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Translingual[edit]

shinjitai

simplified

traditional

Alternative forms[edit]

Note that, as in , in Chinese, the bottom is , while in Japanese, the bottom is .

Etymology[edit]

Phono-semantic compound (形聲): semantic  + phonetic .

Ideogrammic compound (會意) proposed as alternative: a harbor is a road by the water.

Han character[edit]

(radical 85 +9, 12 strokes, cangjie input 水廿金山 (ETCU), four-corner 34117)

  1. port, harbour / harbor
  2. small stream
  3. bay
  4. Hong Kong

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  • KangXi: page 635, character 4
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 17783
  • Dae Jaweon: page 1042, character 2
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 3, page 1668, character 7
  • Unihan data for U+6E2F

Cantonese[edit]

Hanzi[edit]

(Yale gong2)


Japanese[edit]

Kanji[edit]

(grade 3 “Kyōiku” kanji)

Readings[edit]

Compounds[edit]

Noun[edit]

(hiragana みなと, romaji minato)

  1. port

Pronunciation[edit]


Korean[edit]

Hanja[edit]

(hang) (hangeul [[]], revised hang, McCune-Reischauer hang, Yale hang)


Mandarin[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Hanzi[edit]

(Pinyin gǎng (gang3), Wade-Giles kang3)

Compounds[edit]


Vietnamese[edit]

Han character[edit]

(cảng)