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See also:
U+8C9E, 貞
CJK UNIFIED IDEOGRAPH-8C9E

[U+8C9D]
CJK Unified Ideographs
[U+8C9F]

Translingual[edit]

Han character[edit]

(radical 154, +2, 9 strokes, cangjie input 卜月山金 (YBUC), four-corner 21806, composition)

References[edit]

  • KangXi: page 1204, character 3
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 36658
  • Dae Jaweon: page 1665, character 4
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 6, page 3622, character 3
  • Unihan data for U+8C9E

Chinese[edit]

trad.
simp.

Glyph origin[edit]

Historical forms of the character
Shang Western Zhou Warring States Shuowen Jiezi (compiled in Han) Liushutong (compiled in Ming)
Oracle bone script Bronze inscriptions Chu Slip and silk script Small seal script Transcribed ancient scripts
貞-oracle.svg 貞-bronze.svg 貞-silk.svg 貞-seal.svg 貞-bigseal.svg
Characters in the same phonetic series () (Zhengzhang, 2003) 
Old Chinese
*rtaːŋs, *tʰeŋ, *tʰeŋs
*rtɯːŋs
*rdeːŋ, *teŋ
*teŋ
*teŋ
*teŋ
*tʰeŋ
*tʰeŋs

Pronunciation[edit]



  • Dialectal data
Variety Location
Mandarin Beijing /ʈ͡ʂən⁵⁵/
Harbin /ʈ͡ʂən⁴⁴/
Tianjin /ʈ͡ʂən²¹/
/t͡sən²¹/
Jinan /ʈ͡ʂəŋ²¹³/
Qingdao /tʃəŋ²¹³/
Zhengzhou /ʈ͡ʂəŋ²⁴/
Xi'an /ʈ͡ʂẽ²¹/
Xining /ʈ͡ʂə̃⁴⁴/
Yinchuan /ʈ͡ʂəŋ⁴⁴/
Lanzhou /ʈ͡ʂə̃n³¹/
Ürümqi /ʈ͡ʂɤŋ⁴⁴/
Wuhan /t͡sən⁵⁵/
Chengdu /t͡sən⁵⁵/
Guiyang /t͡sen⁵⁵/
Kunming /ʈ͡ʂə̃⁴⁴/
Nanjing /ʈ͡ʂən³¹/
Hefei /ʈ͡ʂən²¹/
Jin Taiyuan /t͡səŋ¹¹/
Pingyao /ʈ͡ʂəŋ¹³/
Hohhot /t͡sə̃ŋ³¹/
Wu Shanghai /t͡səŋ⁵³/
Suzhou /t͡sən⁵⁵/
Hangzhou /t͡sen³³/
Wenzhou /t͡seŋ³³/
Hui Shexian /t͡ɕiʌ̃³¹/
Tunxi /t͡ɕiɛ¹¹/
Xiang Changsha /ʈ͡ʂən³³/
Xiangtan /ʈ͡ʂən³³/
Gan Nanchang /t͡sɨn⁴²/
Hakka Meixian /t͡sən⁴⁴/
Taoyuan /tʃen²⁴/
Cantonese Guangzhou /t͡seŋ⁵³/
Nanning /t͡seŋ⁵⁵/
Hong Kong /t͡siŋ⁵⁵/
Min Xiamen (Min Nan) /tiŋ⁵⁵/
/t͡siŋ⁵⁵/
Fuzhou (Min Dong) /tiŋ⁴⁴/
Jian'ou (Min Bei) /teiŋ⁵⁴/
Shantou (Min Nan) /t͡seŋ³³/
Haikou (Min Nan) /t͡seŋ²³/

Rime
Character
Reading # 1/1
Initial () (9)
Final () (121)
Tone (調) Level (Ø)
Openness (開合) Open
Division () III
Fanqie
Reconstructions
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
/ʈiᴇŋ/
Pan
Wuyun
/ʈiɛŋ/
Shao
Rongfen
/ȶiæŋ/
Edwin
Pulleyblank
/ʈiajŋ/
Li
Rong
/ȶiɛŋ/
Wang
Li
/ȶĭɛŋ/
Bernard
Karlgren
/ȶi̯ɛŋ/
Expected
Mandarin
Reflex
zhēng
Zhengzhang system (2003)
Character
Reading # 1/1
No. 17027
Phonetic
component
Rime
group
Rime
subdivision
0
Corresponding
MC rime
Old
Chinese
/*teŋ/
Notes

Definitions[edit]

  1. virtuous; chaste; pure
  2. loyal; faithful

Compounds[edit]


Japanese[edit]

Kanji[edit]

(common “Jōyō” kanji)

  1. virtue, faithfulness, uprighteousness
  2. chastity

Readings[edit]


Korean[edit]

Hanja[edit]

(jeong) (hangeul , revised jeong, McCune–Reischauer chŏng, Yale ceng)

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Vietnamese[edit]

Han character[edit]

(trinh, riêng, tranh)

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