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U+773E, 眾
CJK UNIFIED IDEOGRAPH-773E

[U+773D]
CJK Unified Ideographs
[U+773F]
See also: and

Translingual[edit]

Han character[edit]

(radical 109 +6, 11 strokes, cangjie input 田中人人人 (WLOOO), four-corner 27232)

Derived terms[edit]

References[edit]

  • KangXi: page 807, character 15
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 23321
  • Dae Jaweon: page 1223, character 3
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 4, page 2917, character 4
  • Unihan data for U+773E

Chinese[edit]

trad. /
simp.
alt. forms

Glyph origin[edit]

Characters in the same phonetic series () (Zhengzhang, 2003) 
Old Chinese
*zloːŋ, *zluːŋ, *tjuŋ
*tjuŋ, *tjuŋs

Ideogrammic compound (會意): (sun) + (three men) – people gathered or working under the sun.

The top, originally (“sun”) in oracle script has been modified, in bronze script resembling instead a horizontal eye (early form of ) – reinterpreted as “a crowd under someone’s gaze”, and now resembles .

The bottom, originally three figures (人人人), uses various forms of and , with variation depending on font.

Pronunciation[edit]


Note:
  • chèng - vernacular;
  • chiòng - literary.

Rime
Character
Reading # 1/2 2/2
Initial () (23) (23)
Final () (2) (2)
Tone (調) Level (Ø) Departing (H)
Openness (開合) Open Open
Division () III III
Fanqie
Reconstructions
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
/t͡ɕɨuŋ/ /t͡ɕɨuŋH/
Pan
Wuyun
/t͡ɕiuŋ/ /t͡ɕiuŋH/
Shao
Rongfen
/t͡ɕiuŋ/ /t͡ɕiuŋH/
Edwin
Pulleyblank
/cuwŋ/ /cuwŋH/
Li
Rong
/t͡ɕiuŋ/ /t͡ɕiuŋH/
Wang
Li
/t͡ɕĭuŋ/ /t͡ɕĭuŋH/
Bernard
Karlgren
/t͡ɕi̯uŋ/ /t͡ɕi̯uŋH/
Expected
Mandarin
Reflex
zhōng zhòng
Baxter-Sagart system 1.1 (2014)
Character
Reading # 1/1
Modern
Beijing
(Pinyin)
zhòng
Middle
Chinese
‹ tsyuwngH ›
Old
Chinese
/*tuŋ-s/
English numerous

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. 17489 17491
Phonetic
component
Rime
group
Rime
subdivision
0 0
Corresponding
MC rime
Old
Chinese
/*tjuŋ/ /*tjuŋs/
Notes

Definitions[edit]

  1. masses; people; multitude; crowd; everyone
  2. everything; all matters
  3. all the government officials
  4. soldier; army; troops
  5. slave labour in agriculture
  6. (Buddhism) number of monks
  7. many; numerous
  8. various; different
  9. general; common

Compounds[edit]


Japanese[edit]

Kanji[edit]

(uncommon “Hyōgai” kanji)

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Readings[edit]


Korean[edit]

Hanja[edit]

‎(jung) (hangeul , revised jung, McCune-Reischauer chung, Yale cwung)

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Vietnamese[edit]

Han character[edit]

(chúng)

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