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See also:
U+9234, 鈴
CJK UNIFIED IDEOGRAPH-9234

[U+9233]
CJK Unified Ideographs
[U+9235]

Translingual[edit]

Han character[edit]

(radical 167, +5, 13 strokes, cangjie input 金人戈戈 (COII), four-corner 88137, composition)

  1. bell, chime

References[edit]

  • KangXi: page 1299, character 28
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 40267
  • Dae Jaweon: page 1802, character 9
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 6, page 4187, character 16
  • Unihan data for U+9234

Chinese[edit]

trad.
simp.
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Glyph origin[edit]

Historical forms of the character
Western Zhou Shuowen Jiezi (compiled in Han)
Bronze inscriptions Small seal script
鈴-bronze.svg 鈴-seal.svg
Characters in the same phonetic series () (Zhengzhang, 2003) 
Old Chinese
*ren, *reŋ, *reŋs, *reːŋ, *reːŋs
*riːn, *reːŋ
*riːŋ, *reːŋ, *reːŋs
魿 *ɡriŋ, *reːŋ
*mreŋs
*raːŋʔ, *reːŋ, *reːŋʔ
*reŋ, *reːŋ
*reŋʔ
*reŋʔ
*reŋʔ, *reːŋ
*reŋʔ, *reːŋ
*reŋʔ
*reŋs, *reːŋ
*ʔsleŋ
*reːŋ
*reːŋ
*reːŋ
*reːŋ
*reːŋ
*reːŋ
*reːŋ
*reːŋ
*reːŋ
*reːŋ
*reːŋ
*reːŋ
*reːŋ
*reːŋ
*reːŋ
*reːŋ
*reːŋ, *reːŋʔ
*reːŋ
*reːŋ
*reːŋ
*reːŋ
*reːŋ
*reːŋ
*reːŋ
*reːŋ
*reːŋ
*reːŋ
*reːŋ
*reːŋ
*reːŋ
*reːŋ
*reːŋ
*reːŋ

Pronunciation[edit]



Rime
Character
Reading # 1/1
Initial () (37)
Final () (125)
Tone (調) Level (Ø)
Openness (開合) Open
Division () IV
Fanqie
Reconstructions
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
/leŋ/
Pan
Wuyun
/leŋ/
Shao
Rongfen
/lɛŋ/
Edwin
Pulleyblank
/lɛjŋ/
Li
Rong
/leŋ/
Wang
Li
/lieŋ/
Bernard
Karlgren
/lieŋ/
Expected
Mandarin
Reflex
líng
Zhengzhang system (2003)
Character
Reading # 1/1
No. 8292
Phonetic
component
Rime
group
Rime
subdivision
0
Corresponding
MC rime
Old
Chinese
/*reːŋ/

Definitions[edit]

  1. bell

Synonyms[edit]

References[edit]


Japanese[edit]

Kanji[edit]

(common “Jōyō” kanji)

  1. bell, chime

Readings[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Kanji in this term
すず
Grade: S
kun’yomi

From Old Japanese.

Possibly related to 涼しい (suzushii, cool, refreshing) and 涼む (suzumu, cool off).

Alternative forms[edit]

  • (large wind bell):

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

(hiragana すず, rōmaji suzu)

  1. a bell, chime
    • 711-712, Kojiki (poem 82)
       () () () () () () () () () () () () () () () () () () () () () () () () () () () () () () () [Man'yōgana]
      宮人 (みやひと) () (ゆひ) () (すず) ()ちにきと宮人 (みやひと)とよむ里人 (さとびと)もゆめ [Modern spelling]
      miya-hito no ayui no kosuzu ochi-ni-ki to miya-hito toyomu sato-bito mo yume
      (please add an English translation of this example)
    Synonym: ベル (beru)
  2. (historical) Synonym of 駅鈴 (ekirei): station bells issued to 駅使 (ekishi)
  3. a large wind bell used as a musical instrument (Can we verify(+) this sense?)
Derived terms[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

(hiragana すず, rōmaji Suzu)

  1. a female given name
  2. a surname

Etymology 2[edit]

Kanji in this term
れい
Grade: S
kan’on

From Middle Chinese (MC leŋ).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

(hiragana れい, rōmaji rei)

  1. a bell, chime
  2. (Buddhism) a singing bowl
Derived terms[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

(hiragana れい, rōmaji Rei)

  1. a female given name
  2. a surname

Etymology 3[edit]

Kanji in this term
りん
Grade: S
tōon

From Mandarin (líng).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

(hiragana りん, rōmaji rin)

  1. a bell, chime
  2. an electric bell
    Synonym: 電鈴 (denrei)
  3. (Buddhism) a singing bowl
Derived terms[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

(hiragana りん, rōmaji Rin)

  1. a female given name

References[edit]

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 2006, 大辞林 (Daijirin), Third Edition (in Japanese), Tōkyō: Sanseidō, →ISBN
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 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]

(ryeong>yeong) (hangeul >, revised ryeong>yeong, McCune–Reischauer ryŏng>yŏng, Yale lyeng>yeng)

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Vietnamese[edit]

Han character[edit]

(linh, lệnh)

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