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U+515A, 党
CJK UNIFIED IDEOGRAPH-515A

[U+5159]
CJK Unified Ideographs
[U+515B]

Translingual[edit]

Stroke order
10 strokes
Japanese
Simplified
Traditional 党/

Han character[edit]

(radical 10, +8, 10 strokes, cangjie input 火月口竹山 (FBRHU), four-corner 90216, composition𫩠 or ⿱)

Derived characters[edit]

Related characters[edit]

Further reading[edit]

  • KangXi: page 125, character 18
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 1381
  • Dae Jaweon: page 265, character 23
  • Hanyu Da Zidian (first edition): volume 1, page 273, character 11
  • Unihan data for U+515A

Chinese[edit]

Glyph origin[edit]

Phono-semantic compound (形聲): phonetic  (OC *djaŋ, *djaŋs) + semantic  (human).

Besides its original senses, it is used as a simplified substitute for the character .

Etymology 1[edit]

For pronunciation and definitions of – see (“gang; faction; party; etc.”).
(This character, , is the simplified and variant form of .)
Notes:

Etymology 2[edit]

simp. and trad.

Pronunciation[edit]


Definitions[edit]

  1. A surname​.
      ―  Dǎngjiā Cūn  ―  Dangjia Village
  2. Used in 党項党项 (Dǎngxiàng).

Japanese[edit]

Shinjitai

Kyūjitai

Kanji[edit]

(grade 6 “Kyōiku” kanjishinjitai kanji, kyūjitai form )

  1. political party

Readings[edit]

As shinjitai or abbreviated form of :

As original character:

Usage notes[edit]

Rare as an original character, and even more rarely used with its original reading; used mostly in the word (タン)(グート) (tangūto, Tangut).

Kanji in this term
とう
Grade: 6
on’yomi

Noun[edit]

(とう) ( (kyūjitai )

  1. political party

(たむら) (tamura (kyūjitai )

  1. Alternative form of

Suffix[edit]

(とう) (-tō (kyūjitai )

  1. political party

References[edit]

  • 諸橋轍次 (Morohashi Tetsuji), chief ed. 大漢和辞典 (Dai Kan-Wa Jiten, “Comprehensive Chinese–Japanese Dictionary”). 13 vols. 1955–1960. Revised and enlarged ed. 1984–1986. Tokyo: Taishukan.