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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]



Rime
Character
Reading # 1/4 3/4 4/4
Initial () (6) (7) (6)
Final () (125) (125) (125)
Tone (調) Level (Ø) Rising (X) Rising (X)
Openness (開合) Open Open Open
Division () IV IV IV
Fanqie
Reconstructions
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
/tʰeŋ/ /deŋX/ /tʰeŋX/
Pan
Wuyun
/tʰeŋ/ /deŋX/ /tʰeŋX/
Shao
Rongfen
/tʰɛŋ/ /dɛŋX/ /tʰɛŋX/
Edwin
Pulleyblank
/tʰɛjŋ/ /dɛjŋX/ /tʰɛjŋX/
Li
Rong
/tʰeŋ/ /deŋX/ /tʰeŋX/
Wang
Li
/tʰieŋ/ /dieŋX/ /tʰieŋX/
Bernard
Karlgren
/tʰieŋ/ /dʱieŋX/ /tʰieŋX/
Expected
Mandarin
Reflex
tīng dìng tǐng
Baxter-Sagart system 1.1 (2014)
Character
Reading # 1/1
Modern
Beijing
(Pinyin)
tǐng
Middle
Chinese
‹ thengX ›
Old
Chinese
/*tʰˤeŋʔ/
English then(g)X.thwanX "trampled (field)

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 # 2/4 3/4 4/4
No. 2399 2403 2413
Phonetic
component
Rime
group
Rime
subdivision
0 0 0
Corresponding
MC rime
Old
Chinese
/*tʰeːŋ/ /*tʰeːŋʔ/ /*deːŋʔ/

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]

Pronunciation 3[edit]


Definitions[edit]

  1. plain

Pronunciation 4[edit]



Rime
Character
Reading # 2/4
Initial () (6)
Final () (85)
Tone (調) Rising (X)
Openness (開合) Open
Division () IV
Fanqie
Reconstructions
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
/tʰenX/
Pan
Wuyun
/tʰenX/
Shao
Rongfen
/tʰɛnX/
Edwin
Pulleyblank
/tʰɛnX/
Li
Rong
/tʰenX/
Wang
Li
/tʰienX/
Bernard
Karlgren
/tʰienX/
Expected
Mandarin
Reflex
tiǎn
Zhengzhang system (2003)
Character
Reading # 1/4
No. 2367
Phonetic
component
Rime
group
Rime
subdivision
2
Corresponding
MC rime
Old
Chinese
/*tʰeːnʔ/

Definitions[edit]

  1. Only used in 町疃.

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