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Translingual[edit]

Han character[edit]

(radical 138 +1, 7 strokes, cangjie input 戈日女 (IAV), four-corner 30732, composition)

  1. good, virtuous, respectable

Derived characters[edit]

Descendants[edit]

References[edit]

  • KangXi: page 1013, character 23
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 30597
  • Dae Jaweon: page 1472, character 16
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 5, page 3170, character 2
  • Unihan data for U+826F

Chinese[edit]

simp. and trad.

Etymology 1[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]


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

Initial: (37)
Final: (105)
Tone: Level (Ø)

Openness: Open
Division: III
Fanqie:

Expected Mandarin reflex: liáng
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
Pan
Wuyun
Shao
Rongfen
Edwin
Pulleyblank
Li
Rong
Wang
Li
Bernard
Karlgren
/lɨɐŋ/ /liɐŋ/ /liɑŋ/ /lɨaŋ/ /liaŋ/ /lĭaŋ/ /li̯aŋ/
Old Chinese pronunciation (, reconstructed)
Baxter-Sagart system 1.1 (2014)
Character Modern Beijing
(Pinyin)
Middle Chinese Old Chinese English
liáng ‹ ljang › /*[r]aŋ/ good

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
8046 0 /*raŋ/

Definitions[edit]

  1. Good, much.

Etymology 2[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]


Definitions[edit]

  1. Only used in 方良, alternative form of 魍魎魍魉 (wǎngliǎng).

References[edit]


Japanese[edit]

Kanji[edit]

(grade 4 “Kyōiku” kanji)

  1. good

Readings[edit]

Compounds[edit]

  • 良い (yoi, ii): good, beneficial
  • 良さ (yosa): merit, virtue
  • 良く (yoku): well, much
  • 良好 (ryōkō): good, fine
  • 良質 (ryōshitsu): good quality
  • 良否 (ryōhi): quality
  • 良心 (ryōshin): conscience
  • 良識 (ryōshiki): good sense

Noun[edit]

‎(hiragana りょう, romaji ryō, historical hiragana りやう)

  1. (school mark) good, B
    数学 (すうがく)成績 (せいせき) (りょう)だった
    sūgaku no seiseki wa ryō datta
    I got a B in math

Proper noun[edit]

‎(hiragana りょう, romaji Ryō, historical hiragana りやう)

  1. A male given name

Korean[edit]

Hanja[edit]

‎(ryang, yang)
Eumhun:

  • Sound (hangeul): ,  (revised: ryang, yang, McCune-Reischauer: ryang, yang, Yale: lyang, yang)
  • Name (hangeul): 어질 (revised: eojil, McCune-Reischauer: ŏjil)
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Vietnamese[edit]

Han character[edit]

(lương)

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