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Translingual[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Phono-semantic compound (形聲): phonetic  + semantic  (earth) – an earthen mold, hence form, pattern.

Han character[edit]

(radical 32 +6, 9 strokes, cangjie input 一弓土 (MNG), four-corner 12104, composition)

  1. pattern, model, type
  2. law
  3. mold

Synonyms[edit]

References[edit]

  • KangXi: page 227, character 28
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 5030
  • Dae Jaweon: page 463, character 18
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 1, page 436, character 11
  • Unihan data for U+578B

Cantonese[edit]

Hanzi[edit]

(Jyutping jing4, Yale ying4)


Japanese[edit]

Kanji[edit]

(grade 4 “Kyōiku” kanji)

Readings[edit]

Compounds[edit]


Korean[edit]

Hanja[edit]

(hyeong) (hangeul , revised hyeong, McCune-Reischauer hyŏng)


Mandarin[edit]

Hanzi[edit]

(Pinyin xíng (xing2), Wade-Giles hsing2)


Vietnamese[edit]

Han character[edit]

(hình)