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Translingual[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Phono-semantic compound (形聲): semantic  + phonetic 

Han character[edit]

(radical 29 +16, 18 strokes, cangjie input 廿金廿水 (TCTE), four-corner 32147, composition)

  1. bush, shrub
  2. thicket
  3. collection

References[edit]

  • KangXi: page 167, character 12
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 3220
  • Dae Jaweon: page 379, character 8
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 1, page 402, character 15
  • Unihan data for U+53E2

Cantonese[edit]

Hanzi[edit]

(simplified , Yale chung4)


Japanese[edit]

Kanji[edit]

(“Jinmeiyō” kanji used for names)

Readings[edit]

Noun[edit]

(hiragana くさむら, romaji kusamura)

  1. clump of bushes, thicket

Alternative forms[edit]


Korean[edit]

Hanja[edit]

(chong) (hangeul , revised chong, McCune-Reischauer ch'ong)


Mandarin[edit]

Hanzi[edit]

(simplified , Pinyin cóng (cong2), Wade-Giles ts'ung2)


Vietnamese[edit]

Han character[edit]

(tùng, tòng)