edit]

(simplified , Pinyin tóng (tong2), Wade-Giles t'ung2)

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Vietnamese[edit]

Han character[edit]

(đồng, đòng)

  1. Hán tự form of đồng, "copper"