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Translingual[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Phono-semantic compound (形聲, OC *ɡaːŋ): semantic  ‎(boat) + phonetic  ‎(OC *kaːŋ, *kʰaːŋs).

Han character[edit]

(radical 137 +4, 10 strokes, cangjie input 竹卜卜竹弓 (HYYHN), four-corner 20417, composition)

  1. to sail
  2. navigate
  3. ship, boat

References[edit]

  • KangXi: page 1009, character 27
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 30385
  • Dae Jaweon: page 1467, character 7
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 5, page 3058, character 2
  • Unihan data for U+822A

Chinese[edit]

simp. and trad.

Pronunciation[edit]

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

Initial: (33)
Final: (101)
Tone: Level (Ø)

Openness: Open
Division: I
Fanqie:

Expected Mandarin reflex: háng
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
Pan
Wuyun
Shao
Rongfen
Edwin
Pulleyblank
Li
Rong
Wang
Li
Bernard
Karlgren
/ɦɑŋ/ /ɦɑŋ/ /ɣɑŋ/ /ɦaŋ/ /ɣɑŋ/ /ɣɑŋ/ /ɣɑŋ/
Old Chinese pronunciation (, reconstructed)
Zhengzhang system (2003)
Character No. Phonetic
component
Rime
group
Rime
subdivision
Corresponding
MC rime
Old Chinese Notes
7378 0 /*ɡaːŋ/

Definitions[edit]

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Japanese[edit]

Kanji[edit]

(grade 4 “Kyōiku” kanji)

Readings[edit]

Compounds[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

‎(hiragana わたる, romaji Wataru)

  1. A male given name

Korean[edit]

Hanja[edit]

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

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Vietnamese[edit]

Han character[edit]

(hàng)

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