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Translingual[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Phono-semantic compound (形聲, OC *l'aŋ): semantic  ‎(field) + phonetic  ‎(OC *laŋ)

Han character[edit]

(radical 32 +9, 12 strokes, cangjie input 土日一竹 (GAMH), four-corner 46127, composition)

References[edit]

  • KangXi: page 234, character 8
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 5278
  • Dae Jaweon: page 472, character 2
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 1, page 462, character 9
  • Unihan data for U+5834

Chinese[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

trad.
simp.
alt. forms

Pronunciation[edit]



Rime
Character
Reading # 1/1
Initial () (11)
Final () (105)
Tone (調) Level (Ø)
Openness (開合) Open
Division () III
Fanqie
Reconstructions
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
/ɖɨɐŋ/
Pan
Wuyun
/ɖiɐŋ/
Shao
Rongfen
/ȡiɑŋ/
Edwin
Pulleyblank
/ɖɨaŋ/
Li
Rong
/ȡiaŋ/
Wang
Li
/ȡĭaŋ/
Bernard
Karlgren
/ȡʱi̯aŋ/
Expected
Mandarin
Reflex
cháng
Baxter-Sagart system 1.1 (2014)
Character
Reading # 1/1
Modern
Beijing
(Pinyin)
cháng
Middle
Chinese
‹ drjang ›
Old
Chinese
/*[l]raŋ/
English arena

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. 14580
Phonetic
component
Rime
group
Rime
subdivision
0
Corresponding
MC rime
Old
Chinese
/*l'aŋ/

Definitions[edit]

  1. open space, field, market
    農貿市 / 农贸市  ―  nóngmào shìchǎng  ―  farmer's market
    /   ―  zhànchǎng  ―  battlefield
  2. (physics) field (region affected by a particular force)
    /   ―  chǎng  ―  magnetic field
  3. threshing floor
  4. large place used for a specific purpose
  5. stage
  6. scene (of a play)
  7. classifier for events and happenings: spell, episode, bout
  8. classifier for sporting or recreational activities
    / [Cantonese]  ―  daa2 jat1 coeng4 syu1 jat1 coeng4 [Jyutping]  ―  play a round and lose a round
  9. classifier for number of exams
Compounds[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

For pronunciation and definitions of – see .
(This character, , is a variant form of .)

References[edit]


Japanese[edit]

Kanji[edit]

(grade 2 “Kyōiku” kanji)

Readings[edit]

Compounds[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Alteration from Old Japanese ‎(/*nipa/, garden, yard).

/*nipa/ > /*niba/ > /ba/

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

‎(hiragana , romaji ba)

  1. a place
  2. (physics) a field

Counter[edit]

‎(hiragana , romaji -ba)

  1. sections of a play

Etymology 2[edit]

From Middle Chinese.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

‎(hiragana じょう, romaji , historical hiragana ぢやう)

  1. a flattened area used for festivals or ceremonies
  2. a place where events are held

Suffix[edit]

‎(hiragana じょう, romaji -jō, historical hiragana ぢやう)

  1. place, arena, course
Derived terms[edit]

Korean[edit]

Hanja[edit]

‎(jang) (hangeul , McCune-Reischauer chang)

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Vietnamese[edit]

Han character[edit]

(trường, tràng, long)

  1. school

Compounds[edit]