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U+660C, 昌
CJK UNIFIED IDEOGRAPH-660C

[U+660B]
CJK Unified Ideographs
[U+660D]

Translingual[edit]

Han character[edit]

(radical 72, +4, 8 strokes, cangjie input 日日 (AA), four-corner 60600, composition)

Derived characters[edit]

References[edit]

  • KangXi: page 491, character 10
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 13803
  • Dae Jaweon: page 852, character 16
  • Hanyu Da Zidian (first edition): volume 2, page 1490, character 3
  • Unihan data for U+660C

Chinese[edit]

simp. and trad.

Glyph origin[edit]

Historical forms of the character
Shang Spring and Autumn Warring States Shuowen Jiezi (compiled in Han) Liushutong (compiled in Ming)
Oracle bone script Bronze inscriptions Chu Slip and silk script Qin slip script Shizhoupian script Small seal script Transcribed ancient scripts
昌-oracle.svg 昌-bronze-spring.svg 昌-silk.svg 昌-slip.svg 昌-zhou.svg 昌-seal.svg 昌-bigseal.svg

Ideogrammic compound (會意): semantic  (sun) + semantic  (mouth). During the Warring States Period, developed into .

Etymology 1[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]


Note:
  • chhiong/chhiang - literary;
  • chhiuⁿ/chhioⁿ - vernacular.
  • Wu

    Rime
    Character
    Reading # 1/1
    Initial () (24)
    Final () (105)
    Tone (調) Level (Ø)
    Openness (開合) Open
    Division () III
    Fanqie
    Reconstructions
    Zhengzhang
    Shangfang
    /t͡ɕʰɨɐŋ/
    Pan
    Wuyun
    /t͡ɕʰiɐŋ/
    Shao
    Rongfen
    /t͡ɕʰiɑŋ/
    Edwin
    Pulleyblank
    /cʰɨaŋ/
    Li
    Rong
    /t͡ɕʰiaŋ/
    Wang
    Li
    /t͡ɕʰĭaŋ/
    Bernard
    Karlgren
    /t͡ɕʰi̯aŋ/
    Expected
    Mandarin
    Reflex
    chāng
    Zhengzhang system (2003)
    Character
    Reading # 1/1
    No. 1249
    Phonetic
    component
    Rime
    group
    Rime
    subdivision
    0
    Corresponding
    MC rime
    Old
    Chinese
    /*tʰjaŋ/

    Definitions[edit]

    1. sunlight
    2. good; proper; right
    3. beautiful; lovely
    4. prosperous; flourishing
    5. () (historical) Chang Prefecture
    6. A surname​.

    Compounds[edit]

    Etymology 2[edit]

    Pronunciation[edit]


    Definitions[edit]

    1. Alternative form of (chàng, “to initiate; to propose”).
    2. Alternative form of (chàng, “to chant; to recite”).

    Compounds[edit]


    Japanese[edit]

    Kanji[edit]

    (“Jinmeiyō” kanji used for names)

    1. good
    2. prosper

    Readings[edit]


    Korean[edit]

    Hanja[edit]

    (eumhun 창성할 (changseonghal chang))

    1. prosperity, flourishing, thriving

    Vietnamese[edit]

    Han character[edit]

    (xương)

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