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Translingual[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Historical forms of the character
Bamboo and silk script Large seal script Small seal script
當-silk.svg 當-bigseal.svg 當-seal.svg

Phono-semantic compound (形聲, OC *taːŋ, *taːŋs): phonetic  ‎(OC *djaŋ, *djaŋs) + semantic  ‎(field)

Han character[edit]

(radical 102 +8, 13 strokes, cangjie input 火月口田 (FBRW), four-corner 90606, composition ⿱⿱)

Derived characters[edit]

References[edit]

  • KangXi: page 764, character 18
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 21890
  • Dae Jaweon: page 1175, character 9
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 4, page 2546, character 6
  • Unihan data for U+7576

Chinese[edit]

trad.
simp.

Pronunciation[edit]



  • Dialectal data
Variety Location
Mandarin Beijing /tɑŋ⁵⁵/
Harbin /taŋ⁴⁴/
Tianjin /tɑŋ²¹/ ~時
/tɑŋ⁵³/ 上~
Jinan /taŋ²¹³/
Qingdao /taŋ²¹³/
Zhengzhou /taŋ²⁴/
Xi'an /taŋ²¹/
Xining /tɔ̃⁴⁴/
Yinchuan /tɑŋ⁴⁴/
Lanzhou /tɑ̃³¹/
Ürümqi /tɑŋ⁴⁴/
Wuhan /taŋ⁵⁵/
Chengdu /taŋ⁵⁵/
Guiyang /taŋ⁵⁵/
Kunming /tã̠/
Nanjing /taŋ³¹/
Hefei /tɑ̃²¹/
Jin Taiyuan /tɒ̃¹¹/
Pingyao /tɑŋ¹³/
/tuə¹³/
Hohhot /tɑ̃³¹/
Wu Shanghai /tɑ̃⁵³/
Suzhou /tɑ̃⁵⁵/
Hangzhou /tɑŋ³³/
Wenzhou /tuɔ³³/
Hui Shexian /ta³¹/
Tunxi /tau¹¹/ 該~
/tau⁴²/ ~鋪
Xiang Changsha /tan³³/
Xiangtan /tɔn⁵⁵/
Gan Nanchang /tɔŋ⁴²/
Hakka Meixian /toŋ⁴⁴/
Taoyuan /toŋ²⁴/
Cantonese Guangzhou /tɔŋ⁵³/
Nanning /tɔŋ⁵⁵/
Hong Kong /tɔŋ⁵⁵/
Min Xiamen (Min Nan) /tɔŋ⁵⁵/
/tŋ̍⁵⁵/
Fuzhou (Min Dong) /touŋ⁴⁴/
Jian'ou (Min Bei) /tɔŋ⁵⁴/
/tɔŋ³³/ 上~
Shantou (Min Nan) /taŋ³³/
/tɯŋ³³/
Haikou (Min Nan) /ʔdaŋ²³/
/ʔdo²³/

Rime
Character
Reading # 1/2 2/2
Initial () (5) (5)
Final () (101) (101)
Tone (調) Level (Ø) Departing (H)
Openness (開合) Open Open
Division () I I
Fanqie
Reconstructions
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
/tɑŋ/ /tɑŋH/
Pan
Wuyun
/tɑŋ/ /tɑŋH/
Shao
Rongfen
/tɑŋ/ /tɑŋH/
Edwin
Pulleyblank
/taŋ/ /taŋH/
Li
Rong
/tɑŋ/ /tɑŋH/
Wang
Li
/tɑŋ/ /tɑŋH/
Bernard
Karlgren
/tɑŋ/ /tɑŋH/
Expected
Mandarin
Reflex
dāng dàng
Baxter-Sagart system 1.1 (2014)
Character
Reading # 1/2 2/2
Modern
Beijing
(Pinyin)
dāng dàng
Middle
Chinese
‹ tang › ‹ tangH ›
Old
Chinese
/*tˤaŋ/ /*tˤaŋ-s/
English match (v.); have the value of, rank with suitable

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 # 1/2 2/2
No. 11104 11122
Phonetic
component
Rime
group
Rime
subdivision
0 0
Corresponding
MC rime
Old
Chinese
/*taːŋ/ /*taːŋs/

Definitions[edit]

  1. bear, accept, withstand, undertake
  2. just, just at, just at (a time or place), at or in the very same...
  3. to be
  4. to act as
  5. manage
  6. when
  7. during
  8. ought, should
  9. match equally, equal, same
  10. obstruct
  11. on the spot
  12. right
  13. suitable, adequate, fitting, proper
  14. to replace
  15. to regard as, to think
  16. to pawn

Adverb[edit]

  1. (archaic) still

Synonyms[edit]


Japanese[edit]

Kanji[edit]

(uncommon “Hyōgai” kanjikyūjitai kanji, shinjitai form )

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Readings[edit]


Korean[edit]

Hanja[edit]

‎(dang) (hangeul , revised dang, McCune-Reischauer tang, Yale tang)

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Vietnamese[edit]

Han character[edit]

(đương, đáng, đang, đấng)

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