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Character
Unicode name CJK UNIFIED IDEOGRAPH-6C38
Code point U+6C38
Entity number 永
Unicode block CJK Unified Ideographs
[U+6C37] [U+6C39]
See also:

Translingual[edit]

Stroke order
永-order.gif

Han character[edit]

(radical 85 +1, 5 strokes, cangjie input 戈弓水 (INE), four-corner 30232)

  1. long, perpetual, eternal, forever

Derived characters[edit]

References[edit]

  • KangXi: page 603, character 4
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 17088
  • Dae Jaweon: page 996, character 4
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 3, page 1546, character 3
  • Unihan data for U+6C38

Chinese[edit]

-
simp. and trad.

Pronunciation[edit]

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

Initial: 云 (35)
Final: 庚
Division: III

Openness: Closed
Tone: Rising (X)

Fanqie: 于憬切
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
Bernard
Karlgren
Li
Rong
Pan
Wuyun
Edwin
Pulleyblank
Wang
Li
Shao
Rongfen
/ɦwɣiæŋX/ /i̯wɐŋX/ /ɣiuɐŋX/ /ɦʷɯiaŋX/ /ɦwiajŋX/ /ɣĭwɐŋX/ /ɣiuaŋX/
Old Chinese pronunciation (, reconstructed)
Baxter-Sagart system 1.1 (2014)
Character Modern Beijing
(Pinyin)
Middle Chinese Old Chinese English
yǒng ‹ hjwængX › /*[ɢ]ʷraŋʔ/ long (time)

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
15423 0 /*ɢʷraŋʔ/

Definitions[edit]

  1. permanent
  2. long (space or time)

Compounds[edit]

References[edit]


Japanese[edit]

Kanji[edit]

(grade 5 “Kyōiku” kanji)

  1. eternity
  2. long
  3. lengthy

Readings[edit]

Synonyms[edit]

References[edit]

  • New Nelson: 3031
  • Halpern: 1937
  • Halpern Learners: 1230
  • Heisig: 132
  • Tuttle Kanji Dictionary: 3a1.1
  1. Source: EDICT and KANJIDIC files licensed by the Electronic Dictionaries Research Group.

Korean[edit]

Hanja[edit]

‎(yeong) (hangeul , revised yeong, McCune-Reischauer yŏng, Yale yeng)

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References[edit]


Vietnamese[edit]

Han character[edit]

(vĩnh, vắng, vánh, vẳng, vểnh, viếng, vảnh, vênh)

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