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Translingual[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Phono-semantic compound (形聲): semantic  ‎(grass, plant) + phonetic  – lack of plants

Han character[edit]

(radical 140 +6, 12 strokes, cangjie input 廿卜女山 (TYVU), four-corner 44211, composition)

  1. wasteland, desert
  2. uncultivated

Note: The middle part could be found as instead of .

Derived characters[edit]

Descendants[edit]

References[edit]

  • KangXi: page 1031, character 8
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 30953
  • Dae Jaweon: page 1490, character 8
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 5, page 3209, character 2
  • Unihan data for U+8352

Chinese[edit]

simp. and trad.

Pronunciation[edit]


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

Initial: (32)
Final:
Division: I

Openness: Closed
Tone: Level (Ø)

Fanqie:
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
Bernard
Karlgren
Li
Rong
Pan
Wuyun
Edwin
Pulleyblank
Wang
Li
Shao
Rongfen
/hwɑŋ/ /xwɑŋ/ /xuɑŋ/ /hʷɑŋ/ /hwaŋ/ /xuɑŋ/ /xuɑŋ/
Character (), Pronunciation 2/2

Initial: (32)
Final:
Division: I

Openness: Closed
Tone: Departing (H)

Fanqie:
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
Bernard
Karlgren
Li
Rong
Pan
Wuyun
Edwin
Pulleyblank
Wang
Li
Shao
Rongfen
/hwɑŋH/ /xwɑŋH/ /xuɑŋH/ /hʷɑŋH/ /hwaŋH/ /xuɑŋH/ /xuɑŋH/
Old Chinese pronunciation (, reconstructed)
Baxter-Sagart system 1.1 (2014)
Character Modern Beijing
(Pinyin)
Middle Chinese Old Chinese English
huāng ‹ xwang › /*m̥ ˤaŋ/ wasteland; uncultivated land

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
12649 0 /*hmaːŋ/
12659 0 /*hmaːŋs/

Definitions[edit]

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Japanese[edit]

Kanji[edit]

(common “Jōyō” kanji)

  1. rough; sparse; wild

Readings[edit]


Korean[edit]

Hanja[edit]

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

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Vietnamese[edit]

Han character[edit]

(hoang, hoăng)

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