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Translingual[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Related to rain () - rain with both small drops and big drops

Han character[edit]

(radical 173 +9, 17 strokes, cangjie input 一月口口口 (MBRRR), four-corner 10662, composition口口)

  1. drops of rain
  2. to fall in drops

References[edit]

  • KangXi: page 1376, character 30
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 42364
  • Dae Jaweon: page 1885, character 25
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 6, page 4070, character 11
  • Unihan data for U+971D

Chinese[edit]

simpl. and trad.

Pronunciation[edit]


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

Initial: 來 (37)
Final: 青
Division: IV

Openness: Open
Tone: Level (Ø)

Fanqie: 郎丁切
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
Bernard
Karlgren
Li
Rong
Pan
Wuyun
Edwin
Pulleyblank
Wang
Li
Shao
Rongfen
/leŋ/ /lieŋ/ /leŋ/ /leŋ/ /lɛjŋ/ /lieŋ/ /lɛŋ/
Old Chinese pronunciation (, reconstructed)
Zhengzhang system (2003)
Character No. Phonetic
component
Rime
group
Rime
subdivision
Corresponding
MC rime
Old Chinese Notes
8262 0 /*reːŋ/

References[edit]


Japanese[edit]

Kanji[edit]

(uncommon “Hyōgai” kanji)

  1. drops of rain
  2. to fall in drops

Readings[edit]


Korean[edit]

Hanja[edit]

(ryeong, yeong) (hangeul , , revised ryeong, yeong, McCune-Reischauer ryŏng, yŏng, Yale lyeng, yeng)

  1. drops of rain
  2. to fall, drop