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Translingual[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Phono-semantic compound (形聲, OC *toːŋs): semantic  ‎(wood) + phonetic  ‎(OC *toːŋ)

Han character[edit]

(radical 75 +8, 12 strokes, cangjie input 木木田 (DDW), four-corner 45996, composition)

References[edit]

  • KangXi: page 533, character 10
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 14949
  • Dae Jaweon: page 921, character 9
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 2, page 1227, character 5
  • Unihan data for U+68DF

Chinese[edit]

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simp.

Pronunciation[edit]


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

Initial: (5)
Final: (1)
Tone: Departing (H)

Openness: Open
Division: I
Fanqie:

Expected Mandarin reflex: dòng
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
Pan
Wuyun
Shao
Rongfen
Edwin
Pulleyblank
Li
Rong
Wang
Li
Bernard
Karlgren
/tuŋH/ /tuŋH/ /tuŋH/ /təwŋH/ /tuŋH/ /tuŋH/ /tuŋH/
Old Chinese pronunciation (, reconstructed)
Zhengzhang system (2003)
Character No. Phonetic
component
Rime
group
Rime
subdivision
Corresponding
MC rime
Old Chinese Notes
2448 0 /*toːŋs/

Definitions[edit]

  1. (possibly obsolete) the main beams supporting a house
  2. Classifier for buildings.

Japanese[edit]

Kanji in this term
とう
Grade: S
on'yomi
Kanji in this term
むね
Grade: S
kun'yomi

Kanji[edit]

(common “Jōyō” kanji)

Readings[edit]

Counter[edit]

‎(hiragana とう, romaji -tō)

  1. buildings

Noun[edit]

‎(hiragana とう, romaji )

  1. large building

‎(hiragana むね, romaji mune)

  1. ridge of a roof

Suffix[edit]

‎(hiragana とう, romaji -tō)

  1. building

Korean[edit]

Hanja[edit]

‎(dong) (hangeul , revised dong, McCune-Reischauer tong, Yale tong)

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Vietnamese[edit]

Han character[edit]

(đống)

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