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Translingual[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Two Unicode z-code variants, at code points U+964D (main) and U+FA09 (alt).

Etymology[edit]

Phono-semantic compound (形聲): semantic  (hill, wall) + phonetic  (descend) (note semantic value of 夅 as well) – descending a hill.

Han character[edit]

(radical 170 +6, 9 strokes, cangjie input 弓中竹水手 (NLHEQ), four-corner 77254, composition)

  1. descend, fall, drop
  2. lower, down

Derived terms[edit]

References[edit]


Cantonese[edit]

Hanzi[edit]

(Yale gong3, hong4)


Japanese[edit]

Kanji[edit]

(grade 6 “Kyōiku” kanji)

Readings[edit]


Korean[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Middle Chinese *kɣʌŋH.

Hanja[edit]

(gang)
Eumhun:

  • Sound (hangeul): [[]] (revised: gang, McCune-Reischauer: kang, Yale: kang)
  • Name (hangeul): [[내릴 강]]()
  1. descent; descending
Derived terms[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

Middle Chinese *ɦɣʌŋ.

Hanja[edit]

(hang)
Eumhun:

  • Sound (hangeul):  (revised: hang, McCune-Reischauer: hang)
  1. surrender
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Mandarin[edit]

Hanzi[edit]

(Pinyin jiàng (jiang4), Wade-Giles chiang4)


Vietnamese[edit]

Han character[edit]

(hàng, giáng, giuống, nháng)