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Translingual[edit]

Han character[edit]

(radical 9 +5, 7 strokes, cangjie input 人人戈戈 (OOII), four-corner 28237, composition)

  1. lonely, solitary
  2. actor; actress; performer

References[edit]

  • KangXi: page 97, character 3
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 478
  • Dae Jaweon: page 205, character 10
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 1, page 137, character 2
  • Unihan data for U+4F36

Chinese[edit]

simp. and trad.

Glyph origin[edit]

Historical forms of the character
Small seal script
伶-seal.svg


References:

Mostly from Richard Sears' Chinese Etymology site (authorisation),
which in turn draws data from various collections of ancient forms of Chinese characters, including:

  • Shuowen Jiezi (small seal),
  • Jinwen Bian (bronze inscriptions),
  • Liushutong (large seal) and
  • Xu Jiaguwen Bian (oracle bone script).

Pronunciation[edit]



Rime
Character
Reading # 1/1
Initial () (37)
Final () (125)
Tone (調) Level (Ø)
Openness (開合) Open
Division () IV
Fanqie
Reconstructions
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
/leŋ/
Pan
Wuyun
/leŋ/
Shao
Rongfen
/lɛŋ/
Edwin
Pulleyblank
/lɛjŋ/
Li
Rong
/leŋ/
Wang
Li
/lieŋ/
Bernard
Karlgren
/lieŋ/
Expected
Mandarin
Reflex
líng
Zhengzhang system (2003)
Character
Reading # 1/1
No. 8295
Phonetic
component
Rime
group
Rime
subdivision
0
Corresponding
MC rime
Old
Chinese
/*reːŋ/

Definitions[edit]

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Compounds[edit]


Japanese[edit]

Kanji[edit]

(“Jinmeiyō” kanji used for names)

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Readings[edit]


Korean[edit]

Hanja[edit]

‎(ryeong) (hangeul , revised ryeong, McCune-Reischauer ryŏng)

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Vietnamese[edit]

Han character[edit]

(rành, lanh, linh, nhanh, rảnh, ranh, rình, lánh)

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References[edit]