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Translingual[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

  • (Traditional; different character in Japan)
  • (Simplified Japanese shinjitai)
    In Chinese 莊 was simplified into 庄, but 庄 already existed as a character. In Traditional Chinese, Japanese, and probably Korean and Vietnamese, 莊/荘 and 庄 remain separate characters.

Han character[edit]

(radical 53 广+3, 6 strokes, cangjie input 戈土 (IG), four-corner 00214, composition广)

  1. village, hamlet
  2. villa, manor

References[edit]

  • KangXi: page 343, character 18
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 9234
  • Dae Jaweon: page 653, character 5
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 2, page 873, character 5
  • Unihan data for U+5E84

Cantonese[edit]

Hanzi[edit]

(traditional , Jyutping zong1, Yale jong1)


Japanese[edit]

Kanji[edit]

(“Jinmeiyō” kanji used for names)

Readings[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

(hiragana しょう, romaji Shō)

  1. A male given name

Suffix[edit]

(hiragana しょう, romaji -shō)

  1. Alternative form of .

Korean[edit]

Hanja[edit]

(jang) (hangeul [[]], revised jang, McCune-Reischauer chang)


Mandarin[edit]

Hanzi[edit]

(traditional , Pinyin zhuāng (zhuang1), Wade-Giles chuang1)