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Translingual[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Ideogrammic compound (會意):  (two birds) +  (hand)

Represents two birds () in someone's right hand ().

Han character[edit]

(radical 172 +10, 18 strokes, cangjie input 人土水 (OGE), four-corner 20407, composition)

  1. set of two, pair, couple
  2. both

References[edit]

  • KangXi: page 1368, character 34
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 42116
  • Dae Jaweon: page 1873, character 20
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 6, page 4104, character 10
  • Unihan data for U+96D9

Chinese[edit]

simpl.
trad.

Pronunciation[edit]


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

Initial: 生 (21)
Final: 江
Division: II

Openness: Open
Tone: Level (Ø)

Fanqie: 所江切
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
Bernard
Karlgren
Li
Rong
Pan
Wuyun
Edwin
Pulleyblank
Wang
Li
Shao
Rongfen
/ʃɣʌŋ/ /ʂɔŋ/ /ʃɔŋ/ /ʃɯɔŋ/ /ʂaɨwŋ/ /ʃɔŋ/ /ʃɔŋ/
Old Chinese pronunciation (, reconstructed)
Baxter-Sagart system 1.1 (2014)
Character Modern Beijing
(Pinyin)
Middle Chinese Old Chinese English
shuāng ‹ sraewng › /*[s]roŋ/ a pair

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
11932 0 /*sroːŋ/

Classifier[edit]

  1. a pair of

Adjective[edit]

  1. two-; double; twin
  2. (number) even

Proper noun[edit]

  1. A surname​. Shuang

Antonyms[edit]


Japanese[edit]

Kanji[edit]

(uncommon “Hyōgai” kanjikyūjitai kanji, shinjitai form )

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Readings[edit]


Korean[edit]

Hanja[edit]

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

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Vietnamese[edit]

Han character[edit]

(song, rông, suông)

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