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U+59D3, 姓
CJK UNIFIED IDEOGRAPH-59D3

[U+59D2]
CJK Unified Ideographs
[U+59D4]

Translingual[edit]

Stroke order
8 strokes
Japanese stroke order
8 strokes

Han character[edit]

(radical 38 +5, 8 strokes, cangjie input 女竹手一 (VHQM), four-corner 45410, composition)

References[edit]

  • KangXi: page 259, character 5
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 6178
  • Dae Jaweon: page 524, character 9
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 2, page 1037, character 12
  • Unihan data for U+59D3

Chinese[edit]

simp. and trad.

Glyph origin[edit]

Characters in the same phonetic series () (Zhengzhang, 2003) 
Old Chinese
sʰlɯː
sʰleːns
sʰleːns, *ʔsreːŋ
sʰleːns, *sʰleŋs
sʰleːns
sʰeːns
sʰeːns
sʰleːŋ, *sreŋs
sreŋ
sreŋ
sreŋ
sreŋ, *sleːŋ
sreŋ
sreŋ, *sreŋs
sreŋ, *seːŋ
sreŋ
sreŋʔ
sreŋs
zreːŋ
ʔsleŋ, *ʔsleŋs
ʔsleŋ
ʔsleŋ, *sʰleːŋ
ʔsleŋ, *sʰleːŋ
ʔsleŋ
ʔsleŋ, *zleŋs, *zleŋʔ
ʔsleŋ, *sʰleŋʔ
ʔsleŋ
ʔsleŋ
ʔsleŋ
sʰleŋ
sʰleŋ
sʰleŋʔ, *zleŋs, *zleŋ
sʰleŋs
zleŋs, *zleŋ
zleŋs
zleŋ
zleŋ
zleŋ
zleŋʔ
zleŋʔ
seŋʔ, *seːŋs
seŋʔ, *seːŋ
sleŋs
sleŋs
l̥ʰeŋs
ʔljeŋ, *sʰleːŋ
sʰleːŋ
sʰleːŋ, *sʰleːŋs
sʰleːŋs
sleːŋ
sleːŋ
sleːŋ
sleːŋ
seːŋ, *seːŋs
seːŋ
seːŋ, *seːŋʔ, *seːŋs
seːŋ

Phono-semantic compound (形聲, OC *sleŋs): semantic  + phonetic  (OC *sʰleːŋ, *sreŋs).

Etymology[edit]

Specialised form of (xìng): “human nature; what is inborn” > “surname; clan name”.

Pronunciation[edit]


Note:
  • sèng - literary;
  • sèⁿ, sìⁿ - vernacular.

Rime
Character
Reading # 1/1
Initial () (16)
Final () (121)
Tone (調) Departing (H)
Openness (開合) Open
Division () III
Fanqie
Reconstructions
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
/siᴇŋH/
Pan
Wuyun
/siɛŋH/
Shao
Rongfen
/siæŋH/
Edwin
Pulleyblank
/siajŋH/
Li
Rong
/siɛŋH/
Wang
Li
/sĭɛŋH/
Bernard
Karlgren
/si̯ɛŋH/
Expected
Mandarin
Reflex
xìng
Baxter-Sagart system 1.1 (2014)
Character
Reading # 1/1
Modern
Beijing
(Pinyin)
xìng
Middle
Chinese
‹ sjengH ›
Old
Chinese
/*seŋ-s/
English surname

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. 11359
Phonetic
component
Rime
group
Rime
subdivision
0
Corresponding
MC rime
Old
Chinese
/*sleŋs/

Definitions[edit]

  1. surname; family name; clan name
    Antonyms: (míng)
    怎麼拼寫 / 怎么拼写  ―  Nǐ de xìng zěnme pīnxiě?  ―  How do you spell your last name?
  2. to have the surname of
    /   ―  Nín guìxìng?  ―  What is your surname? [formal]
    /   ―  xìng Chén.  ―  My surname is Chen.
  3. A surname​.

Compounds[edit]


Japanese[edit]

Kanji[edit]

(common “Jōyō” kanji)

  1. surname

Readings[edit]


Korean[edit]

Hanja[edit]

(seong) (hangeul , revised seong, McCune-Reischauer sŏng)

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Vietnamese[edit]

Han character[edit]

(tính)

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