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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: 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
Characters in the same phonetic series () (Zhengzhang, 2003) 
Old Chinese
*tʰjaŋ
*tʰjaŋ, *tʰjaŋs
*tʰjaŋ
*tʰjaŋ
*tʰjaŋ
*tʰjaŋ
*tʰjaŋ
*tʰjaŋ
*tʰjaŋs

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

Pronunciation[edit]


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

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]


Japanese[edit]

Kanji[edit]

(“Jinmeiyō” kanji used for names)

  1. good
  2. prosper

Readings[edit]


Korean[edit]

Hanja[edit]

(chang) (hangeul , revised chang, McCune–Reischauer ch'ang, Yale chang)

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Vietnamese[edit]

Han character[edit]

(xương)

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