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Translingual[edit]

Stroke order
唱-bw.png
Stroke order
唱-order.gif

Han character[edit]

(radical 30 +8, 11 strokes, cangjie input 口日日 (RAA), four-corner 66060, composition)

References[edit]

  • KangXi: page 193, character 21
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 3765
  • Dae Jaweon: page 414, character 1
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 1, page 640, character 8
  • Unihan data for U+5531

Chinese[edit]

simp. and trad.

Glyph origin[edit]

Historical forms of the character
Small seal script
唱-seal.svg

Phono-semantic compound (形聲, OC *tʰjaŋs): semantic  + phonetic  ‎(OC *tʰjaŋ)

Pronunciation[edit]



  • Dialectal data
Variety Location
Mandarin Beijing /ʈ͡ʂʰɑŋ⁵¹/
Harbin /ʈ͡ʂʰaŋ⁵³/
Tianjin /ʈ͡ʂʰɑŋ⁵³/
/t͡sʰɑŋ⁵³/
Jinan /ʈ͡ʂʰaŋ²¹/
Qingdao /tʃʰaŋ⁴²/
Zhengzhou /ʈ͡ʂʰaŋ³¹²/
Xi'an /ʈ͡ʂʰaŋ⁴⁴/
Xining /ʈ͡ʂʰɔ̃²¹³/
Yinchuan /ʈ͡ʂʰɑŋ¹³/
Lanzhou /ʈ͡ʂʰɑ̃¹³/
Ürümqi /ʈ͡ʂʰɑŋ²¹³/
Wuhan /t͡sʰaŋ³⁵/
Chengdu /t͡sʰaŋ¹³/
Guiyang /t͡sʰaŋ²¹³/
Kunming /ʈ͡ʂʰã̠²¹²/
Nanjing /ʈ͡ʂʰaŋ⁴⁴/
Hefei /ʈ͡ʂʰɑ̃⁵³/
Jin Taiyuan /t͡sʰɒ̃⁴⁵/
Pingyao /ʈ͡ʂʰɑŋ³⁵/
Hohhot /t͡sʰɑ̃⁵⁵/
Wu Shanghai /t͡sʰɑ̃³⁵/
Suzhou /t͡sʰɑ̃⁵¹³/
Hangzhou /t͡sʰɑŋ⁴⁴⁵/
Wenzhou /t͡ɕʰi⁴²/
Hui Shexian /t͡ɕia³²⁴/
Tunxi /t͡ɕʰiau⁴²/
Xiang Changsha /ʈ͡ʂʰan⁵⁵/
Xiangtan /ʈ͡ʂʰɔn⁵⁵/
Gan Nanchang /t͡sʰɔŋ²¹³/
Hakka Meixian /t͡sʰoŋ⁵³/
Taoyuan /tʃʰoŋ⁵⁵/
Cantonese Guangzhou /t͡sʰœŋ³³/
Nanning /t͡sʰœŋ³³/
Hong Kong /t͡sʰœŋ³³/
Min Xiamen (Min Nan) /t͡sʰiɔŋ²¹/
/t͡sʰiũ²¹/
Fuzhou (Min Dong) /t͡sʰuɔŋ²¹²/
Jian'ou (Min Bei) /t͡sʰiɔŋ³³/
Shantou (Min Nan) /t͡sʰiaŋ²¹³/
/t͡sʰio²¹³/
Haikou (Min Nan) /saŋ³⁵/
/sio³⁵/

Rime
Character
Reading # 1/1
Initial () (24)
Final () (105)
Tone (調) Departing (H)
Openness (開合) Open
Division () III
Fanqie
Reconstructions
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
/t͡ɕʰɨɐŋH/
Pan
Wuyun
/t͡ɕʰiɐŋH/
Shao
Rongfen
/t͡ɕʰiɑŋH/
Edwin
Pulleyblank
/cʰɨaŋH/
Li
Rong
/t͡ɕʰiaŋH/
Wang
Li
/t͡ɕʰĭaŋH/
Bernard
Karlgren
/t͡ɕʰi̯aŋH/
Expected
Mandarin
Reflex
chàng
Baxter-Sagart system 1.1 (2014)
Character
Reading # 1/1
Modern
Beijing
(Pinyin)
chàng
Middle
Chinese
‹ tsyhangH ›
Old
Chinese
/*mə-tʰaŋ-s/
English to lead (in singing)

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 # 1/1
No. 1257
Phonetic
component
Rime
group
Rime
subdivision
0
Corresponding
MC rime
Old
Chinese
/*tʰjaŋs/

Definitions[edit]

  1. to sing
      ―  chàng  ―  to sing a song
  2. to chant
  3. to call
  4. song
  5. A surname​.

Derived terms[edit]


Japanese[edit]

Kanji[edit]

(grade 4 “Kyōiku” kanji)

  1. chant
  2. choir

Readings[edit]


Korean[edit]

Hanja[edit]

‎(chang) (hangeul , McCune-Reischauer ch'ang)

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Vietnamese[edit]

Han character[edit]

(xướng, xẳng, xang, sướng, xắng, xẵng)

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