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Translingual[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Phono-semantic compound (形聲): semantic  (water) + phonetic  – clear water.

Han character[edit]

(radical 85 +12, 15 strokes, cangjie input 水弓人廿 (ENOT), four-corner 32118)

  1. purify water by allowing sediment to settle
  2. clear, pure

References[edit]

  • KangXi: page 651, character 24
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 18315
  • Dae Jaweon: page 1061, character 26
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 3, page 1750, character 6
  • Unihan data for U+6F84

Cantonese[edit]

Hanzi[edit]

(Yale ching4, dang6)


Japanese[edit]

Kanji[edit]

(common “Jōyō” kanji)

Readings[edit]


Korean[edit]

Hanja[edit]

(jing) (hangeul , revised jing, McCune-Reischauer ching, Yale cing)


Mandarin[edit]

Hanzi[edit]

(Pinyin chéng (cheng2), Wade-Giles ch'eng2)


Vietnamese[edit]

Han character[edit]

(trừng, chừng, xừng)