長城

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Chinese

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long; length; forever
long; length; forever; always; constantly; chief; head; elder; to grow; to develop
 
city walls; city; town
trad. (長城)
simp. (长城)
Literally: “long wall”.
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Etymology

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Pronunciation

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Rime
Character
Reading # 1/3 2/3 3/3 1/1
Initial () (11) (9) (11) (25)
Final () (105) (105) (105) (121)
Tone (調) Level (Ø) Rising (X) Departing (H) Level (Ø)
Openness (開合) Open Open Open Open
Division () III III III III
Fanqie
Baxter drjang trjangX drjangH dzyeng
Reconstructions
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
/ɖɨɐŋ/ /ʈɨɐŋX/ /ɖɨɐŋH/ /d͡ʑiᴇŋ/
Pan
Wuyun
/ɖiɐŋ/ /ʈiɐŋX/ /ɖiɐŋH/ /d͡ʑiɛŋ/
Shao
Rongfen
/ȡiɑŋ/ /ȶiɑŋX/ /ȡiɑŋH/ /d͡ʑiæŋ/
Edwin
Pulleyblank
/ɖɨaŋ/ /ʈɨaŋX/ /ɖɨaŋH/ /d͡ʑiajŋ/
Li
Rong
/ȡiaŋ/ /ȶiaŋX/ /ȡiaŋH/ /ʑiɛŋ/
Wang
Li
/ȡĭaŋ/ /ȶĭaŋX/ /ȡĭaŋH/ /ʑĭɛŋ/
Bernard
Karlgren
/ȡʱi̯aŋ/ /ȶi̯aŋX/ /ȡʱi̯aŋH/ /ʑi̯ɛŋ/
Expected
Mandarin
Reflex
cháng zhǎng zhàng chéng
Expected
Cantonese
Reflex
coeng4 zoeng2 zoeng6 sing4

Proper noun

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長城

  1. Great Wall of China
    Synonym: 萬里長城万里长城 (Wànlǐ Chángchéng)
  2. () (historical) Changcheng (a former district of Jiayuguan, Gansu, China)

Derived terms

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Noun

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長城

  1. (figurative) insurmountable barrier or invincible power; wall of steel

Japanese

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Kanji in this term
ちょう
Grade: 2
じょう
Grade: 4
on’yomi

Noun

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(ちょう)(じょう) (chōjō

  1. long castle or wall
  2. long line of castles
  3. (figurative) a person who is to become the head of state.

Proper noun

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(ちょう)(じょう) (chōjō

  1. Great Wall of China

Korean

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Hanja in this term

Noun

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長城 (jangseong) (hangeul 장성)

  1. Hanja form? of 장성.

Vietnamese

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Han character

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長城: Hán Việt readings: trường thành, Trường Thành

Noun

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長城 (trường thành)

  1. a long, sturdy wall

Proper noun

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長城 (Trường Thành)

  1. Great Wall of China