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U+5B8B, 宋
CJK UNIFIED IDEOGRAPH-5B8B

[U+5B8A]
CJK Unified Ideographs
[U+5B8C]

Translingual[edit]

Han character[edit]

(radical 40 +4, 7 strokes, cangjie input 十木 (JD) or X十木 (XJD), four-corner 30904, composition)

References[edit]

  • KangXi: page 282, character 12
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 7078
  • Dae Jaweon: page 554, character 7
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 2, page 915, character 2
  • Unihan data for U+5B8B

Chinese[edit]

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Pronunciation[edit]



  • Dialectal data
Variety Location
Mandarin Beijing /suŋ⁵¹/
Harbin /suŋ⁵³/
Tianjin /suŋ⁵³/
Jinan /suŋ²¹/
Qingdao /səŋ⁴²/
Zhengzhou /suŋ³¹²/
Xi'an /suŋ⁴⁴/
Xining /suə̃²¹³/
Yinchuan /suŋ¹³/
Lanzhou /sũn¹³/
Ürümqi /suŋ²¹³/
Wuhan /soŋ³⁵/
Chengdu /soŋ¹³/
Guiyang /soŋ²¹³/
Kunming /soŋ¹/
Nanjing /soŋ⁴⁴/
Hefei /səŋ⁵³/
Jin Taiyuan /suəŋ¹¹/
Pingyao /suŋ³⁵/
Hohhot /sũŋ⁵⁵/
Wu Shanghai /soŋ³⁵/
Suzhou /soŋ⁵¹³/
Hangzhou /soŋ⁴⁴⁵/
Wenzhou /soŋ⁴²/
Hui Shexian /sʌ̃³²⁴/
Tunxi /san⁴²/
Xiang Changsha /soŋ⁵⁵/
Xiangtan /sən⁵⁵/
Gan Nanchang /suŋ⁴⁵/
Hakka Meixian /suŋ⁵³/
Taoyuan /suŋ⁵⁵/
Cantonese Guangzhou /soŋ³³/
Nanning /ɬuŋ³³/
Hong Kong /suŋ³³/
Min Xiamen (Min Nan) /sɔŋ²¹/
Fuzhou (Min Dong) /souŋ²¹²/
Jian'ou (Min Bei) /sɔŋ³³/
Shantou (Min Nan) /soŋ²¹³/
Haikou (Min Nan) /soŋ³⁵/
/taŋ³⁵/

Rime
Character
Reading # 1/1
Initial () (16)
Final () (5)
Tone (調) Departing (H)
Openness (開合) Open
Division () I
Fanqie
Reconstructions
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
/suoŋH/
Pan
Wuyun
/suoŋH/
Shao
Rongfen
/soŋH/
Edwin
Pulleyblank
/sawŋH/
Li
Rong
/soŋH/
Wang
Li
/suoŋH/
Bernard
Karlgren
/suoŋH/
Expected
Mandarin
Reflex
sòng
Baxter-Sagart system 1.1 (2014)
Character
Reading # 1/1
Modern
Beijing
(Pinyin)
sòng
Middle
Chinese
‹ sowngH ›
Old
Chinese
/*[s]ˤuŋ-s/
English (place name)

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. 12061
Phonetic
component
Rime
group
Rime
subdivision
0
Corresponding
MC rime
Old
Chinese
/*sluːŋs/
Notes

Definitions[edit]

  1. A former dynasty in China, reigning from the end of the Five Dynasties and Ten Kingdoms to the beginning of the Yuan
    宋朝 (Sòngcháo, “Song dynasty”)
  2. A former empire in China, occupying the eastern half of modern China
  3. The era of Chinese history during which the dynasty reigned
  4. A surname, listed 118th in the Baijiaxing
  5. A former duchy and kingdom in China, occupying an area southeast of the Yellow River during the Warring States period
  6. A Chinese constellation, considered a part of the Left Wall of the Heavenly Market Enclosure

Japanese[edit]

Kanji[edit]

(“Jinmeiyō” kanji used for names)

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Readings[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

‎(hiragana そう, romaji )

  1. Song (former Chinese dynasty)

Korean[edit]

Hanja[edit]

‎(song) (hangeul , McCune-Reischauer song)

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Vietnamese[edit]

Han character[edit]

(tống)

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