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Translingual[edit]

Etymology[edit]

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

Ideogrammic compound (會意):  +  ‎(together)

Han character[edit]

(radical 134 +9, 15 strokes, cangjie input 竹X月金 (HXBC), four-corner 77801)

  1. thrive, prosper, flourish

Derived characters[edit]

References[edit]

  • KangXi: page 1005, character 5
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 30226
  • Dae Jaweon: page 1461, character 2
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 1, page 253, character 9
  • Unihan data for U+8208

Chinese[edit]

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Pronunciation[edit]


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

Initial: 曉 (32)
Final: 蒸
Division: III

Openness: Open
Tone: Level (Ø)

Fanqie: 虚陵切
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
Bernard
Karlgren
Li
Rong
Pan
Wuyun
Edwin
Pulleyblank
Wang
Li
Shao
Rongfen
/hɨŋ/ /xi̯əŋ/ /xiəŋ/ /hɨŋ/ /hiŋ/ /xĭəŋ/ /xieŋ/
Character (興), Pronunciation 2/2

Initial: 曉 (32)
Final: 蒸
Division: III

Openness: Open
Tone: Departing (H)

Fanqie: 許應切
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
Bernard
Karlgren
Li
Rong
Pan
Wuyun
Edwin
Pulleyblank
Wang
Li
Shao
Rongfen
/hɨŋH/ /xi̯əŋH/ /xiəŋH/ /hɨŋH/ /hiŋH/ /xĭəŋH/ /xieŋH/
Old Chinese pronunciation (, reconstructed)
Baxter-Sagart system 1.1 (2014)
Character Modern Beijing
(Pinyin)
Middle Chinese Old Chinese English
xīng ‹ xing › /*qʰ(r)əŋ/ lift, rise

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
13858 0 /*qʰɯŋ/
13859 0 /*qʰɯŋs/

Definitions[edit]

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Japanese[edit]

Kanji[edit]

(grade 5 “Kyōiku” kanji)

  1. entertain
  2. revive
  3. retrieve
  4. interest
  5. pleasure

Noun[edit]

‎(hiragana きょう, romaji kyō)

  1. entertainment; pleasure; interest

Readings[edit]


Korean[edit]

Hanja[edit]

‎(heung) (hangeul , revised heung, McCune-Reischauer hŭng, Yale hung)

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Vietnamese[edit]

Han character[edit]

(hưng, hăng, hên, hứng)

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