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Translingual[edit]

Stroke order
羊-bw.png
Stroke order
羊-order.gif

Etymology[edit]

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

Pictogram (象形) Picture of a sheep head.

Han character[edit]

(radical 123 +0, 6 strokes, cangjie input 廿手 (TQ), four-corner 80501)

  1. KangXi radical 123

Derived characters[edit]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  • KangXi: page 950, character 38
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 28425
  • Dae Jaweon: page 1393, character 8
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 5, page 3125, character 1
  • Unihan data for U+7F8A

Chinese[edit]

simp. and trad.

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Sino-Tibetan *g-jaŋ.

Pronunciation[edit]


Dialectal pronunciations ()
Variety Location
Mandarin Beijing /iɑŋ³⁵/
Harbin /iaŋ²⁴/
Tianjin /iɑŋ⁴⁵/
Jinan /iaŋ⁴²/
Qingdao /iaŋ⁴²/
Zhengzhou /iaŋ⁴²/
Xi'an /iaŋ²⁴/
Xining /iɔ̃²⁴/
Yinchuan /iɑŋ⁵³/
Lanzhou /iɑ̃⁵³/
Ürümqi /iɑŋ⁵¹/
Wuhan /iaŋ²¹³/
Chengdu /iaŋ³¹/
Guiyang /iaŋ²¹/
Kunming /iã̠¹/
Nanjing /iaŋ²⁴/
Hefei /iɑ̃⁵⁵/
Jin Taiyuan /iɒ̃¹¹/
Pingyao /iɑŋ¹³/
/yə¹³/ ~子
Hohhot /iɑ̃³¹/
Wu Shanghai /ɦiã¹³/
Suzhou /ɦiã¹³/
Hangzhou /ɦiɑŋ²¹³/
Wenzhou /ji³¹/
Hui Shexian /ia⁴⁴/
Tunxi /iau⁴⁴/
Xiang Changsha /ian¹³/
Xiangtan /ian¹²/
Gan Nanchang /iɔŋ⁴⁵/
Hakka Meixian /ioŋ¹¹/
Taoyuan /ʒoŋ¹¹/
Cantonese Guangzhou /jœŋ²¹/
Nanning /jœŋ²¹/
Hong Kong /jœŋ²¹/
Min Xiamen (Min Nan) /iɔŋ³⁵/
/iũ³⁵/
Fuzhou (Min Dong) /yoŋ⁵³/
Jian'ou (Min Bei) /iɔŋ³³/
Shantou (Min Nan) /iõ⁵⁵/
Haikou (Min Nan) /iaŋ³¹/
/io³¹/
Middle Chinese pronunciation (, reconstructed)
Character (), Pronunciation 1/1

Initial: (36)
Final: (105)
Tone: Level (Ø)

Openness: Open
Division: III
Fanqie:

Expected Mandarin reflex: yáng
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
Pan
Wuyun
Shao
Rongfen
Edwin
Pulleyblank
Li
Rong
Wang
Li
Bernard
Karlgren
/jɨɐŋ/ /jiɐŋ/ /iɑŋ/ /jɨaŋ/ /iaŋ/ /jĭaŋ/ /i̯aŋ/
Old Chinese pronunciation (, reconstructed)
Baxter-Sagart system 1.1 (2014)
Character Modern Beijing
(Pinyin)
Middle Chinese Old Chinese English
yáng ‹ yang › /*ɢaŋ/ sheep

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
14535 0 /*laŋ/

Definitions[edit]

  1. caprid, eg. sheep, goat, antelope
  2. A surname​.

Compounds[edit]

Descendants[edit]

Sino-Xenic ():

References[edit]


Japanese[edit]

Kanji in this term
ひつじ
Grade: 3
kun'yomi

Kanji[edit]

(grade 3 “Kyōiku” kanji)

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Readings[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Kanji in this term
ひつじ
Grade: 3
kun'yomi
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Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

‎(hiragana ひつじ, katakana ヒツジ, romaji hitsuji)

  1. (zoology) sheep

References[edit]

  1. ^ 1998, NHK日本語発音アクセント辞典 (NHK Japanese Pronunciation Accent Dictionary) (in Japanese), Tōkyō: NHK, ISBN 978-4-14-011112-3

Korean[edit]

Hanja[edit]

‎(yang)
Eumhun:

  • Sound (hangeul):  (McCune-Reischauer: yang, Yale: yang)
  • Name (hangeul): ()
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Vietnamese[edit]

Han character[edit]

(dương)

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