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Translingual[edit]

Etymology[edit]

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

Han character[edit]

(radical 167 +8, 16 strokes, cangjie input 金月廿山 (CBTU), four-corner 87120, composition)

  1. steel
  2. hard, strong, tough

References[edit]

  • KangXi: page 1309, character 1
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 40509
  • Dae Jaweon: page 1810, character 25
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 6, page 4220, character 5
  • Unihan data for U+92FC

Cantonese[edit]

Hanzi[edit]

(simplified , Jyutping gong1, gong3, Yale gong1, gong3)


Japanese[edit]

Kanji[edit]

(grade 6 “Kyōiku” kanji)

  1. steel

Readings[edit]

Noun[edit]

(hiragana はがね, romaji hagane)

  1. steel
     (はがね)のように (かた)い。
    Hagane no yō ni katai.
    Hard as steel.

Synonyms[edit]


Korean[edit]

Hanja[edit]

(gang) (hangeul , revised gang, McCune-Reischauer kang, Yale kang)


Mandarin[edit]

Hanzi[edit]

(simplified , Pinyin gāng (gang1), gàng (gang4), Wade-Giles kang1, kang4)

Noun[edit]

(traditional, Pinyin gāng, simplified )

  1. steel

(traditional, Pinyin gàng, simplified )

  1. to sharpen, to whet

Compounds[edit]


Min Nan[edit]

Hanzi[edit]

(TLPA kong (kong1), kǹg (kng3))

References[edit]


Vietnamese[edit]

Han character[edit]

(cương, gang, cang)