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U+623F, 房
CJK UNIFIED IDEOGRAPH-623F

[U+623E]
CJK Unified Ideographs
[U+6240]

Translingual[edit]

Japanese
Simplified
Traditional

Han character[edit]

(radical 63, +4, 8 strokes, cangjie input 竹尸卜竹尸 (HSYHS) or 戈尸卜竹尸 (ISYHS), four-corner 30227, composition or ⿸ or ⿸)

References[edit]

  • KangXi: page 415, character 15
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 11714
  • Dae Jaweon: page 759, character 16
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 3, page 2260, character 4
  • Unihan data for U+623F

Chinese[edit]

trad.
simp. #

Glyph origin[edit]

Characters in the same phonetic series () (Zhengzhang, 2003) 
Old Chinese
*paːŋ
*paːŋʔ, *praːŋs, *braːŋ
*paːŋʔ, *braːŋ
*paːŋʔ
*paːŋʔ, *paːŋs, *baːŋ
*paːŋs, *braːŋ
*paːŋs, *paŋs
*paːŋs
*pʰaːŋ
*pʰaːŋ, *pʰraːŋ
*pʰaːŋ
*pʰaːŋ
*pʰaːŋ
*pʰaːŋʔ, *baːŋ
*baːŋ, *pʰaŋʔ
*baːŋ, *paŋ, *paŋs
*baːŋ, *baŋ
*baːŋ, *braːŋ
*baːŋ, *praːŋ, *braːŋ
*baːŋ, *baːŋs
*baːŋ
*baːŋ
*baːŋs
*praːŋ
*praːŋ
*praːŋ
*paŋ, *baŋ
*paŋ
*paŋ, *baŋ
*paŋ, *pʰaŋs
*paŋ
*paŋ
*paŋ
*paŋ, *baŋ
*paŋ, *baŋ
*paŋ
*paŋʔ
*paŋʔ
*paŋʔ, *paŋs
*paŋʔ
*pʰaŋ
*pʰaŋ
*pʰaŋ, *pʰaŋs
*pʰaŋʔ
仿 *pʰaŋʔ
*pʰaŋʔ
*pʰaŋʔ
*pʰaŋs
*baŋ, *baŋs
*baŋ

Phono-semantic compound (形聲, OC *baːŋ, *baŋ): semantic  (door) + phonetic  (OC *paŋ, *baŋ).

Also could be an Ideogrammic compound (會意):  (door) +  (homonym of (OC *baːŋ, “side”)), as it originally referred to one of the two rooms beside the central room (side room).

Etymology 1[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]


Note:
  • Pióng - surname;
  • fòng - other senses.
  • Min Dong
  • Min Nan
  • Note:
    • pâng - vernacular (including surname in Taiwanese);
    • pông - literary (including surname in Xiamen, Quanzhou and Zhangzhou);
    • hông, phông - literary.
  • Wu

  • Rime
    Character
    Reading # 1/2
    Initial () (3)
    Final () (106)
    Tone (調) Level (Ø)
    Openness (開合) Closed
    Division () III
    Fanqie
    Reconstructions
    Zhengzhang
    Shangfang
    /bʉɐŋ/
    Pan
    Wuyun
    /bʷiɐŋ/
    Shao
    Rongfen
    /biuɑŋ/
    Edwin
    Pulleyblank
    /buaŋ/
    Li
    Rong
    /biuaŋ/
    Wang
    Li
    /bĭwaŋ/
    Bernard
    Karlgren
    /bʱiwaŋ/
    Expected
    Mandarin
    Reflex
    fáng
    BaxterSagart system 1.1 (2014)
    Character
    Reading # 1/1
    Modern
    Beijing
    (Pinyin)
    fáng
    Middle
    Chinese
    ‹ bjang ›
    Old
    Chinese
    /*[Cə-N-]paŋ/
    English side-room

    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 # 2/2
    No. 3052
    Phonetic
    component
    Rime
    group
    Rime
    subdivision
    0
    Corresponding
    MC rime
    Old
    Chinese
    /*baŋ/

    Definitions[edit]

    1. house
    2. room (Classifier: m c)
    3. house-like structure
      •   ―  xīnfáng  ―  heart (as a house of emotions); cardiac atrium
    4. branch of a family
      •   ―  èrfáng  ―  second son and his family
    5. wife; concubine
      •   ―  fáng  ―  wife
      •   ―  èrfáng  ―  concubine
      •   ―  piānfáng  ―  concubine
      •   ―  shōufáng  ―  to take as concubine
    6. sexual activity
    7. Classifier for relatives.
      • 親戚 / 亲戚  ―  sān fáng qīnqi  ―  three relatives
      • 兄弟  ―  fáng xiōngdì  ―  four brothers
    8. Classifier for wives, concubines or daughters-in-law.
    9. Classifier for fruits: bunch
    10. (astronomy) the Room (a Chinese constellation, 4th of the Twenty-Eight Mansions and part of the Azure Dragon)
    11. A surname​. Fang
    12. () Fang (a county of Shiyan, Hubei, China)
    13. (obsolete) side room

    Compounds[edit]

    See also[edit]

    Etymology 2[edit]

    Pronunciation[edit]



    Rime
    Character
    Reading # 2/2
    Initial () (3)
    Final () (101)
    Tone (調) Level (Ø)
    Openness (開合) Open
    Division () I
    Fanqie
    Reconstructions
    Zhengzhang
    Shangfang
    /bɑŋ/
    Pan
    Wuyun
    /bɑŋ/
    Shao
    Rongfen
    /bɑŋ/
    Edwin
    Pulleyblank
    /baŋ/
    Li
    Rong
    /bɑŋ/
    Wang
    Li
    /bɑŋ/
    Bernard
    Karlgren
    /bʱɑŋ/
    Expected
    Mandarin
    Reflex
    páng
    Zhengzhang system (2003)
    Character
    Reading # 1/2
    No. 3002
    Phonetic
    component
    Rime
    group
    Rime
    subdivision
    0
    Corresponding
    MC rime
    Old
    Chinese
    /*baːŋ/

    Definitions[edit]

    1. Used in 阿房宮阿房宫 (Ēpánggōng, “Epang Palace”).
    2. Used in 房皇 (“wavering; pacing up and down”), alternative form of 彷徨 (pánghuáng).

    Japanese[edit]

    Kanji[edit]

    (common “Jōyō” kanji)

    1. chamber; room
    2. home of a monk; monk
    3. Chinese "room" constellation (one of the 28 mansions)

    Readings[edit]

    Noun[edit]

    (hiragana ふさ, rōmaji fusa)

    1. tassel
    2. bunch (of flowers or fruit, e.g. grapes)

    Korean[edit]

    Hanja[edit]

    (bang)

    • Eumhun:
      • Sound (hangeul): (revised: bang, McCune–Reischauer: pang, Yale: pang)
      • Name (hangeul):
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    Compounds[edit]


    Vietnamese[edit]

    Han character[edit]

    (phòng, buồng)

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