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U+5BAB, 宫
CJK UNIFIED IDEOGRAPH-5BAB

[U+5BAA]
CJK Unified Ideographs
[U+5BAC]
See also: and

Translingual[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Simplified from () – Ideogrammic compound (會意):  + : many rooms under a roof (a palace).

Note that though 宮 (with joined boxes: 呂) is the traditional form, the form 宫 (with unjoined boxes: 吕) dates to oracle script, and was used in succeeding forms as well.

Han character[edit]

(radical 40 +6, 9 strokes, cangjie input 十口口 (JRR), composition)

  1. palace
  2. temple
  3. dwelling
  4. enclose
  5. first note in the Chinese pentatonic scale (do)

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Chinese[edit]

For pronunciation and definitions of – see .
(This character, , is the simplified form of .)
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Kanji[edit]

(uncommon “Hyōgai” kanji)

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Korean[edit]

Hanja[edit]

‎(gung) (hangeul , revised gung, McCune-Reischauer kung)

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