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Translingual[edit]

Han character[edit]

(radical 74 +7, 11 strokes, cangjie input 戈戈月 (IIB), four-corner 37720)

  1. clear, bright
  2. distinct

References[edit]

  • KangXi: page 505, character 23
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 14362
  • Dae Jaweon: page 884, character 19
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 3, page 2072, character 6
  • Unihan data for U+6717

Chinese[edit]

-
simp. and trad.

Pronunciation[edit]

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

Initial: 來 (37)
Final: 唐
Division: I

Openness: Open
Tone: Rising (X)

Fanqie: 盧黨切
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
Bernard
Karlgren
Li
Rong
Pan
Wuyun
Edwin
Pulleyblank
Wang
Li
Shao
Rongfen
/lɑŋX/ /lɑŋX/ /lɑŋX/ /lɑŋX/ /laŋX/ /lɑŋX/ /lɑŋX/
Old Chinese pronunciation (, reconstructed)
Baxter-Sagart system 1.1 (2014)
Character Modern Beijing
(Pinyin)
Middle Chinese Old Chinese English
lǎng ‹ langX › /*k.rˤaŋʔ/ 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
8034 0 /*raːŋʔ/

Definitions[edit]

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Japanese[edit]

Kanji[edit]

(grade 6 “Kyōiku” kanji)

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Readings[edit]


Korean[edit]

Hanja[edit]

‎(rang, nang) (hangeul , , revised rang, nang, McCune-Reischauer rang, nang, Yale lang, nang)

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Vietnamese[edit]

Han character[edit]

(lãng)

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