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See also:
U+8471, 葱
CJK UNIFIED IDEOGRAPH-8471

[U+8470]
CJK Unified Ideographs
[U+8472]

Translingual[edit]

Han character[edit]

Scallion.jpg

(radical 140 +9, 15 strokes, cangjie input 廿心大心 (TPKP), composition)

Derived characters[edit]

References[edit]

  • KangXi: page 1046, character 15
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 31454
  • Dae Jaweon: page 1507, character 15
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 5, page 3253, character 11
  • Unihan data for U+8471

Chinese[edit]

Glyph origin[edit]

Characters in the same phonetic series () (Zhengzhang, 2003) 
Old Chinese
*sʰroːŋ
*sʰroːŋ
*sʰroːŋ
*sʰroːŋ, *sʰloːŋ
*ʔsloːŋʔ
*ʔsloːŋʔ
*ʔsloːŋʔ
*ʔsloːŋʔ
*ʔsloːŋʔ
*ʔsloːŋʔ, *ʔsloːŋs
*sʰloːŋ
*sʰloːŋ
*sʰloːŋ
*sʰloːŋ
*sʰloːŋ
*sʰloːŋ
*sʰloːŋ
*sʰloːŋ
*sʰloːŋ
*sʰloːŋ
*sʰloːŋ
*sʰloːŋ
*sʰloːŋ
*sʰloːŋs
*sloːŋ, *sloːŋʔ
*sloːŋ
*sʰloŋʔ, *kjoŋ

Phono-semantic compound (形聲, OC *sʰloːŋ): semantic  (grass) + phonetic  (OC *sʰloːŋ).

Definitions[edit]

For pronunciation and definitions of – see (“green onion; spring onion; scallion; Allium; etc.”).
(This character, , is the simplified and variant traditional form of .)
Notes:

Usage notes[edit]

Region
Taiwan standard variant
Hong Kong variant standard

Japanese[edit]

Kanji[edit]

(uncommon “Hyōgai” kanji)

  1. leek
  2. scallion, green onion

Readings[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Kanji in this term
ねぎ
Hyōgaiji
kun’yomi
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Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

(counter , hiragana ねぎ, katakana ネギ, rōmaji negi)

  1. scallion, leek

Synonyms[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ 1998, NHK日本語発音アクセント辞典 (NHK Japanese Pronunciation Accent Dictionary) (in Japanese), Tōkyō: NHK, →ISBN

Korean[edit]

Hanja[edit]

(chong) (hangeul , revised chong, McCune-Reischauer ch'ong, Yale chong)

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