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Translingual[edit]

Stroke order
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Etymology[edit]

Radical: (woman) + (born) ("the woman we were borne from gives us our name")

Han character[edit]

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

  1. one's family name
  2. clan, people

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

Cantonese[edit]

Hanzi[edit]

(Jyutping seng3, sing3, Yale seng3, sing3)


Japanese[edit]

Kanji[edit]

(common “Jōyō” kanji)

Readings[edit]


Korean[edit]

Hanja[edit]

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


Mandarin[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Hanzi[edit]

(Pinyin xìng (xing4), Wade-Giles hsing4)

Compounds[edit]


Vietnamese[edit]

Han character[edit]

(tính)