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See also: 𫝍 and

Translingual[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Ideogrammic compound (會意):  ‎(net) +  ‎(hill)

Originally a net representing clouds over a mountain .

References[edit]

  • Richard Sears (accessed 2014-02-26), “岡”, in Chinese Etymology[1] (in English/Mandarin)

Han character[edit]

(radical 46 +5, 8 strokes, cangjie input 月廿山 (BTU), four-corner 77220, composition)

  1. ridge or crest of hill

Derived terms[edit]

References[edit]

  • KangXi: page 308, character 39
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 7962
  • Dae Jaweon: page 608, character 25
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 1, page 100, character 14
  • Unihan data for U+5CA1

Chinese[edit]

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simp.

Pronunciation[edit]


Middle Chinese pronunciation (, reconstructed)
Character (), Pronunciation 1/1

Initial: (28)
Final:
Division: I

Openness: Open
Tone: Level (Ø)

Fanqie:
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
Bernard
Karlgren
Li
Rong
Pan
Wuyun
Edwin
Pulleyblank
Wang
Li
Shao
Rongfen
/kɑŋ/ /kɑŋ/ /kɑŋ/ /kɑŋ/ /kaŋ/ /kɑŋ/ /kɑŋ/
Old Chinese pronunciation (, reconstructed)
Zhengzhang system (2003)
Character No. Phonetic
component
Rime
group
Rime
subdivision
Corresponding
MC rime
Old Chinese Notes
3711 0 /*klaːŋ/ 說文從山網聲

Noun[edit]

  1. ridge or crest of a hill, mound

References[edit]


Japanese[edit]

Kanji[edit]

(common “Jōyō” kanji)

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Readings[edit]


Korean[edit]

Hanja[edit]

‎(gang) (hangeul , revised gang, McCune-Reischauer kang)

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Vietnamese[edit]

Han character[edit]

(cương)

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