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Translingual[edit]

Etymology[edit]

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Han character[edit]

(radical 60 +12, 15 strokes, cangjie input 竹人十田心 (HOJWP), four-corner 24236, composition𢛳)

  1. ethics, morality, power[1], virtue

References[edit]

  • KangXi: page 371, character 8
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 10243
  • Dae Jaweon: page 698, character 4
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 2, page 841, character 17
  • Unihan data for U+5FB7
  1. ^ De (Chinese), Wikipedia.

Chinese[edit]

simp. and trad.
alt. forms

Pronunciation[edit]

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

Initial: (5)
Final: (131)
Tone: Checked (Ø)

Openness: Open
Division: I
Fanqie:

Expected Mandarin reflex: de
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
Pan
Wuyun
Shao
Rongfen
Edwin
Pulleyblank
Li
Rong
Wang
Li
Bernard
Karlgren
/tək̚/ /tək̚/ /tək̚/ /tək̚/ /tək̚/ /tək̚/ /tək̚/
Old Chinese pronunciation (, reconstructed)
Baxter-Sagart system 1.1 (2014)
Character Modern Beijing
(Pinyin)
Middle Chinese Old Chinese English
‹ tok › /*tˤək/ virtue

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 No. Phonetic
component
Rime
group
Rime
subdivision
Corresponding
MC rime
Old Chinese Notes
17266 0 /*tɯːɡ/

Etymology 1[edit]

Definitions[edit]

  1. virtue; ethics; morality

Etymology 2[edit]

Shortening of 德意志 (Déyìzhì), derived from German Deutsch.

Definitions[edit]

  1. Germany; German

Compounds[edit]


Japanese[edit]

Kanji[edit]

(“Jinmeiyō” kanji used for names)

  1. Kyūjitai spelling of .

Readings[edit]


Korean[edit]

Hanja[edit]

‎(deok) (hangeul , revised deok, McCune-Reischauer tŏk, Yale tek)

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Compounds[edit]


Vietnamese[edit]

Han character[edit]

(đức)

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