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U+59C8, 姈
CJK UNIFIED IDEOGRAPH-59C8

[U+59C7]
CJK Unified Ideographs
[U+59C9]

Translingual[edit]

Han character[edit]

(radical 38 +5, 8 strokes, cangjie input 女人戈戈 (VOII), four-corner 48427, composition)

References[edit]

  • KangXi: page 258, character 13
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 6163
  • Dae Jaweon: page 523, character 19
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 2, page 1039, character 6
  • Unihan data for U+59C8

Chinese[edit]

simp. and trad.

Glyph origin[edit]

Characters in the same phonetic series () (Zhengzhang, 2003) 
Old Chinese
*ren, *reŋ, *reŋs, *reːŋ, *reːŋs
*riːn, *reːŋ
*riːŋ, *reːŋ, *reːŋs
魿 *ɡriŋ, *reːŋ
*mreŋs
*raːŋʔ, *reːŋ, *reːŋʔ
*reŋ, *reːŋ
*reŋʔ
*reŋʔ
*reŋʔ, *reːŋ
*reŋʔ, *reːŋ
*reŋʔ
*reŋs, *reːŋ
*ʔsleŋ
*reːŋ
*reːŋ
*reːŋ
*reːŋ
*reːŋ
*reːŋ
*reːŋ
*reːŋ
*reːŋ
*reːŋ
*reːŋ
*reːŋ
*reːŋ
*reːŋ
*reːŋ
*reːŋ
*reːŋ, *reːŋʔ
*reːŋ
*reːŋ
*reːŋ
*reːŋ
*reːŋ
*reːŋ
*reːŋ
*reːŋ
*reːŋ
*reːŋ
*reːŋ
*reːŋ
*reːŋ
*reːŋ
*reːŋ
*reːŋ

Phono-semantic compound (形聲, OC *reːŋ): semantic  (woman) + phonetic  (OC *ren, *reŋ, *reŋs, *reːŋ, *reːŋs).

Pronunciation[edit]


Rime
Character
Reading # 1/1
Initial () (37)
Final () (125)
Tone (調) Level (Ø)
Openness (開合) Open
Division () IV
Fanqie
Reconstructions
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
/leŋ/
Pan
Wuyun
/leŋ/
Shao
Rongfen
/lɛŋ/
Edwin
Pulleyblank
/lɛjŋ/
Li
Rong
/leŋ/
Wang
Li
/lieŋ/
Bernard
Karlgren
/lieŋ/
Expected
Mandarin
Reflex
líng
Zhengzhang system (2003)
Character
Reading # 1/1
No. 8326
Phonetic
component
Rime
group
Rime
subdivision
0
Corresponding
MC rime
Old
Chinese
/*reːŋ/

Definitions[edit]

  1. Used in female names.
  2. (of women) clever; quick-witted

Japanese[edit]

Kanji[edit]

(uncommon “Hyōgai” kanji)

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Readings[edit]


Korean[edit]

Hanja[edit]

(ryeong) (hangeul , revised ryeong, McCune-Reischauer ryŏng)

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Vietnamese[edit]

Han character[edit]

(lanh)

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