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Translingual[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Historical forms of the character
Oracle bone script Bronze inscriptions Large seal script Small seal script
終-oracle.svg 終-bronze.svg 終-bigseal.svg 終-seal.svg

Han character[edit]

(radical 120 +5, 11 strokes, cangjie input 女火竹水卜 (VFHEY), four-corner 27933, composition)

  1. end
  2. finally, in the end
  3. (euphemistic) to die; death

References[edit]

  • KangXi: page 921, character 1
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 27372
  • Dae Jaweon: page 1353, character 9
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 5, page 3384, character 5
  • Unihan data for U+7D42

Chinese[edit]

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Pronunciation[edit]


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

Initial: (23)
Final: (2)
Tone: Level (Ø)

Openness: Open
Division: III
Fanqie:

Expected Mandarin reflex: zhōng
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
Pan
Wuyun
Shao
Rongfen
Edwin
Pulleyblank
Li
Rong
Wang
Li
Bernard
Karlgren
/t͡ɕɨuŋ/ /t͡ɕiuŋ/ /t͡ɕiuŋ/ /cuwŋ/ /t͡ɕiuŋ/ /t͡ɕĭuŋ/ /t͡ɕi̯uŋ/
Old Chinese pronunciation (, reconstructed)
Baxter-Sagart system 1.1 (2014)
Character Modern Beijing
(Pinyin)
Middle Chinese Old Chinese English
zhōng ‹ tsyuwng › /*tuŋ/ end

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
2428 0 /*tjuŋ/

Definitions[edit]

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Japanese[edit]

Kanji[edit]

(grade 3 “Kyōiku” kanji)

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Readings[edit]

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Korean[edit]

Hanja[edit]

‎(jong) (hangeul , revised jong, McCune-Reischauer chong, Yale cong)

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Vietnamese[edit]

Han character[edit]

(chung, chon, giong, trọn, xông)

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