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Translingual[edit]

Etymology[edit]

/ (man) on top, lifted by three hands — 𠬞 (both hands) + .

Han character[edit]

(radical 64 +4, 8 strokes, cangjie input 弓弓手人 (NNQO), four-corner 17232)

References[edit]

  • KangXi: page 419, character 19
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 11852
  • Dae Jaweon: page 766, character 11
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 1, page 54, character 3
  • Unihan data for U+627F

Chinese[edit]

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simp. and trad.

Pronunciation[edit]


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

Initial: 常 (25)
Final: 蒸
Division: III

Openness: Open
Tone: Level (Ø)

Fanqie: 署陵切
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
Bernard
Karlgren
Li
Rong
Pan
Wuyun
Edwin
Pulleyblank
Wang
Li
Shao
Rongfen
/d͡ʑɨŋ/ /ʑi̯əŋ/ /ʑiəŋ/ /d͡ʑɨŋ/ /d͡ʑiŋ/ /ʑĭəŋ/ /d͡ʑieŋ/
Old Chinese pronunciation (, reconstructed)
Baxter-Sagart system 1.1 (2014)
Character Modern Beijing
(Pinyin)
Middle Chinese Old Chinese English
chéng ‹ dzying › /*[m-t]əŋ/ receive

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
1413 0 /*ɡljɯŋ/

Definitions[edit]

  1. inherit, receive
  2. succeed

Compounds[edit]


Japanese[edit]

Kanji[edit]

(grade 5 “Kyōiku” kanji)

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Readings[edit]

Compounds[edit]

  • 承諾 (shōdaku): consent, acquiescence
  • 承知 (shōchi): consent, acceptance
  • 承認 (shōnin): recognition, acknowledgment
  • 承服 (shōfuku): compliance, consent
  • 承継 (shōkei): succession, accession
  • 継承 (keishō): inheritance, succession
  • 伝承 (denshō): transmission, hand down
  • 了承 (ryōshō): acknowledgment

Trivia[edit]

This is one of only two kanji with a 5 morae reading, and the only verb, namely 承る ‎((うけたまわ)る, uketamawa-ru). The only other kanji with a 5 morae reading is the noun ‎(こころざし, kokorozashi), and no kanji have a 6 or more morae reading.


Korean[edit]

Hanja[edit]

‎(seung, jeung) (hangeul , , revised seung, jeung, McCune-Reischauer sŭng, jŭng, Yale sung, jung)

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Vietnamese[edit]

Han character[edit]

(thừa)

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