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See also: 广, , and
U+5EE3, 廣
CJK UNIFIED IDEOGRAPH-5EE3

[U+5EE2]
CJK Unified Ideographs
[U+5EE4]

Translingual[edit]

Traditional
Shinjitai
Simplified 广

Han character[edit]

(radical 53 广+12, 15 strokes, cangjie input 戈廿一金 (ITMC), four-corner 00286, composition广(HTJK) or ⿸广(GV))

Derived characters[edit]

Descendants[edit]

References[edit]

  • KangXi: page 351, character 3
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 9493
  • Dae Jaweon: page 663, character 1
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 2, page 897, character 4
  • Unihan data for U+5EE3

Chinese[edit]

trad.
simp. 广*
alt. forms

Glyph origin[edit]

Historical forms of the character
Shang Western Zhou Spring and Autumn Warring States Shuowen Jiezi (compiled in Han) Liushutong (compiled in Ming)
Oracle bone script Bronze inscriptions Bronze inscriptions Qin bamboo and wooden slip script Small seal script Transcribed ancient scripts
廣-oracle.svg 廣-bronze.svg 廣-bronze-spring.svg 廣-slip.svg 廣-seal.svg 廣-bigseal.svg
Characters in the same phonetic series () (Zhengzhang, 2003) 
Old Chinese
*kʷaːŋ
*kʷaːŋ
*kʷaːŋʔ
*kʷaːŋʔ, *qʰʷaːŋ
*kʰʷaːŋʔ, *kʰaːŋʔ
*kʰʷaːŋʔ, *kʰʷaːŋs, *qʰʷaːŋʔ
*kʰʷaːŋs
*kʰʷaːŋs
*kʰʷaːŋs
*kʰʷaːŋs
*ɡʷaːŋ
*ɡʷaːŋ
*ɡʷaːŋ, *ɡʷaːŋs
*ɡʷaːŋ
*ɡʷaːŋ
*ɡʷaːŋ
*ɡʷaːŋ
*ɡʷaːŋ
*ɡʷaːŋ
*ɡʷaːŋʔ
*ɡʷlaːŋs, *kʰʷaːɡ
*qʷaːŋʔ
*kʷaŋʔ, *kʷraːŋʔ
*kʷraːŋ
*kʷraːŋʔ
*kʷraːŋʔ
*kʷraːŋʔ
*ɡʷraːŋ, *ɡʷraːŋs
*ɡʷraːŋ
*ɡʷraːŋ
*qʰʷraːŋ
*kʷaːɡ, *qʰʷaːɡ
*kʷaːɡ, *qʰʷaːɡ

Phono-semantic compound (形聲, OC *kʷaːŋʔ): semantic 广 + phonetic  (OC *ɡʷaːŋ).

Pronunciation[edit]


Note:
  • kóng - literary;
  • kńg/kúiⁿ - vernacular.
  • (Teochew)
    • Peng'im: guang2, geng2 (used in place names)
    • Pe̍h-ōe-jī-like: kuáng, kṳ́ng (u符sṳ符d i符n phla符cṳ符 na符mṳ符s)
    • IPA (key): /kuaŋ⁵²⁻³⁵, kɯŋ⁵²⁻³⁵ (usɯt in pʰlat͡sʰɯ namɯs)/

Rime
Character
Reading # 1/1
Initial () (28)
Final () (102)
Tone (調) Rising (X)
Openness (開合) Closed
Division () I
Fanqie
Reconstructions
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
/kwɑŋX/
Pan
Wuyun
/kʷɑŋX/
Shao
Rongfen
/kuɑŋX/
Edwin
Pulleyblank
/kwaŋX/
Li
Rong
/kuɑŋX/
Wang
Li
/kuɑŋX/
Bernard
Karlgren
/kwɑŋX/
Expected
Mandarin
Reflex
guǎng
Baxter-Sagart system 1.1 (2014)
Character
Reading # 1/2 2/2
Modern
Beijing
(Pinyin)
guǎng guǎng
Middle
Chinese
‹ kwangX › ‹ kwangH ›
Old
Chinese
/*kʷˤaŋʔ/ /*kʷˤaŋʔ-s/
English wide distance from east to west

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. 5368
Phonetic
component
Rime
group
Rime
subdivision
0
Corresponding
MC rime
Old
Chinese
/*kʷaːŋʔ/

Definitions[edit]

  1. broad, wide, extensive, vast
  2. Short for 廣州广州 (Guǎngzhōu, “Guangzhou”).
  3. Short for 廣東广东 (Guǎngdōng, “Guangdong”).

Compounds[edit]

Descendants[edit]


Japanese[edit]

Shinjitai

Kyūjitai

Kanji[edit]

(“Jinmeiyō” kanji used for nameskyūjitai kanji, shinjitai form )

English translation - wide

  1. broad
  2. wide
  3. spacious

Readings[edit]


Korean[edit]

Hanja[edit]

(gwang)

  1. broad, wide, extensive

Vietnamese[edit]

Han character[edit]

(quảng, quẳng, quãng, rộng)

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