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Character
Unicode name CJK UNIFIED IDEOGRAPH-6881
Code point U+6881
Entity number 梁
Unicode block CJK Unified Ideographs
[U+6880] [U+6882]
See also:

Translingual[edit]

Han character[edit]

(radical 75 +7, 11 strokes, cangjie input 水金木 (ECD) or 水戈木 (EID), four-corner 33904, composition ⿱⿰)

References[edit]

  • KangXi: page 528, character 1
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 14825
  • Dae Jaweon: page 916, character 18
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 2, page 1220, character 5
  • Unihan data for U+6881

Chinese[edit]

Glyph origin[edit]

Historical forms of the character
Bronze inscriptions Bamboo and silk script Large seal script Small seal script
梁-bronze.svg 梁-silk.svg 梁-bigseal.svg 梁-seal.svg

Phono-semantic compound (形聲, OC *raŋ): semantic  ‎(water) + semantic  ‎(wood) + phonetic  — a bridge.

Etymology[edit]

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Pronunciation[edit]



Rime
Character
Reading # 1/1
Initial () (37)
Final () (105)
Tone (調) Level (Ø)
Openness (開合) Open
Division () III
Fanqie
Reconstructions
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
/lɨɐŋ/
Pan
Wuyun
/liɐŋ/
Shao
Rongfen
/liɑŋ/
Edwin
Pulleyblank
/lɨaŋ/
Li
Rong
/liaŋ/
Wang
Li
/lĭaŋ/
Bernard
Karlgren
/li̯aŋ/
Expected
Mandarin
Reflex
liáng
Baxter-Sagart system 1.1 (2014)
Character
Reading # 1/1
Modern
Beijing
(Pinyin)
liáng
Middle
Chinese
‹ ljang ›
Old
Chinese
/*raŋ/
English beam; bridge

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
Reading # 1/1
No. 1648
Phonetic
component
Rime
group
Rime
subdivision
0
Corresponding
MC rime
Old
Chinese
/*raŋ/

Noun[edit]

trad. /
simp.
alt. forms
𣸑
渿
𣹷
𨎛 bridge for vehicles

  1. bridge
    /   ―  qiáoliáng  ―  bridge
  2. roof beam
    /   ―  dòngliáng  ―  ridgepole, pillar, anchor, mainstay
  3. ridge
      ―  liáng  ―  bridge (of a nose)

Compounds[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

simp. and trad.
alt. forms

  1. A surname​.
    山伯  ―  Liáng Shānbó  ―  Liang Shanbo
  2. (historical) state of Liang
    1. An ancient Chinese state during the Spring and Autumn period
    2. An ancient Chinese state of Wei after moving its capital to Daliang
    3. An ancient Chinese state during the Han dynasty
    4. An ancient Chinese state during the Jin () dynasty
    5. One of two ancient Chinese states during the end of the Sui dynasty
  3. (historical) Liang dynasty
    1. Southern Liang, one of the Southern Dynasties
    2. Later Liang of the Five Dynasties

Synonyms[edit]


Japanese[edit]

Kanji[edit]

(“Jinmeiyō” kanji used for names)

Readings[edit]

Noun[edit]

‎(hiragana はり, romaji hari)

  1. beam, joist

‎(hiragana やな, romaji yana)

  1. fish trap, fish weir

Korean[edit]

Hanja[edit]

‎(ryang, yang) (hangeul , , revised ryang, yang, McCune-Reischauer ryang, yang, Yale lyang, yang)

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Vietnamese[edit]

Han character[edit]

(lương, thông)

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