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Translingual[edit]

Stroke order
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Stroke order
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Etymology[edit]

Phono-semantic compound (形聲): semantic  (rain) + phonetic  – original sense “drizzle” (of rain).

Han character[edit]

(radical 173 +5, 13 strokes, cangjie input 一月人戈戈 (MBOII), four-corner 10307, composition)

  1. zero
  2. fragment, fraction

References[edit]

  • KangXi: page 1372, character 10
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 42242
  • Dae Jaweon: page 1880, character 5
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 6, page 4061, character 1
  • Unihan data for U+96F6

Cantonese[edit]

Hanzi[edit]

(Jyutping ling4, Yale ling4)


Japanese[edit]

Japanese cardinal numbers
  0 1  > 
    Cardinal :

Kanji[edit]

(common “Jōyō” kanji)

Readings[edit]

Usage notes[edit]

Also written as .

Proper noun[edit]

(hiragana れい, romaji Rei)

  1. A male given name


Japanese numbers
(れい)/ゼロ | (いち) | () | (さん) | (よん,) | () | (ろく) | (しち,なな) | (はち) | (きゅう,)

(じゅう) | 十一(じゅういち) | 十二(じゅうに) | 十三(じゅうさん) | 十四(じゅうよん, じゅうし)


Korean[edit]

Hanja[edit]

(ryeong>yeong, ryeon>yeon) (hangeul [[령>영, 련>연]], revised ryeong>yeong, ryeon>yeon, McCune-Reischauer ryŏng>yŏng, ryŏn>yŏn, Yale lyeng>yeng, lyen>yen)


Mandarin[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Hanzi[edit]

(Pinyin líng (ling2), lián (lian2), Wade-Giles ling2)

  • Chinese Numeral

Vietnamese[edit]

Han character[edit]

(linh, lênh, rinh)