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U+5B55, 孕
CJK UNIFIED IDEOGRAPH-5B55

[U+5B54]
CJK Unified Ideographs
[U+5B56]

Translingual[edit]

Han character[edit]

(radical 39, +2, 5 strokes, cangjie input 弓尸弓木 (NSND), four-corner 17407, composition)

References[edit]

  • KangXi: page 277, character 14
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 6938
  • Dae Jaweon: page 545, character 4
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 2, page 1009, character 5
  • Unihan data for U+5B55

Chinese[edit]

simp. and trad.

Glyph origin[edit]

Historical forms of the character
Shang Shuowen Jiezi (compiled in Han) Liushutong (compiled in Ming)
Oracle bone script Small seal script Transcribed ancient scripts
孕-oracle.svg 孕-seal.svg 孕-bigseal.svg

Pictogram (象形) – a pregnant woman with a fetus.

Pronunciation[edit]


Note:
  • īn/ūn - vernacular;
  • ēng - literary.
  • Wu

    • Dialectal data
    Variety Location
    Mandarin Beijing /yn˥˩/
    Harbin /yn˥˧/
    Tianjin /yn˥˧/
    Jinan /yẽ˨˩/
    Qingdao /yə̃˦˨/
    Zhengzhou /yn˧˩˨/
    Xi'an /iẽ˦˦/
    Xining /yə̃˨˩˧/
    Yinchuan /yŋ˩˧/
    Lanzhou /yñ˩˧/
    Ürümqi /yŋ˨˩˧/
    Wuhan /yn˧˥/
    Chengdu /zuən˩˧/
    Guiyang /zuen˨˩˧/
    Kunming /ĩ˨˩˨/
    Nanjing /yn˦˦/
    Hefei /yn˥˧/
    Jin Taiyuan /yəŋ˦˥/
    Pingyao /iŋ˩˧/
    Hohhot /ĩŋ˥˥/
    Wu Shanghai /ɦyŋ˨˧/
    /ɦioŋ˨˧/
    Suzhou /ɦyən˧˩/
    Hangzhou /ɦin˩˧/
    Wenzhou /jaŋ˧˩/
    Hui Shexian /yʌ̃˨˨/
    Tunxi /yan˦˦/
    Xiang Changsha /yn˥˥/
    /yn˩˩/
    Xiangtan /yn˥˥/
    Gan Nanchang /yn˨˩/
    Hakka Meixian
    Taoyuan /in˧˩/
    Cantonese Guangzhou /jɐn˨˨/
    Nanning /yn˨˨/
    Hong Kong /jɐn˨˨/
    Min Xiamen (Min Nan) /iŋ˨˨/
    /in˨˩/
    Fuzhou (Min Dong) /ɛiŋ˨˦˨/
    Jian'ou (Min Bei) /iŋ˦˦/
    Shantou (Min Nan) /zeŋ˧˥/
    Haikou (Min Nan) /kua˧˧/

    Rime
    Character
    Reading # 1/1
    Initial () (36)
    Final () (133)
    Tone (調) Departing (H)
    Openness (開合) Open
    Division () III
    Fanqie
    Reconstructions
    Zhengzhang
    Shangfang
    /jɨŋH/
    Pan
    Wuyun
    /jɨŋH/
    Shao
    Rongfen
    /ieŋH/
    Edwin
    Pulleyblank
    /jiŋH/
    Li
    Rong
    /iəŋH/
    Wang
    Li
    /jĭəŋH/
    Bernard
    Karlgren
    /i̯əŋH/
    Expected
    Mandarin
    Reflex
    yìng
    BaxterSagart system 1.1 (2014)
    Character
    Reading # 1/1
    Modern
    Beijing
    (Pinyin)
    yùn
    Middle
    Chinese
    ‹ yingH ›
    Old
    Chinese
    /*l[i]ŋ-s/
    English pregnant

    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. 16475
    Phonetic
    component
    Rime
    group
    Rime
    subdivision
    0
    Corresponding
    MC rime
    Old
    Chinese
    /*lɯŋs/

    Definitions[edit]

    1. to be pregnant
    2. pregnancy
    3. foetus

    Compounds[edit]


    Japanese[edit]

    Kanji[edit]

    (uncommon “Hyōgai” kanji)

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    Readings[edit]


    Korean[edit]

    Hanja[edit]

    (ing) (hangeul , revised ing, McCune–Reischauer ing)

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    Vietnamese[edit]

    Han character[edit]

    (dựng, dằng, dửng, rặng)

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