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Translingual[edit]

Stroke order
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Han character[edit]

(radical 66 +12, 16 strokes, cangjie input 木大一卜一 (DKMYM), four-corner 58101, composition)

References[edit]

  • KangXi: not present, would follow page 475, character 32
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 13394
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 2, page 1477, character 8
  • Unihan data for U+6574

Chinese[edit]

simp. and trad.

Pronunciation[edit]


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

Initial: (23)
Final: (121)
Tone: Rising (X)

Openness: Open
Division: III
Fanqie:

Expected Mandarin reflex: zhěng
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
Pan
Wuyun
Shao
Rongfen
Edwin
Pulleyblank
Li
Rong
Wang
Li
Bernard
Karlgren
/t͡ɕiᴇŋX/ /t͡ɕiɛŋX/ /t͡ɕiæŋX/ /ciajŋX/ /t͡ɕiɛŋX/ /t͡ɕĭɛŋX/ /t͡ɕi̯ɛŋX/
Old Chinese pronunciation (, reconstructed)
Baxter-Sagart system 1.1 (2014)
Character Modern Beijing
(Pinyin)
Middle Chinese Old Chinese English
zhěng ‹ tsyengX › /*teŋʔ/ arrange; orderly

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
17176 0 /*tjeŋʔ/

Definitions[edit]

  1. to gather, to assemble
  2. to put in order, to sort out
  3. to fix, to repair
  4. orderly, neat, tidy
  5. whole, entire, all, complete
    睡覺 / 睡觉  ―  Zhěng dòng lóu de rén dōu zài shuìjiào.  ―  All the people in the building are sleeping.
  6. exactly
    下午 / 下午  ―  xiàwǔ sān diǎn zhěng  ―  exactly three o'clock p.m.
  7. sum, total, the whole amount
  8. (dialectal Mandarin) to do
    / [Northeastern Mandarin]  ―  Zhè kě zǎzhěng a? [Pinyin]  ―  What do I do?
  9. (dialectal Mandarin, Cantonese) to make (something); to create
    蛋撻但係冇人 / 蛋挞但系冇人 [Cantonese]  ―  Ngo5 zing2 zo2 daan6 taat1 daan6 hai6 mou5 jan4 sik6. [Jyutping]  ―  I made egg tarts but no one ate any.
  10. (dialectal Mandarin, Cantonese) to prepare a dish or food
    幾個小菜 / 几个小菜 [Northeastern Mandarin]  ―  zhěng jǐge xiǎocài [Pinyin]  ―  to prepare some side dishes
    番茄應該 / 番茄应该 [Cantonese]  ―  Faan1 gaa1 jing1 goi1 dim2 zing2? [Jyutping]  ―  How do I prepare tomatoes?
  11. (dialectal Mandarin, Cantonese) to turn something from one state into another
    / [Cantonese]  ―  zing2 laan6 [Jyutping]  ―  to break, to shatter
    [Cantonese]  ―  zing2 zik6 [Jyutping]  ―  to straighten
    [Cantonese]  ―  zing2 daai6 [Jyutping]  ―  to enlarge

Compounds[edit]

See also[edit]

  • (Cantonese) (gaau2)

Japanese[edit]

Kanji[edit]

(grade 3 “Kyōiku” kanji)

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Readings[edit]


Korean[edit]

Hanja[edit]

‎(jeong)
Eumhun:

  • Sound (hangeul):  (revised: jeong, McCune-Reischauer: chŏng, Yale: ceng)
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Vietnamese[edit]

Han character[edit]

(chỉnh, chệnh, chểnh, xiềng)

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