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U+6C5E, 汞
CJK UNIFIED IDEOGRAPH-6C5E

[U+6C5D]
CJK Unified Ideographs
[U+6C5F]

Translingual[edit]

Han character[edit]

(radical 85 +3, 7 strokes, cangjie input 一水 (ME), four-corner 10232, composition)

References[edit]

  • KangXi: page 606, character 3
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 17139
  • Dae Jaweon: page 999, character 12
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 3, page 1550, character 1
  • Unihan data for U+6C5E

Chinese[edit]

simp. and trad.
alt. forms

Glyph origin[edit]

Characters in the same phonetic series () (Zhengzhang, 2003) 
Old Chinese
kroːŋ, *ɡroːŋ
kluːmʔ, *koːŋ
kluːmʔ
ŋr'oːŋ, *kʰroːŋ, *kʰoːŋ
kroːŋ
kroːŋ, *qʰroːŋ
kroːŋ
kroːŋ
kroːŋ
kroːŋ
kroːŋ, *koːŋ, *kuːŋ
kroːŋ
kroːŋ, *koːŋ
kroːŋs, *koːŋs, *ɡoːŋ
kʰroːŋ
kʰroːŋ, *kʰoːŋ
kʰroːŋ
kʰroːŋ, *kʰoːŋs
kʰroːŋ, *kʰoːŋ
kʰroːŋ, *kʰoːŋ, *kʰoːŋs
kʰroːŋ, *kʰoŋ, *ɡoŋ
qʰroːŋ
qʰroːŋ, *qʰoːŋ
qʰroːŋ
ɡroːŋ
ɡroːŋʔ
ɡ·roːŋ
koːŋ
koːŋ
koːŋ
koːŋ, *qʰoːŋ, *ɡoːŋ
koːŋ, *kuːŋ
koːŋ
koːŋ
koːŋs
koːŋs
kʰoːŋ, *kʰoːŋs
kʰoːŋ
kʰoːŋ
kʰoːŋ
kʰoːŋ
kʰoːŋ, *kʰoːŋʔ, *kʰoːŋs
kʰoːŋs
qʰoːŋ
qʰoːŋʔ
ɡoːŋ
ɡoːŋ
ɡoːŋ
ɡoːŋ
ɡoːŋ
ɡoːŋ, *ɡoːŋʔ
ɡoːŋʔ
ɡoːŋʔ
koŋʔ
koŋʔ
kʰoŋ, *qʰoŋ
kʰoŋʔ, *kʰoŋs
ɡoŋ
ɡoŋ
ɡoŋ
ɡoŋ

Pronunciation[edit]



Rime
Character
Reading # 1/1
Initial () (33)
Final () (1)
Tone (調) Rising (X)
Openness (開合) Open
Division () I
Fanqie
Reconstructions
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
/ɦuŋX/
Pan
Wuyun
/ɦuŋX/
Shao
Rongfen
/ɣuŋX/
Edwin
Pulleyblank
/ɦəwŋX/
Li
Rong
/ɣuŋX/
Wang
Li
/ɣuŋX/
Bernard
Karlgren
/ɣuŋX/
Expected
Mandarin
Reflex
hòng
Zhengzhang system (2003)
Character
Reading # 1/1
No. 4063
Phonetic
component
Rime
group
Rime
subdivision
0
Corresponding
MC rime
Old
Chinese
/*ɡoːŋʔ/
Notes

Definitions[edit]

  1. (chemistry) mercury (Hg)

Synonyms[edit]

Compounds[edit]


Japanese[edit]

Kanji[edit]

(uncommon “Hyōgai” kanji)

  1. mercury, quicksilver (the metal)

Readings[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

(mizugane): mercury.
Kanji in this term
みずがね
Hyōgaiji
kun’yomi

Compound of (mizu, water) +‎ (kane, metal, silver). The kane changes to gane as an instance of rendaku (連濁).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

(hiragana みずがね, rōmaji mizugane, historical hiragana みづがね)

  1. (chemistry, rare, obsolete) Alternative spelling of 水銀: mercury, quicksilver
Usage notes[edit]

The term mizugane, regardless of kanji spelling, is largely obsolete in modern Japanese.

The usage of this kanji is extremely rare, and it is not used in isolation in modern Japanese. Use 水銀 instead for the standalone word for mercury.

Etymology 2[edit]

Kanji in this term
こう
Hyōgaiji
on’yomi

From Middle Chinese (/ɦuŋX/ invalid IPA characters (X), mercury, quicksilver).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

(hiragana こう, rōmaji )

  1. (chemistry) mercury, quicksilver
Usage notes[edit]

The reading is used in chemical compounds that include (e.g. corrosive sublimate).

Derived terms[edit]

References[edit]


Korean[edit]

Hanja[edit]

(hong) (hangeul , revised hong, McCune-Reischauer hong, Yale hong)

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Vietnamese[edit]

Han character[edit]

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