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Translingual[edit]

Stroke order
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Stroke order
香-order.gif

Etymology[edit]

Simplification of  + .

Han character[edit]

(radical 186 +0, 9 strokes, cangjie input 竹木日 (HDA), four-corner 20609, composition)

  1. fragrant, sweet smelling, incense

References[edit]

  • KangXi: page 1428, character 21
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 44518
  • Dae Jaweon: page 1955, character 2
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 7, page 4423, character 1
  • Unihan data for U+9999

Chinese[edit]

simpl. and trad.

Pronunciation[edit]


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

Initial: 曉 (32)
Final: 陽
Division: III

Openness: Open
Tone: Level (Ø)

Fanqie: 許良切
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
Bernard
Karlgren
Li
Rong
Pan
Wuyun
Edwin
Pulleyblank
Wang
Li
Shao
Rongfen
/hɨɐŋ/ /xi̯aŋ/ /xiaŋ/ /hiɐŋ/ /hɨaŋ/ /xĭaŋ/ /xiɑŋ/
Old Chinese pronunciation (, reconstructed)
Baxter-Sagart system (2011)
Character Modern Beijing
(Pinyin)
Middle Chinese Old Chinese English
xiāng ‹ xjang › /*qʰaŋ/ fragrance
Zhengzhang system (2003)
Character No. Phonetic
component
Rime
group
Rime
subdivision
Corresponding
MC rime
Old Chinese Notes
13591 0 /*qʰaŋ/

Compounds[edit]

References[edit]


Japanese[edit]

Kanji[edit]

(common “Jōyō” kanji)

Readings[edit]

Compounds[edit]

Noun[edit]

(hiragana きょう, romaji kyō)

  1. fragrance
  2. (shogi) lance (abbreviation of 香車)

Korean[edit]

Hanja[edit]

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

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Vietnamese[edit]

Han character[edit]

(hương, nhang, hồng)

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