Definition from Wiktionary, the free dictionary
Jump to: navigation, search
See also:

Translingual[edit]

Stroke order
升-bw.png

Han character[edit]

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

  1. arise, go up
  2. hoist
  3. advance
  4. an ancient measuring unit
  5. 46th hexagram of the I Ching
  6. 公升, i.e. litre

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: volume 1, page 33, character 5
  • Unihan data for U+5347

Chinese[edit]

-
simp. and trad.

Pronunciation[edit]

Middle Chinese pronunciation (, reconstructed)
Character (升), Pronunciation 1/1

Initial: 書 (26)
Final: 蒸
Division: III

Openness: Open
Tone: Level (Ø)

Fanqie: 識蒸切
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
Bernard
Karlgren
Li
Rong
Pan
Wuyun
Edwin
Pulleyblank
Wang
Li
Shao
Rongfen
/ɕɨŋ/ /ɕi̯əŋ/ /ɕiəŋ/ /ɕɨŋ/ /ɕiŋ/ /ɕĭəŋ/ /ɕieŋ/
Old Chinese pronunciation (, reconstructed)
Baxter-Sagart system 1.1 (2014)
Character Modern Beijing
(Pinyin)
Middle Chinese Old Chinese English
shēng ‹ sying › /*s-təŋ/ 1/10th of a dǒu ⽃斗
shēng ‹ sying › /*s-təŋ/ 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 No. Phonetic
component
Rime
group
Rime
subdivision
Corresponding
MC rime
Old Chinese Notes
11300 0 /*hljɯŋ/

Japanese[edit]

Noun[edit]

(counter , hiragana ます, romaji masu)

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

Kanji[edit]

(common “Jōyō” kanji)

  1. measuring box

Readings[edit]


Korean[edit]

Hanja[edit]

(seung) (hangeul , revised seung, McCune-Reischauer sŭng)

  1. This entry needs a definition. Please add one, then remove {{defn}}.

Vietnamese[edit]

Han character[edit]

(thăng, thưng)

  1. This entry needs a definition. Please add one, then remove {{defn}}.