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Translingual[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Historical forms of the character
Oracle bone script Bronze inscriptions Bamboo and silk script Large seal script Small seal script
昜-oracle.svg 昜-bronze.svg 昜-silk.svg 昜-bigseal.svg 昜-seal.svg

Ideogrammic compound (會意):  ‎(sun) +  +  The rays of the sun.

Han character[edit]

(radical 72 +5, 9 strokes, cangjie input 日一尸竹 (AMSH), four-corner 60227, composition)

Derived characters[edit]

References[edit]

  • KangXi: page 492, character 17
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 13832
  • Dae Jaweon: page 855, character 17
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 2, page 1499, character 7
  • Unihan data for U+661C

Chinese[edit]

simp. and trad.

Alternative forms[edit]

  • 𠃓 (used only as a component)

Pronunciation[edit]


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

Initial: (36)
Final: (105)
Tone: Level (Ø)

Openness: Open
Division: III
Fanqie:

Expected Mandarin reflex: yáng
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
Pan
Wuyun
Shao
Rongfen
Edwin
Pulleyblank
Li
Rong
Wang
Li
Bernard
Karlgren
/jɨɐŋ/ /jiɐŋ/ /iɑŋ/ /jɨaŋ/ /iaŋ/ /jĭaŋ/ /i̯aŋ/
Old Chinese pronunciation (, reconstructed)
Baxter-Sagart system 1.1 (2014)
Character Modern Beijing
(Pinyin)
Middle Chinese Old Chinese English
yáng ‹ yang › /*laŋ/ bright

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
14598 0 /*laŋ/

Definitions[edit]

  1. to open out, to expand
  2. bright, glorious

References[edit]


Japanese[edit]

Kanji[edit]

(uncommon “Hyōgai” kanji)

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Readings[edit]


Vietnamese[edit]

Han character[edit]

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