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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

Cantonese[edit]

Hanzi[edit]

(simplified , Jyutping soeng1, Yale seung1)

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Japanese[edit]

Kanji[edit]

(uncommon “Hyōgai” kanji)

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Readings[edit]


Korean[edit]

Hanja[edit]

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

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Mandarin[edit]

Hanzi[edit]

(simplified , Pinyin shuāng (shuang1), Wade-Giles shuang1)

Classifier[edit]

(simplified, Pinyin shuāng, simplified )

  1. a pair of
    • [Beijing Mandarin, MSC, trad.]yī shuāng xié [Pinyin] — a pair of shoes

Adjective[edit]

(simplified, Pinyin shuāng, simplified )

  1. two-; double; twin
    • 雙面 [Beijing Mandarin, MSC, trad.]shuāngmiàn [Pinyin] — double-sided, two-faced
    • 雙向 [Beijing Mandarin, MSC, trad.]shuāngxiàng [Pinyin] — bidirectional, two-way
  2. (number) even

Antonyms[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

(simplified, Pinyin shuāng, simplified )

  1. A surname​. Shuang

Vietnamese[edit]

Han character[edit]

(song, rông, suông)

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