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U+5531, 唱
CJK UNIFIED IDEOGRAPH-5531

[U+5530]
CJK Unified Ideographs
[U+5532]

Translingual[edit]

Stroke order
11 strokes
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
Shuowen Jiezi (compiled in Han)
Small seal script
唱-seal.svg
Characters in the same phonetic series () (Zhengzhang, 2003) 
Old Chinese
*tʰjaŋ
*tʰjaŋ, *tʰjaŋs
*tʰjaŋ
*tʰjaŋ
*tʰjaŋ
*tʰjaŋ
*tʰjaŋ
*tʰjaŋ
*tʰjaŋs

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

Pronunciation[edit]


Note:
  • chhiùⁿ/chhiòⁿ - vernacular;
  • chhiàng/chhiòng - literary.
  • Wu

    • 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
    BaxterSagart 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​.

    Compounds[edit]


    Japanese[edit]

    Kanji[edit]

    (grade 4 “Kyōiku” kanji)

    1. chant
    2. choir

    Readings[edit]

    Compounds[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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