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U+8861, 衡
CJK UNIFIED IDEOGRAPH-8861

[U+8860]
CJK Unified Ideographs
[U+8862]

Translingual[edit]

Han character[edit]

(radical 144, +10, 16 strokes, cangjie input 竹人弓大弓 (HONKN), four-corner 21221, composition𩵋)

Derived characters[edit]

References[edit]

  • KangXi: page 1110, character 11
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 34078
  • Dae Jaweon: page 1575, character 4
  • Hanyu Da Zidian (first edition): volume 2, page 846, character 4
  • Unihan data for U+8861

Chinese[edit]

Glyph origin[edit]

Phono-semantic compound (形聲, OC *ɡraːŋ): phonetic (OC *ɡaːŋ, *ɡaːŋs, *ɡraːŋ, *ɡraːŋs) + semantic (horn) + semantic (big).

Etymology 1[edit]

simp. and trad.
alternative forms 𪉗
𢖍
𧗣

Pronunciation[edit]



Rime
Character
Reading # 1/1
Initial () (33)
Final () (109)
Tone (調) Level (Ø)
Openness (開合) Open
Division () II
Fanqie
Reconstructions
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
/ɦˠæŋ/
Pan
Wuyun
/ɦᵚaŋ/
Shao
Rongfen
/ɣaŋ/
Edwin
Pulleyblank
/ɦaɨjŋ/
Li
Rong
/ɣɐŋ/
Wang
Li
/ɣɐŋ/
Bernard
Karlgren
/ɣɐŋ/
Expected
Mandarin
Reflex
héng
Expected
Cantonese
Reflex
hang4
BaxterSagart system 1.1 (2014)
Character
Reading # 1/1
Modern
Beijing
(Pinyin)
héng
Middle
Chinese
‹ hæng ›
Old
Chinese
/*[ɡ]ˁraŋ/
English beam of a steelyard

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. 13868
Phonetic
component
Rime
group
Rime
subdivision
0
Corresponding
MC rime
Old
Chinese
/*ɡraːŋ/

Definitions[edit]

  1. cross yoke (of an ox, in carriage, etc.)
  2. beam of steelyard; (by extension) weighing apparatus
  3. to weigh
  4. to judge; to measure
  5. level; even; balanced
  6. transverse; horizontal

Compounds[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

simp. and trad.
alternative forms

Pronunciation[edit]

Definitions[edit]

  1. (as a resultative) (pulled) tight; taut
    / [Cantonese]  ―  laai1 hang4 tiu4 sing4-2. [Jyutping]  ―  Pull the rope taut.
  2. to the limit; to the maximum
    冷氣 / 冷气 [Cantonese]  ―  hoi1 hang4 bou6 laang5 hei3 [Jyutping]  ―  to turn up the AC to the maximum; to have the AC running on maximum
  3. famous; prestigious; well-known
Synonyms[edit]

Japanese[edit]

Kanji[edit]

(common “Jōyō” kanji)

  1. equilibrium
  2. measuring rod
  3. scale

Readings[edit]

Compounds[edit]

Noun[edit]

(くびき) (kubiki

  1. Alternative form of

Korean[edit]

Hanja[edit]

(hyeong, hoeng) (hangeul , , revised hyeong, hoeng, McCune–Reischauer hyŏng, hoeng, Yale hyeng, hoyng)

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Vietnamese[edit]

Han character[edit]

: Hán Nôm readings: hành, hoành

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