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Translingual[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Phono-semantic compound (形聲): semantic  (field) + phonetic 

Han character[edit]

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

  1. open space, field, market

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

Cantonese[edit]

Hanzi[edit]

(simplified , Jyutping coeng4, Yale cheung4)

Compounds[edit]

機場 gei1 coeng4 Airport


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, historical hiragana ぢやう, romaji )

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

Suffix[edit]

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

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

Korean[edit]

Hanja[edit]

(jang) (hangeul [[]], revised jang, McCune-Reischauer chang)


Mandarin[edit]

Hanzi[edit]

(simplified , Pinyin chǎng (chang3), Wade-Giles ch'ang3)

Compounds[edit]

  • 力场 / 力場 (Physics) (force field, field)
  • 立場 (立場场) (position, perspective)

Middle Chinese[edit]

Han character[edit]

(*djhiɑng)


Min Nan[edit]

Hanzi[edit]

(TLPA tshiâng (tshiang5), tiûnn (tiunn5))

References[edit]


Vietnamese[edit]

Han character[edit]

(trường, tràng, long)