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Translingual[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

Phono-semantic compound (形聲): semantic  ‎(rice) + phonetic  – measure rice.

Han character[edit]

(radical 115 +9, 14 strokes, cangjie input 竹木月土月 (HDBGB), four-corner 22957, composition)

  1. call
  2. name, brand
  3. address
  4. say
  5. to weigh

Descendants[edit]

References[edit]

  • KangXi: page 856, character 24
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 25180
  • Dae Jaweon: page 1282, character 6
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 4, page 2619, character 2
  • Unihan data for U+7A31

Chinese[edit]

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Pronunciation[edit]


Middle Chinese pronunciation (, reconstructed)
Character (稱), Pronunciation 1/2

Initial: 昌 (24)
Final: 蒸
Division: III

Openness: Open
Tone: Level (Ø)

Fanqie: 處陵切
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
Bernard
Karlgren
Li
Rong
Pan
Wuyun
Edwin
Pulleyblank
Wang
Li
Shao
Rongfen
/t͡ɕʰɨŋ/ /t͡ɕʰi̯əŋ/ /t͡ɕʰiəŋ/ /t͡ɕʰɨŋ/ /cʰiŋ/ /t͡ɕʰĭəŋ/ /t͡ɕʰieŋ/
Character (稱), Pronunciation 2/2

Initial: 昌 (24)
Final: 蒸
Division: III

Openness: Open
Tone: Departing (H)

Fanqie: 昌孕切
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
Bernard
Karlgren
Li
Rong
Pan
Wuyun
Edwin
Pulleyblank
Wang
Li
Shao
Rongfen
/t͡ɕʰɨŋH/ /t͡ɕʰi̯əŋH/ /t͡ɕʰiəŋH/ /t͡ɕʰɨŋH/ /cʰiŋH/ /t͡ɕʰĭəŋH/ /t͡ɕʰieŋH/
Old Chinese pronunciation (, reconstructed)
Baxter-Sagart system 1.1 (2014)
Character Modern Beijing
(Pinyin)
Middle Chinese Old Chinese English
chēng ‹ tsyhing › /*tʰəŋ/ weigh; evaluate; call
chèng ‹ tsyhingH › /*mə-tʰəŋ-s/ steelyard

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
1402 0 /*tʰjɯŋ/
1405 0 /*tʰjɯŋs/

Definitions[edit]

  1. variant of ; steelyard

Japanese[edit]

Kanji[edit]

(uncommon “Hyōgai” kanjikyūjitai kanji, shinjitai form )

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Readings[edit]


Korean[edit]

Hanja[edit]

‎(ching) (hangeul , revised ching, McCune-Reischauer ch'ing, Yale ching)

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Vietnamese[edit]

Han character[edit]

(xưng, xứng)

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