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Translingual[edit]

Han character[edit]

(radical 140 +10, 16 strokes, cangjie input 廿弓水火 (TNEF), four-corner 44331, composition)

References[edit]

  • KangXi: page 1050, character 7
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 31618
  • Dae Jaweon: page 1511, character 14
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 5, page 3273, character 4
  • Unihan data for U+84B8

Chinese[edit]

simp. and trad.

Pronunciation[edit]


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

Initial: (23)
Final: (133)
Tone: Level (Ø)

Openness: Open
Division: III
Fanqie:

Expected Mandarin reflex: zhēng
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
Pan
Wuyun
Shao
Rongfen
Edwin
Pulleyblank
Li
Rong
Wang
Li
Bernard
Karlgren
/t͡ɕɨŋ/ /t͡ɕɨŋ/ /t͡ɕieŋ/ /ciŋ/ /t͡ɕiəŋ/ /t͡ɕĭəŋ/ /t͡ɕi̯əŋ/
Old Chinese pronunciation (, reconstructed)
Baxter-Sagart system 1.1 (2014)
Character Modern Beijing
(Pinyin)
Middle Chinese Old Chinese English
zhēng ‹ tsying › /*təŋ/ twigs as firewood

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
1406 0 /*kljɯŋ/

Definitions[edit]

  1. to evaporate
  2. (cooking) to steam
    蒸餃蒸饺 (zhēngjiǎo)
  3. a torch made of hemp stalks or bamboo and wood in ancient times
    蒸燭蒸烛
  4. small pieces of firewood

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Japanese[edit]

Kanji[edit]

(grade 6 “Kyōiku” kanji)

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Korean[edit]

Hanja[edit]

‎(jeung) (hangeul , revised jeung, McCune-Reischauer chŭng, Yale cung)

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Vietnamese[edit]

Han character[edit]

(chưng, chừng)

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