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Translingual[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From / ("altar") + phonetic , with the implied meaning of "good luck."

Han character[edit]

(radical 113 +6, 11 strokes, cangjie input 戈火廿手 (IFTQ), four-corner 38251, composition)

  1. good luck, good omen, auspicious, propitious
  2. happiness

References[edit]

  • KangXi: page 842, character 16
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 24689
  • Dae Jaweon: page 1262, character 16
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 4, page 2398, character 1
  • Unihan data for U+7965

Chinese[edit]

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simp. and trad.

Pronunciation[edit]


Middle Chinese pronunciation (, reconstructed)
Character (祥), Pronunciation 1/1

Initial: 邪 (17)
Final: 陽
Division: III

Openness: Open
Tone: Level (Ø)

Fanqie: 似羊切
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
Bernard
Karlgren
Li
Rong
Pan
Wuyun
Edwin
Pulleyblank
Wang
Li
Shao
Rongfen
/zɨɐŋ/ /zi̯aŋ/ /ziaŋ/ /ziɐŋ/ /zɨaŋ/ /zĭaŋ/ /ziɑŋ/
Old Chinese pronunciation (, reconstructed)
Baxter-Sagart system 1.1 (2014)
Character Modern Beijing
(Pinyin)
Middle Chinese Old Chinese English
xiáng ‹ zjang › /*s.ɢaŋ/ auspicious

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 No. Phonetic
component
Rime
group
Rime
subdivision
Corresponding
MC rime
Old Chinese Notes
14528 0 /*ljaŋ/

Definitions[edit]

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Japanese[edit]

Kanji[edit]

(common “Jōyō” kanji)

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Readings[edit]


Korean[edit]

Hanja[edit]

‎(sang) (hangeul , revised sang, McCune-Reischauer sang, Yale sang)

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Vietnamese[edit]

Han character[edit]

(tường)

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