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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)

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.
alt. forms 𠨐

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 .

Etymology[edit]

EB1911 - Volume 01 - Page 001 - 1.svg This entry lacks etymological information. If you are familiar with the origin of this term, please add it to the page per etymology instructions. You can also 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
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
No. 27
Phonetic
component
Rime
group
Rime
subdivision
0
Corresponding
MC rime
Old
Chinese
/*ŋaːŋ/

Definitions[edit]

  1. I
  2. Alternative form of .
    1. to raise
    2. high
  3. A surname​.

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 .

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)

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