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See also:
U+5B30, 嬰
CJK UNIFIED IDEOGRAPH-5B30

[U+5B2F]
CJK Unified Ideographs
[U+5B31]

Translingual[edit]

Traditional
Shinjitai
(extended)
𰋷
Simplified

Han character[edit]

(radical 38, +14, 17 strokes, cangjie input 月金女 (BCV), four-corner 66404, composition)

References[edit]

  • KangXi: page 273, character 4
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 6828
  • Dae Jaweon: page 541, character 10
  • Hanyu Da Zidian (first edition): volume 2, page 1086, character 8
  • Unihan data for U+5B30

Chinese[edit]

trad.
simp.
alternative forms 𫝭 ancient
𪧀 ancient
𰋷 second round simplified

Glyph origin[edit]

Ideogrammic compound (會意): (a string of shells) + (woman).

Etymology[edit]

Probably related to (OC *qʷeŋ, “to entwine”) (Schuessler, 2007).

Pronunciation[edit]


Note:
  • eⁿ/iⁿ - vernacular;
  • eng - literary.
  • Wu
  • Xiang

  • Rime
    Character
    Reading # 1/1
    Initial () (34)
    Final () (121)
    Tone (調) Level (Ø)
    Openness (開合) Open
    Division () III
    Fanqie
    Reconstructions
    Zhengzhang
    Shangfang
    /ʔiᴇŋ/
    Pan
    Wuyun
    /ʔiɛŋ/
    Shao
    Rongfen
    /ʔiæŋ/
    Edwin
    Pulleyblank
    /ʔiajŋ/
    Li
    Rong
    /ʔiɛŋ/
    Wang
    Li
    /ĭɛŋ/
    Bernard
    Karlgren
    /ʔi̯ɛŋ/
    Expected
    Mandarin
    Reflex
    yīng
    Expected
    Cantonese
    Reflex
    jing1
    BaxterSagart system 1.1 (2014)
    Character
    Reading # 1/2 2/2
    Modern
    Beijing
    (Pinyin)
    yīng yīng
    Middle
    Chinese
    ‹ ʔjieng › ‹ ʔjieng ›
    Old
    Chinese
    /*ʔeŋ/ /*ʔeŋ/
    English surround; necklace baby

    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. 15336
    Phonetic
    component
    Rime
    group
    Rime
    subdivision
    0
    Corresponding
    MC rime
    Old
    Chinese
    /*qeŋ/

    Definitions[edit]

    1. baby; infant
    2. necklace
    3. to put on; to wear
    4. to surround
    5. to entangle; to fetter
    6. to suffer
    7. to offend
    8. to exert
    9. A surname​.

    Synonyms[edit]

    Compounds[edit]


    Japanese[edit]

    Shinjitai

    𰋷

    Kyūjitai

    Kanji[edit]

    (uncommon “Hyōgai” kanjikyūjitai kanji, shinjitai form 𰋷)

    1. young child, newborn child
    2. used as western symbol ♯ sharp to mark the accidentals of musical notes
    3. necklace
    4. put around one's neck

    Readings[edit]

    Compounds[edit]

    Etymology[edit]

    Kanji in this term
    えい
    Hyōgaiji
    kan’on

    From Middle Chinese (MC ʔiᴇŋ).

    The kan'on pronunciation, so likely a later borrowing.

    Pronunciation[edit]

    Affix[edit]

    (えい) (ei

    1. newborn baby; infant
    2. surround

    Noun[edit]

    (えい) (ei

    1. (music) sharp ()
      (えい)eiheF-sharp

    Antonyms[edit]

    References[edit]

    1. ^ 2006, 大辞林 (Daijirin), Third Edition (in Japanese), Tōkyō: Sanseidō, →ISBN

    Korean[edit]

    Hanja[edit]

    (yeong) (hangeul , revised yeong, McCune–Reischauer yŏng)

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    Vietnamese[edit]

    Han character[edit]

    : Hán Việt readings: anh

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