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Translingual[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Phono-semantic compound (形聲, OC *ʔsraŋs): phonetic  ‎(OC *braːn, *zaŋ) + semantic 

Han character[edit]

(radical 33 +4, 7 strokes, cangjie input 女一土 (VMG), four-corner 24210, composition)

  1. big, large
  2. robust
  3. the Zhuang, an ethnic group living primarily in Guangxi, China

Descendants[edit]

References[edit]

  • KangXi: page 243, character 2
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 5643
  • Dae Jaweon: page 483, character 4
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 1, page 428, character 7
  • Unihan data for U+58EF

Chinese[edit]

trad.
simp.

Pronunciation[edit]



Rime
Character
Reading # 1/1
Initial () (18)
Final () (105)
Tone (調) Departing (H)
Openness (開合) Open
Division () III
Fanqie
Reconstructions
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
/t͡ʃɨɐŋH/
Pan
Wuyun
/ʈ͡ʂiɐŋH/
Shao
Rongfen
/t͡ʃiɑŋH/
Edwin
Pulleyblank
/ʈ͡ʂɨaŋH/
Li
Rong
/t͡ʃiaŋH/
Wang
Li
/t͡ʃĭaŋH/
Bernard
Karlgren
/ʈ͡ʂi̯aŋH/
Expected
Mandarin
Reflex
zhuàng
Baxter-Sagart system 1.1 (2014)
Character
Reading # 1/1
Modern
Beijing
(Pinyin)
zhuàng
Middle
Chinese
‹ tsrjangH ›
Old
Chinese
/*[ts]<r>aŋ-s/
English robust

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. 10307
Phonetic
component
Rime
group
Rime
subdivision
0
Corresponding
MC rime
Old
Chinese
/*ʔsraŋs/

Etymology 1[edit]

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Adjective[edit]

  1. strong; robust

Verb[edit]

  1. to strengthen

Compounds[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

First written as (note the "beast" radical, (quǎn)). Following the foundation of the PRC it was written as (with a "person" radical, (rén)). Due to the derogatory connotations of the previous characters, it was officially amended to ("strong; robust") in 1965.

Noun[edit]

  1. the Zhuang, an ethnic group living primarily in Guangxi, China

Compounds[edit]


Japanese[edit]

Kanji[edit]

(“Jinmeiyō” kanji used for names)

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Readings[edit]


Korean[edit]

Hanja[edit]

‎(jang) (hangeul , revised jang, McCune-Reischauer chang, Yale cang)

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Vietnamese[edit]

Han character[edit]

(tráng, trắng)

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