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U+5B9A, 定
CJK UNIFIED IDEOGRAPH-5B9A

[U+5B99]
CJK Unified Ideographs
[U+5B9B]

Translingual[edit]

Stroke order
定-bw.png
Stroke order
定-order.gif

Han character[edit]

(radical 40 +5, 8 strokes, cangjie input 十一卜人 (JMYO), four-corner 30801, composition)

Derived characters[edit]

References[edit]

  • KangXi: page 283, character 18
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 7109
  • Dae Jaweon: page 559, character 2
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 2, page 918, character 2
  • Unihan data for U+5B9A

Chinese[edit]

simp. and trad.

Glyph origin[edit]

Characters in the same phonetic series () (Zhengzhang, 2003) 
Old Chinese
*rdeːns
*deːns
*deːns
*tjɯŋs
*rtʰeːŋ, *tʰeŋ
*tjeŋ
*tjeŋ
*tjeŋ, *tjeŋs
*tjeŋ
*tjeŋ, *tjeŋs
*tjeŋ
*tjeŋ
*tjeŋʔ
*tjeŋs
*tjeŋs
*teːŋs, *deːŋs
*teːŋs
*teːŋs, *deːŋʔ, *deːŋs
*deːŋs

Phono-semantic compound (形聲, OC *teːŋs, *deːŋs): semantic  + phonetic (OC *tjeŋ, *tjeŋs) (form closer to ).

Pronunciation[edit]


Note:
  • diâng - vernacular;
  • dêng - literary.
Note:
  • tiāⁿ - vernacular;
  • tēng - literary.

Rime
Character
Reading # 1/2 2/2
Initial () (7) (5)
Final () (125) (125)
Tone (調) Departing (H) Departing (H)
Openness (開合) Open Open
Division () IV IV
Fanqie
Reconstructions
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
/deŋH/ /teŋH/
Pan
Wuyun
/deŋH/ /teŋH/
Shao
Rongfen
/dɛŋH/ /tɛŋH/
Edwin
Pulleyblank
/dɛjŋH/ /tɛjŋH/
Li
Rong
/deŋH/ /teŋH/
Wang
Li
/dieŋH/ /tieŋH/
Bernard
Karlgren
/dʱieŋH/ /tieŋH/
Expected
Mandarin
Reflex
dìng dìng
Baxter-Sagart system 1.1 (2014)
Character
Reading # 1/3 2/3 3/3
Modern
Beijing
(Pinyin)
dìng dìng dìng
Middle
Chinese
‹ dengH › ‹ dengH › ‹ tengH ›
Old
Chinese
/*N-tˤeŋ-s/ /*m-tˤeŋ-s/ /*tˤeŋ-s/
English become fixed; settled (v.i.) make fixed, settle (v.t.) ready-cooked (food)

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 # 1/2 2/2
No. 17181 17187
Phonetic
component
Rime
group
Rime
subdivision
0 0
Corresponding
MC rime
Old
Chinese
/*teːŋs/ /*deːŋs/
Notes

Definitions[edit]

  1. stable; steady; fixed
  2. to fix; to stabilise
  3. to put down; to suppress
  4. to establish; to prepare the ground for
  5. to decide; to resolve
  6. to determine; to settle
  7. certainly; definitely; surely
  8. after all; at all
    / [Cantonese]  ―  ding6 hai6 [Jyutping]  ―  or
  9. (Cantonese) Short for 定係定系 (“or”).
  10. A surname​.

Compounds[edit]


Japanese[edit]

Kanji[edit]

(grade 3 “Kyōiku” kanji)

  1. determine, fix, establish, decide

Readings[edit]

Compounds[edit]


Korean[edit]

Hanja[edit]

‎(jeong) (hangeul , revised jeong, McCune-Reischauer chŏng)

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Vietnamese[edit]

Han character[edit]

(định)

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