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U+536C, 卬
CJK UNIFIED IDEOGRAPH-536C

[U+536B]
CJK Unified Ideographs
[U+536D]

Translingual[edit]

Han character[edit]

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

  1. When used as a component in other characters , 卬 can be referred to as 昂字底.

Derived characters[edit]

References[edit]

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

Chinese[edit]

simp. and trad.
alternative forms 𠨐

Glyph origin[edit]

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

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

Etymology[edit]

(This etymology is missing or incomplete. Please add to it, or discuss it at the Etymology scriptorium. Particularly: “Is the sense “I” from Proto-Sino-Tibetan *ŋa ?”)

Pronunciation 1[edit]



Rime
Character
Reading # 1/2
Initial () (31)
Final () (101)
Tone (調) Level (Ø)
Openness (開合) Open
Division () I
Fanqie
Reconstructions
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
/ŋɑŋ/
Pan
Wuyun
/ŋɑŋ/
Shao
Rongfen
/ŋɑŋ/
Edwin
Pulleyblank
/ŋaŋ/
Li
Rong
/ŋɑŋ/
Wang
Li
/ŋɑŋ/
Bernard
Karlgren
/ŋɑŋ/
Expected
Mandarin
Reflex
áng
BaxterSagart system 1.1 (2014)
Character
Reading # 1/2 2/2
Modern
Beijing
(Pinyin)
áng áng
Middle
Chinese
‹ ngang › ‹ ngang ›
Old
Chinese
/*[k.ŋ]ˁaŋ/ /*ŋˁaŋ/
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
No. 27
Phonetic
component
Rime
group
Rime
subdivision
0
Corresponding
MC rime
Old
Chinese
/*ŋaːŋ/

Definitions[edit]

  1. (literary or old-style Xiang) I
  2. Alternative form of (áng).
    1. to raise
    2. high
  3. A surname​.
  4. To admire, or look up to (someone)

Synonyms[edit]

Compounds[edit]

Pronunciation 2[edit]



Rime
Character
Reading # 2/2
Initial () (31)
Final () (105)
Tone (調) Rising (X)
Openness (開合) Open
Division () III
Fanqie
Reconstructions
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
/ŋɨɐŋX/
Pan
Wuyun
/ŋiɐŋX/
Shao
Rongfen
/ŋiɑŋX/
Edwin
Pulleyblank
/ŋɨaŋX/
Li
Rong
/ŋiaŋX/
Wang
Li
/ŋĭaŋX/
Bernard
Karlgren
/ŋi̯aŋX/
Expected
Mandarin
Reflex
yǎng
Zhengzhang system (2003)
Character
Reading # 2/2
No. 32
Phonetic
component
Rime
group
Rime
subdivision
0
Corresponding
MC rime
Old
Chinese
/*ŋaŋʔ/

Definitions[edit]

  1. Alternative form of (yǎng).

Compounds[edit]


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)

  1. This term needs a translation to English. Please help out and add a translation, then remove the text {{rfdef}}.