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U+56CA, 囊
CJK UNIFIED IDEOGRAPH-56CA

[U+56C9]
CJK Unified Ideographs
[U+56CB]

Translingual[edit]

Han character[edit]

(radical 30 +19, 22 strokes, cangjie input 十月口口女 (JBRRV), four-corner 00732)

References[edit]

  • KangXi: page 215, character 14
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 4633
  • Dae Jaweon: page 438, character 14
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 1, page 707, character 13
  • Unihan data for U+56CA

Chinese[edit]

simp. and trad.
alt. forms

Glyph origin[edit]

Historical forms of the character
Small seal script
囊-seal.svg
Characters in the same phonetic series () (Zhengzhang, 2003) 
Old Chinese
*naːŋ
*naːŋ, *sraŋ, *hnjaŋs, *njaŋʔ
*naːŋʔ
*naːŋʔ, *naːŋs
*naːŋs
*naŋ, *njaŋ
*naŋ, *njaŋ
*naŋ, *njaŋ
*naŋs
*snaŋ, *snaŋ
*snaŋ
*snaŋ
*snaŋ
*snaŋ
*snaŋ, *njaŋs
*hnjaŋ, *hnjaŋʔ, *hnjaŋs
*njaŋ, *njaŋʔ, *njaŋs
*njaŋ
*njaŋ, *njaŋʔ
*njaŋ, *njaŋʔ
*njaŋ
*njaŋ
*njaŋ
*njaŋ
*njaŋ, *rnaːŋ
*njaŋ
*njaŋʔ
*njaŋʔ
*njaŋs
*njaŋs
*rnoːŋʔ

Ideogrammic compound (會意) – a tied bag (𣒚), with various items in it (𤕦). 𤕦 also serves as a phonetic element. There are many alternative forms. In the modern, standard form, the bottom turned into . Etymology best preserved in small seal script form.

Pronunciation[edit]


Note: nāng - only in Mainland, used in certain compounds (囊膪, 囊揣).
Note:
  • Zhangzhou, Taiwan:
    • lông - noun;
    • long - verb.

Rime
Character
Reading # 1/1
Initial () (8)
Final () (101)
Tone (調) Level (Ø)
Openness (開合) Open
Division () I
Fanqie
Reconstructions
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
/nɑŋ/
Pan
Wuyun
/nɑŋ/
Shao
Rongfen
/nɑŋ/
Edwin
Pulleyblank
/naŋ/
Li
Rong
/nɑŋ/
Wang
Li
/nɑŋ/
Bernard
Karlgren
/nɑŋ/
Expected
Mandarin
Reflex
náng
Baxter-Sagart system 1.1 (2014)
Character
Reading # 1/1
Modern
Beijing
(Pinyin)
náng
Middle
Chinese
‹ nang ›
Old
Chinese
/*nˤaŋ/
English sack, bag

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. 13608
Phonetic
component
Rime
group
Rime
subdivision
0
Corresponding
MC rime
Old
Chinese
/*naːŋ/

Definitions[edit]

  1. bag; pocket
  2. to bag up; to cover

Compounds[edit]


Japanese[edit]

Kanji[edit]

(uncommon “Hyōgai” kanji)

  1. bag
  2. purse
  3. sack
  4. put in bag

Readings[edit]


Korean[edit]

Hanja[edit]

(nang) (hangeul , revised nang, McCune-Reischauer nang)

  1. pocket
  2. bag

Vietnamese[edit]

Han character[edit]

(nang, nẵng)

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