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Translingual[edit]

Etymology[edit]

+ (pure, clear; sound "lang")

Han character[edit]

(radical 85 +7, 10 strokes, cangjie input 水戈日女 (EIAV), four-corner 37132)

  1. wave
  2. wasteful, reckless

References[edit]

  • KangXi: page 624, character 18
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 17482
  • Dae Jaweon: page 1022, character 3
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 3, page 1634, character 6
  • Unihan data for U+6D6A

Chinese[edit]

simp. and trad.

Pronunciation[edit]


Middle Chinese pronunciation (, reconstructed)
Character (), Pronunciation 1/2

Initial: (37)
Final:
Division: I

Openness: Open
Tone: Level (Ø)

Fanqie:
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
Bernard
Karlgren
Li
Rong
Pan
Wuyun
Edwin
Pulleyblank
Wang
Li
Shao
Rongfen
/lɑŋ/ /lɑŋ/ /lɑŋ/ /lɑŋ/ /laŋ/ /lɑŋ/ /lɑŋ/
Character (), Pronunciation 2/2

Initial: (37)
Final:
Division: I

Openness: Open
Tone: Departing (H)

Fanqie:
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
Bernard
Karlgren
Li
Rong
Pan
Wuyun
Edwin
Pulleyblank
Wang
Li
Shao
Rongfen
/lɑŋH/ /lɑŋH/ /lɑŋH/ /lɑŋH/ /laŋH/ /lɑŋH/ /lɑŋH/
Old Chinese pronunciation (, reconstructed)
Baxter-Sagart system 1.1 (2014)
Character Modern Beijing
(Pinyin)
Middle Chinese Old Chinese English
láng ‹ lang › /*[r]ˤaŋ/ (name of a river)

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
8016 0 /*raːŋ/
8040 0 /*raːŋs/

Definitions[edit]

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Compounds[edit]


Japanese[edit]

Kanji[edit]

(common “Jōyō” kanji)

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Readings[edit]

Compounds[edit]

Noun[edit]

‎(hiragana なみ, romaji nami) (Same as )

  1. waves

Korean[edit]

Hanja[edit]

‎(rang>nang) (hangeul >, revised rang>nang, McCune-Reischauer rang>nang, Yale lang>nang)

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Vietnamese[edit]

Han character[edit]

(lãng, lảng, lặng, rằng, lăng, trảng)

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