江東

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See also: 江东

Chinese[edit]

river east
trad. (江東)
simp. (江东)
anagram 東江东江
Literally: “east of the river”.

Etymology[edit]

Between Wuhu and Nanjing, the Yangtze River flows north to south. The east side of the river is on the southern bank.

Pronunciation[edit]



Rime
Character
Reading # 1/1 1/1
Initial () (28) (5)
Final () (9) (1)
Tone (調) Level (Ø) Level (Ø)
Openness (開合) Open Open
Division () II I
Fanqie
Reconstructions
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
/kˠʌŋ/ /tuŋ/
Pan
Wuyun
/kᵚɔŋ/ /tuŋ/
Shao
Rongfen
/kɔŋ/ /tuŋ/
Edwin
Pulleyblank
/kaɨwŋ/ /təwŋ/
Li
Rong
/kɔŋ/ /tuŋ/
Wang
Li
/kɔŋ/ /tuŋ/
Bernard
Karlgren
/kɔŋ/ /tuŋ/
Expected
Mandarin
Reflex
jiāng dōng
Baxter-Sagart system 1.1 (2014)
Character
Reading # 1/1 1/1
Modern
Beijing
(Pinyin)
jiāng dōng
Middle
Chinese
‹ kæwng › ‹ tuwng ›
Old
Chinese
/*kˤroŋ/ /*tˤoŋ/ (< *tˤoŋʔ ?)
English (Yangzi) river east

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 1/1
No. 3995 2435
Phonetic
component
Rime
group
Rime
subdivision
0 0
Corresponding
MC rime
Old
Chinese
/*kroːŋ/ /*toːŋ/
Notes

Proper noun[edit]

江東

  1. (literary) the south bank of the Yangtze River between Wuhu and Nanjing

Japanese[edit]

Japanese Wikipedia has an article on:
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Kanji in this term
こう
Grade: S
とう
Grade: 2
on’yomi

Proper noun[edit]

江東 (hiragana こうとう, rōmaji Kōtō)

  1. Kōtō ward in Tokyo
  2. Jiangdong District in Zhejiang