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Character
Unicode name CJK UNIFIED IDEOGRAPH-5B55
Code point U+5B55
Entity number 孕
Unicode block CJK Unified Ideographs
[U+5B54] [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
Oracle bone script Large seal script Small seal script
孕-oracle.svg 孕-bigseal.svg 孕-seal.svg

Ideogrammic compound (會意):  ‎(pregnant woman) +  ‎(child) – a pregnant woman (swollen breasts and stomach) with child. Compare .

Pronunciation[edit]



  • Dialectal data
Variety Location
Mandarin Beijing /yn⁵¹/
Harbin /yn⁵³/
Tianjin /yn⁵³/
Jinan /yẽ²¹/
Qingdao /yə̃⁴²/
Zhengzhou /yn³¹²/
Xi'an /iẽ⁴⁴/
Xining /yə̃²¹³/
Yinchuan /yŋ¹³/
Lanzhou /yñ¹³/
Ürümqi /yŋ²¹³/
Wuhan /yn³⁵/
Chengdu /zuən¹³/
Guiyang /zuen²¹³/
Kunming /ĩ²¹²/
Nanjing /yn⁴⁴/
Hefei /yn⁵³/
Jin Taiyuan /yəŋ⁴⁵/
Pingyao /iŋ¹³/
Hohhot /ĩŋ⁵⁵/
Wu Shanghai /ɦyŋ²³/
/ɦioŋ²³/
Suzhou /ɦyən³¹/
Hangzhou /ɦin¹³/
Wenzhou /jaŋ³¹/
Hui Shexian /yʌ̃²²/
Tunxi /yan⁴⁴/
Xiang Changsha /yn⁵⁵/
/yn¹¹/
Xiangtan /yn⁵⁵/
Gan Nanchang /yn²¹/
Hakka Meixian
Taoyuan /in³¹/
Cantonese Guangzhou /jɐn²²/
Nanning /yn²²/
Hong Kong /jɐn²²/
Min Xiamen (Min Nan) /iŋ²²/
/in²¹/
Fuzhou (Min Dong) /ɛiŋ²⁴²/
Jian'ou (Min Bei) /iŋ⁴⁴/
Shantou (Min Nan) /zeŋ³⁵/
Haikou (Min Nan) /kua³³/

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
Baxter-Sagart 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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