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U+50EE, 僮
CJK UNIFIED IDEOGRAPH-50EE

[U+50ED]
CJK Unified Ideographs
[U+50EF]

Translingual[edit]

Han character[edit]

(radical 9, +12, 14 strokes, cangjie input 人卜廿土 (OYTG), four-corner 20214, composition)

References[edit]

  • KangXi: page 117, character 30
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 1132
  • Dae Jaweon: page 249, character 13
  • Hanyu Da Zidian (first edition): volume 1, page 221, character 4
  • Unihan data for U+50EE

Chinese[edit]

simp. and trad.

Glyph origin[edit]

Historical forms of the character
Warring States Shuowen Jiezi (compiled in Han)
Chu Slip and silk script Small seal script
僮-silk.svg 僮-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 (Liushutong characters) and
  • Yinxu Jiaguwen Bian (oracle bone script).

Etymology 1[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]



Rime
Character
Reading # 1/1
Initial () (7)
Final () (1)
Tone (調) Level (Ø)
Openness (開合) Open
Division () I
Fanqie
Reconstructions
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
/duŋ/
Pan
Wuyun
/duŋ/
Shao
Rongfen
/duŋ/
Edwin
Pulleyblank
/dəwŋ/
Li
Rong
/duŋ/
Wang
Li
/duŋ/
Bernard
Karlgren
/dʱuŋ/
Expected
Mandarin
Reflex
tóng
Zhengzhang system (2003)
Character
Reading # 1/1
No. 17440
Phonetic
component
Rime
group
Rime
subdivision
0
Corresponding
MC rime
Old
Chinese
/*doːŋ/

Definitions[edit]

  1. boy
  2. servant
  3. (historical) page; boy servant
  4. ignorant
  5. Alternative form of (dòng).
  6. A surname​.

Compounds[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

See .

Pronunciation[edit]


Definitions[edit]

  1. (obsolete) (~族) Alternative name for (zhuàng, “Zhuang (people)”).

Etymology 3[edit]

For pronunciation and definitions of – see (“to stagger along; to fall”).
(This character, , is the simplified form of .)
Notes:

References[edit]


Japanese[edit]

Kanji[edit]

(uncommon “Hyōgai” kanji)

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Readings[edit]


Korean[edit]

Hanja[edit]

(eum (dong))

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Vietnamese[edit]

Han character[edit]

: Hán Nôm readings: đồng

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