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See also: , , and 人人

Translingual[edit]

Stroke order
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Etymology[edit]

Ideogrammic compound (會意): semantic  + phonetic 

从 is the original character of .

Han character[edit]

(radical 9 +2, 4 strokes, cangjie input 人人 (OO), composition人)

  1. from, by, since, whence, through

References[edit]

  • KangXi: page 92, character 3
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 362
  • Dae Jaweon: page 195, character 1
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 1, page 105, character 3
  • Unihan data for U+4ECE

Cantonese[edit]

Hanzi[edit]

(traditional , Jyutping cung4, Yale chung4)


Japanese[edit]

Kanji[edit]

(uncommon “Hyōgai” kanji)

  1. two people

Readings[edit]


Korean[edit]

Hanja[edit]

(jong) (hangeul , revised jong, McCune-Reischauer chong)


Mandarin[edit]

Hanzi[edit]

(traditional , Pinyin cóng (cong2), Wade-Giles ts'ung2)

Pronunciation[edit]

Preposition[edit]

(simplified, Pinyin cóng, traditional )

  1. from
    • John 1.6
      有一个人,是神那里差来的,名叫约翰。
      Yǒu yīge rén, shì cóng Shén nàli chāi lái de, míngjiào John.
      There was a man sent from God, whose name was John.

Vietnamese[edit]

Han character[edit]

(tòng, tùng, tụng)

References[edit]