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U+536C, 卬
CJK UNIFIED IDEOGRAPH-536C

[U+536B]
CJK Unified Ideographs
[U+536D]
See also: and

Translingual[edit]

Han character[edit]

(radical 26 +2, 4 strokes, cangjie input 竹女尸中 (HVSL), four-corner 27720)

  1. lofty
  2. high
  3. to raise, lift up
  4. high-priced

Derived characters[edit]

References[edit]

  • KangXi: page 158, character 49
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 2841
  • Dae Jaweon: page 363, character 7
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 1, page 310, character 12
  • Unihan data for U+536C

Chinese[edit]

simp. and trad.

Glyph origin[edit]

Historical forms of the character
Oracle bone script Large seal script Small seal script
卬-oracle.svg 卬-bigseal.svg 卬-seal.svg
Characters in the same phonetic series () (Zhengzhang, 2003) 
Old Chinese
*ŋaːŋ, *ŋaŋʔ
*ŋaːŋ, *ŋaːŋs
*ŋaːŋ
*ŋaŋʔ, *ŋaŋs
*ŋaŋ, *ŋraŋs

Ideogrammic compound (會意):  + : a man standing and a man kneeling; compare .

Pronunciation[edit]


Rime
Character
Reading # 1/2 2/2
Initial () (31) (31)
Final () (101) (105)
Tone (調) Level (Ø) Rising (X)
Openness (開合) Open Open
Division () I III
Fanqie
Reconstructions
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
/ŋɑŋ/ /ŋɨɐŋX/
Pan
Wuyun
/ŋɑŋ/ /ŋiɐŋX/
Shao
Rongfen
/ŋɑŋ/ /ŋiɑŋX/
Edwin
Pulleyblank
/ŋaŋ/ /ŋɨaŋX/
Li
Rong
/ŋɑŋ/ /ŋiaŋX/
Wang
Li
/ŋɑŋ/ /ŋĭaŋX/
Bernard
Karlgren
/ŋɑŋ/ /ŋi̯aŋX/
Expected
Mandarin
Reflex
áng yǎng
Baxter-Sagart system 1.1 (2014)
Character
Reading # 1/2 2/2
Modern
Beijing
(Pinyin)
áng áng
Middle
Chinese
‹ ngang › ‹ ngang ›
Old
Chinese
/*[k.ŋ]ˤaŋ/ /*ŋˤaŋ/
English high; lift high I, me

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 # 1/2 2/2
No. 27 32
Phonetic
component
Rime
group
Rime
subdivision
0 0
Corresponding
MC rime
Old
Chinese
/*ŋaːŋ/ /*ŋaŋʔ/

Definitions[edit]

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Japanese[edit]

Kanji[edit]

(uncommon “Hyōgai” kanji)

  1. lofty
  2. high
  3. raise
  4. high-priced

Readings[edit]


Korean[edit]

Hanja[edit]

‎(ang) (hangeul , revised ang, McCune-Reischauer ang)

  1. I, oneself
  2. high
  3. raise

Vietnamese[edit]

Han character[edit]

(ngang, ngàng)

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