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U+846C, 葬
CJK UNIFIED IDEOGRAPH-846C

[U+846B]
CJK Unified Ideographs
[U+846D]

Translingual[edit]

Glyph origin[edit]

Historical forms of the character
Oracle bone script Bronze inscriptions Large seal script Small seal script
葬-oracle.svg 葬-bronze.svg 葬-bigseal.svg 葬-seal.svg
Characters in the same phonetic series () (Zhengzhang, 2003) 
Old Chinese
ʔsaːŋʔ
ʔsaːŋs

Ideogrammic compound (會意):  (grass) +  (dead person) – bury the dead 死 in the grass 茻. Top is now grass radical (), while bottom is simplified to , hence graphically  +  + .

Han character[edit]

(radical 140 +9, 12 strokes, cangjie input 廿一心廿 (TMPT), four-corner 44441, composition)

  1. bury, inter

Derived characters[edit]

References[edit]

  • KangXi: page 1046, character 5
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 31448
  • Dae Jaweon: page 1507, character 9
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 5, page 3246, character 2
  • Unihan data for U+846C

Chinese[edit]

simp. and trad.

Alternative forms[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]



Rime
Character
Reading # 1/1
Initial () (13)
Final () (101)
Tone (調) Departing (H)
Openness (開合) Open
Division () I
Fanqie
Reconstructions
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
/t͡sɑŋH/
Pan
Wuyun
/t͡sɑŋH/
Shao
Rongfen
/t͡sɑŋH/
Edwin
Pulleyblank
/t͡saŋH/
Li
Rong
/t͡sɑŋH/
Wang
Li
/t͡sɑŋH/
Bernard
Karlgren
/t͡sɑŋH/
Expected
Mandarin
Reflex
zàng
Baxter-Sagart system 1.1 (2014)
Character
Reading # 1/1
Modern
Beijing
(Pinyin)
zàng
Middle
Chinese
‹ tsangH ›
Old
Chinese
/*[ts]ˤaŋ-s/
English bury

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
Reading # 1/1
No. 16545
Phonetic
component
Rime
group
Rime
subdivision
0
Corresponding
MC rime
Old
Chinese
/*ʔsaːŋs/

Noun[edit]

  1. burial
      ―  huǒzàng  ―  cremation (lit. fire burial)

Verb[edit]

  1. to bury; to inter
      ―  máizàng  ―  to bury
    /   ―  Zàng Huā Cí  ―  Poem of Burying Flowers (a poem in Dream of the Red Chamber)

Japanese[edit]

Kanji[edit]

(common “Jōyō” kanji)

  1. funeral, bury

Readings[edit]

Compounds[edit]

Kanji in this term
そう
Grade: S
on’yomi

Etymology[edit]

From Middle Chinese (tsangH, burial).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

(hiragana そう, rōmaji , historical hiragana さう)

  1. burial

References[edit]

  • Jack Halpern's New Japanese-English Character Dictionary

Korean[edit]

Hanja[edit]

(jang) (hangeul , revised jang, McCune-Reischauer chang, Yale cang)

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Vietnamese[edit]

Han character[edit]

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