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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 or ⿸广)

Derived characters[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
Bronze inscriptions Large seal script Small seal script
廣-bronze.svg 廣-bigseal.svg 廣-seal.svg

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

Pronunciation[edit]



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]


Japanese[edit]

Kanji[edit]

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

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Readings[edit]


Korean[edit]

Hanja[edit]

‎(gwang)
Eumhun:

  • Sound (hangeul):  (revised: gwang, McCune-Reischauer: kwang)
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Vietnamese[edit]

Han character[edit]

(quảng, quẳng, quãng, rộng)

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