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U+5347, 升
CJK UNIFIED IDEOGRAPH-5347

[U+5346]
CJK Unified Ideographs
[U+5348]

Translingual[edit]

Stroke order
4 strokes

Han character[edit]

(radical 24, +2, 4 strokes, cangjie input 竹廿 (HT), four-corner 24400, composition丿)

Derived characters[edit]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  • KangXi: page 156, character 3
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 2702
  • Dae Jaweon: page 353, character 4
  • Hanyu Da Zidian (first edition): volume 1, page 33, character 5
  • Unihan data for U+5347

Chinese[edit]

simp. and trad.
alternative forms
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两诏铜方升,秦朝颁行的标准量器,两侧刻有始皇二十六年和秦二世元年诏文。

Glyph origin[edit]

Historical forms of the character
Shang Western Zhou Shuowen Jiezi (compiled in Han) Liushutong (compiled in Ming)
Oracle bone script Bronze inscriptions Small seal script Transcribed ancient scripts
升-oracle.svg 升-bronze.svg 升-seal.svg 升-bigseal.svg

Pronunciation[edit]


Note:
  • seng - literary ("to rise");
  • chin - vernacular (measuring unit).
  • Wu

    Rime
    Character
    Reading # 1/1
    Initial () (26)
    Final () (133)
    Tone (調) Level (Ø)
    Openness (開合) Open
    Division () III
    Fanqie
    Reconstructions
    Zhengzhang
    Shangfang
    /ɕɨŋ/
    Pan
    Wuyun
    /ɕɨŋ/
    Shao
    Rongfen
    /ɕieŋ/
    Edwin
    Pulleyblank
    /ɕiŋ/
    Li
    Rong
    /ɕiəŋ/
    Wang
    Li
    /ɕĭəŋ/
    Bernard
    Karlgren
    /ɕi̯əŋ/
    Expected
    Mandarin
    Reflex
    shēng
    BaxterSagart system 1.1 (2014)
    Character
    Reading # 1/2 2/2
    Modern
    Beijing
    (Pinyin)
    shēng shēng
    Middle
    Chinese
    ‹ sying › ‹ sying ›
    Old
    Chinese
    /*s-təŋ/ /*s-təŋ/
    English 1/10th of a dǒu ⽃斗 rise (v.)

    Notes for Old Chinese notations in the Baxter–Sagart system:

    * Parentheses "()" indicate uncertain presence;
    * Square brackets "[]" indicate uncertain identity, e.g. *[t] as coda may in fact be *-t or *-p;
    * Angle brackets "<>" indicate infix;
    * Hyphen "-" indicates morpheme boundary;

    * Period "." indicates syllable boundary.
    Zhengzhang system (2003)
    Character
    Reading # 1/1
    No. 11300
    Phonetic
    component
    Rime
    group
    Rime
    subdivision
    0
    Corresponding
    MC rime
    Old
    Chinese
    /*hljɯŋ/

    Definitions[edit]

    1. to rise
    2. to raise
    3. 46th hexagram of the I Ching
    4. an ancient measuring unit
    5. litre
    6. (music) sharp (♯)

    Compounds[edit]


    Japanese[edit]

    Kanji[edit]

    (common “Jōyō” kanji)

    Kanji in this term
    ます
    Grade: S
    kun’yomi
    1. rise, ascend
    2. measuring box

    Readings[edit]

    Etymology 1[edit]

    Pronunciation[edit]

    Noun[edit]

    (ます) (masu (counter )

    1. a unit of liquid measure equal to 1.8 liters or 1800 ml.
    2. a box used for measuring or serving sake in units of 1800 ml.

    Etymology 2[edit]

    From that kanji form of 升 is similar to チート (chīto, cheat).

    Pronunciation[edit]

    Noun[edit]

    (ます) or (チート) (masu or chīto

    1. (computer games, Internet slang) cheat

    Korean[edit]

    Hanja[edit]

    (eum (seung))

    1. ( 승): A unit of volume equivalent to about 1.8 L.

    Vietnamese[edit]

    Han character[edit]

    : Hán Nôm readings: thăng, thưng

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