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U+753A, 町
CJK UNIFIED IDEOGRAPH-753A

[U+7539]
CJK Unified Ideographs
[U+753B]

Translingual[edit]

Stroke order
7 strokes
Japanese stroke order
7 strokes

Han character[edit]

(radical 102 +2, 7 strokes, cangjie input 田一弓 (WMN), four-corner 61020, composition)

  1. a raised path between fields

References[edit]

  • KangXi: page 759, character 7
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 21735
  • Dae Jaweon: page 1169, character 7
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 4, page 2528, character 5
  • Unihan data for U+753A

Chinese[edit]

simp. and trad.
alt. forms

Glyph origin[edit]

Historical forms of the character
Large seal script Small seal script
町-bigseal.svg 町-seal.svg
Characters in the same phonetic series () (Zhengzhang, 2003) 
Old Chinese
*tʰeːnʔ, *tʰeːŋʔ
*tʰeːnʔ, *tʰeːŋ, *tʰeːŋʔ, *deːŋʔ
*rteŋʔ, *teːŋʔ
*rteŋʔ, *rdeŋ
*rteːŋ, *rdeːŋ
*rteːŋ, *teːŋ
*rteːŋ, *teːŋ
*rdeːŋ, *tʰeŋ, *teːŋ
*rdeːŋ
*teːŋ, *teːŋs
*teːŋ, *teːŋʔ
*teːŋ
*teːŋ
*teːŋ
*teːŋʔ
*teːŋʔ
*teːŋʔ
*teːŋʔ
*teːŋʔ, *deːŋ
*teːŋs
*teːŋs, *tʰeːŋ, *deːŋʔ
*teːŋs
*tʰeːŋ, *tʰeːŋs
*tʰeːŋ, *tʰeːŋʔ
*tʰeːŋ
*deːŋ
*deːŋ
*deːŋ
*deːŋ
*deːŋ
*deːŋ

Pronunciation 1[edit]


Definitions[edit]

  1. a ridge or boundary between fields
  2. a field
Compounds[edit]

Pronunciation 2[edit]


Definitions[edit]

  1. a local administrative unit in Japan (see below)
  2. character used in placenames
Compounds[edit]

Japanese[edit]

Kanji[edit]

(grade 1 “Kyōiku” kanji)

Readings[edit]

Noun[edit]

(hiragana まち, rōmaji machi)

  1. town

Proper noun[edit]

(hiragana まち, rōmaji Machi)

  1. A surname​.

Suffix[edit]

(hiragana まち, rōmaji -machi)

  1. A Machi district; more detailed than , , , .

(hiragana ちょう, rōmaji -chō, historical hiragana ちやう)

  1. A Chō district; more detailed than , .

See also[edit]


Korean[edit]

Hanja[edit]

(jeong)

  • Eumhun:
    • Sound (hangeul): (revised: jeong, McCune-Reischauer: chŏng, Yale: ceng)
    • Name (hangeul): 밭두둑 (revised: batduduk)
  1. A ridge between fields.
  2. A boundary.

Vietnamese[edit]

Han character[edit]

(đinh, thĩnh)

  1. city