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Translingual[edit]

shinjitai

simplified

traditional

Etymology[edit]

Ideogrammic compound (會意):  ‎(two birds) +  ‎(hand)

Represents two birds () in someone's right hand ().

Han character[edit]

(radical 172 +10, 18 strokes, cangjie input 人土水 (OGE), four-corner 20407, composition)

  1. set of two, pair, couple
  2. both

References[edit]

  • KangXi: page 1368, character 34
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 42116
  • Dae Jaweon: page 1873, character 20
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 6, page 4104, character 10
  • Unihan data for U+96D9

Chinese[edit]

trad.
simp.

Pronunciation[edit]


Dialectal pronunciations ()
Variety Location
Mandarin Beijing /ʂuɑŋ⁵⁵/
Harbin /ʂuaŋ⁴⁴/ ~手
/ʂuaŋ⁵³/ 一对~儿
Tianjin /suɑŋ²¹/
Jinan /ʂuaŋ²¹³/
Qingdao /ʂuaŋ²¹³/
Zhengzhou /ʂuaŋ²⁴/
Xi'an /faŋ²¹/
Xining /fɔ̃⁴⁴/
Yinchuan /ʂuɑŋ⁴⁴/
Lanzhou /fɑ̃³¹/
Ürümqi /ʂuɑŋ⁴⁴/
/fɑŋ⁴⁴/
Wuhan /suaŋ⁵⁵/
Chengdu /suaŋ⁵⁵/
Guiyang /suaŋ⁵⁵/
Kunming /ʂuã̠⁴⁴/
Nanjing /ʂuaŋ³¹/
Hefei /ʂuɑ̃²¹/
Jin Taiyuan /suɒ̃¹¹/ 成~成对
/t͡sʰuɒ̃⁴⁵/ ~生生
Pingyao /suɑŋ¹³/
/t͡sʰuə³⁵/ ~生生
Hohhot /suɑ̃³¹/
Wu Shanghai /sɑ̃⁵³/
Suzhou /sɑ̃⁵⁵/
Hangzhou /sz̩ʷɑŋ³³/
Wenzhou /ɕyɔ³³/
Hui Shexian /so³¹/
Tunxi /sau¹¹/
Xiang Changsha /ɕyan³³/
Xiangtan /sɔn³³/
Gan Nanchang /sɔŋ⁴²/
Hakka Meixian /suŋ⁴⁴/
Taoyuan /suŋ²⁴/
Cantonese Guangzhou /sœŋ⁵³/
Nanning /sœŋ⁵⁵/
Hong Kong /sœŋ⁵⁵/
Min Xiamen (Min Nan) /sɔŋ⁵⁵/
/siaŋ⁵⁵/
Fuzhou (Min Dong) /souŋ⁴⁴/
Jian'ou (Min Bei) /sɔŋ⁵⁴/
Shantou (Min Nan) /saŋ³³/
Haikou (Min Nan) /tiaŋ²³/
Middle Chinese pronunciation (, reconstructed)
Character (), Pronunciation 1/1

Initial: (21)
Final:
Division: II

Openness: Open
Tone: Level (Ø)

Fanqie:
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
Bernard
Karlgren
Li
Rong
Pan
Wuyun
Edwin
Pulleyblank
Wang
Li
Shao
Rongfen
/ʃɣʌŋ/ /ʂɔŋ/ /ʃɔŋ/ /ʃɯɔŋ/ /ʂaɨwŋ/ /ʃɔŋ/ /ʃɔŋ/
Old Chinese pronunciation (, reconstructed)
Baxter-Sagart system 1.1 (2014)
Character Modern Beijing
(Pinyin)
Middle Chinese Old Chinese English
shuāng ‹ sræwng › /*[s]roŋ/ a pair

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 No. Phonetic
component
Rime
group
Rime
subdivision
Corresponding
MC rime
Old Chinese Notes
11932 0 /*sroːŋ/

Classifier[edit]

  1. a pair of
    /   ―  shuāng xié  ―  a pair of shoes

Adjective[edit]

  1. two-; double; twin
    /   ―  shuāngmiàn  ―  double-sided, two-faced
    /   ―  shuāngxiàng  ―  bidirectional, two-way
  2. (number) even

Derived terms[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

  1. A surname​. Shuang

Antonyms[edit]


Japanese[edit]

Kanji[edit]

(uncommon “Hyōgai” kanjikyūjitai kanji, shinjitai form )

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Readings[edit]


Korean[edit]

Hanja[edit]

‎(ssang) (hangeul , revised ssang, McCune-Reischauer ssang, Yale ssang)

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Vietnamese[edit]

Han character[edit]

(song, rông, suông)

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Zhuang[edit]

Sawndip[edit]

‎(song) ‎(simplified form )

  1. two