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U+937E, 鍾
CJK UNIFIED IDEOGRAPH-937E

[U+937D]
CJK Unified Ideographs
[U+937F]

Translingual[edit]

Han character[edit]

(radical 167 +9, 17 strokes, cangjie input 金竹十土 (CHJG), four-corner 82114, composition)

References[edit]

  • KangXi: page 1316, character 5
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 40672
  • Dae Jaweon: page 1816, character 2
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 6, page 4232, character 3
  • Unihan data for U+937E

Chinese[edit]

trad.
simp. /
alt. forms
- only used as a surname or given name

Glyph origin[edit]

Historical forms of the character
Bronze inscriptions Large seal script Small seal script
鍾-bronze.svg 鍾-bigseal.svg 鍾-seal.svg
Characters in the same phonetic series () (Zhengzhang, 2003) 
Old Chinese
rdoːŋ, *rdoːŋs
rdoːŋ, *rdoːŋs
rdoːŋ, *doːŋ, *tjoŋ
rdoːŋ
𩪘 rdoːŋ
rdoːŋs, *tʰjoŋ
rdoːŋs, *tʰjoŋ
tʰoːnʔ, *tʰuːnʔ
toːŋʔ
toːŋʔ, *doːŋ
toːŋʔ
toːŋʔ
toːŋs, *tuːŋʔ, *toŋs
tʰoːŋ, *tʰoːŋʔ, *doːŋ
doːŋ
doːŋ
doːŋ
罿 doːŋ, *tʰjoŋ
doːŋ
doːŋ, *tʰjoŋ
doːŋ, *doŋ
doːŋʔ
doːŋs
toŋs
toŋs
tʰoŋ, *tʰoŋs, *tjoŋ
doŋ, *doŋʔ, *doŋs
doŋ, *doŋs
doŋ
doŋ, *tʰjoŋ
tjoŋ, *tjoŋ
tjoŋ
tjoŋ
tjoŋʔ, *tjoŋs
tjoŋʔ
tjoŋʔ
tjoŋʔ
tjoŋʔ, *tʰjoŋʔ
tjoŋs
tʰjoŋ
tʰjoŋs
djoŋʔ

Pronunciation[edit]


Note:
  • cheng - vernacular;
  • chiong - literary.

Rime
Character
Reading # 1/1
Initial () (23)
Final () (7)
Tone (調) Level (Ø)
Openness (開合) Open
Division () III
Fanqie
Reconstructions
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
/t͡ɕɨoŋ/
Pan
Wuyun
/t͡ɕioŋ/
Shao
Rongfen
/t͡ɕioŋ/
Edwin
Pulleyblank
/cuawŋ/
Li
Rong
/t͡ɕioŋ/
Wang
Li
/t͡ɕĭwoŋ/
Bernard
Karlgren
/t͡ɕi̯woŋ/
Expected
Mandarin
Reflex
zhōng
Baxter-Sagart system 1.1 (2014)
Character
Reading # 1/2 2/2
Modern
Beijing
(Pinyin)
zhōng zhōng
Middle
Chinese
‹ tsyowng › ‹ tsyowng ›
Old
Chinese
/*toŋ/ /*toŋ/
English accumulate; repeat bell; wine vessel; an ancient measure

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. 17466
Phonetic
component
Rime
group
Rime
subdivision
0
Corresponding
MC rime
Old
Chinese
/*tjoŋ/

Definitions[edit]

  1. handless cup; goblet
  2. to concentrate one's love or attention
    /   ―  zhōng'ài  ―  to treasure
    /   ―  zhōngqíng  ―  to fall in love
    一見 / 一见  ―  yījiànzhōngqíng  ―  love at first sight
  3. A surname​.

Usage notes[edit]

  • Not to be confused with (zhōng).

Compounds[edit]


Japanese[edit]

Kanji[edit]

(uncommon “Hyōgai” kanji)

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Readings[edit]

Compounds[edit]


Korean[edit]

Hanja[edit]

(jong) (hangeul , revised jong, McCune-Reischauer chong, Yale cong)

  1. 음훈: [술병 종] 술병, 술잔 = alcohol bottle, alcohol glass, alcohol receptacle

Vietnamese[edit]

Han character[edit]

(chung, chuông)

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