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Translingual[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Phono-semantic compound (形聲, OC *laŋ): semantic  + phonetic  ‎(OC *laŋ); Ideogram composed of 阜, fù ("hill") and 昜, yáng ("bright, sunny"), literally means, "sunny side of the mountain". In contrast, yin () is associated to the unlit side of the hill, yīn 侌 ("cover") 阜, fù ("hill")

Han character[edit]

(radical 170 +9, 12 strokes, cangjie input 弓中日一竹 (NLAMH), four-corner 76227, composition)

References[edit]

  • KangXi: page 1355, character 15
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 41725
  • Dae Jaweon: page 1859, character 14
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 6, page 4144, character 3
  • Unihan data for U+967D

Chinese[edit]

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simp.

Pronunciation[edit]



Rime
Character
Reading # 1/1
Initial () (36)
Final () (105)
Tone (調) Level (Ø)
Openness (開合) Open
Division () III
Fanqie
Reconstructions
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
/jɨɐŋ/
Pan
Wuyun
/jiɐŋ/
Shao
Rongfen
/iɑŋ/
Edwin
Pulleyblank
/jɨaŋ/
Li
Rong
/iaŋ/
Wang
Li
/jĭaŋ/
Bernard
Karlgren
/i̯aŋ/
Expected
Mandarin
Reflex
yáng
Baxter-Sagart system 1.1 (2014)
Character
Reading # 1/1
Modern
Beijing
(Pinyin)
yáng
Middle
Chinese
‹ yang ›
Old
Chinese
/*laŋ/
English bright

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. 14590
Phonetic
component
Rime
group
Rime
subdivision
0
Corresponding
MC rime
Old
Chinese
/*laŋ/

Definitions[edit]

  1. (philosophy) "male" principle; yang in yin-yang
  2. light
  3. positive
  4. sun
    太陽太阳 (tàiyáng, “the Sun”)
  5. male genitals
    陽物阳物 (yángwù, “penis”)
  6. open, overt
    陽溝阳沟 (yánggōu, “open drain, ditch”)

Antonyms[edit]

Compounds[edit]


Japanese[edit]

Kanji[edit]

(grade 3 “Kyōiku” kanji)

  1. the sun
  2. yang (in contrast to yin)

Readings[edit]

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Korean[edit]

Hanja[edit]

‎(yang) (hangeul , McCune-Reischauer yang, Yale yang)

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Vietnamese[edit]

Han character[edit]

(dương, dàng, giang, long)

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Compounds[edit]