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See also:
U+96D9, 雙
CJK UNIFIED IDEOGRAPH-96D9

[U+96D8]
CJK Unified Ideographs
[U+96DA]

Translingual[edit]

Japanese
Simplified
Traditional

Han character[edit]

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

Derived characters[edit]

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.
variant forms
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Glyph origin[edit]

Historical forms of the character
Shuowen Jiezi (compiled in Han)
Small seal script
雙-seal.svg
Characters in the same phonetic series () (Zhengzhang, 2003) 
Old Chinese
*sroːŋ
*sroːŋ
*soŋʔ
*soŋʔ

Ideogrammic compound (會意):  (two birds) +  (hand) – Represents two birds () in someone's right hand ().

Pronunciation[edit]


Note: sung1 - variant only for “a pair (of chopsticks)”.
Note:
  • siang/sang - vernacular;
  • song - literary.
  • Wu
  • Xiang

    • Dialectal data
    Variety Location
    Mandarin Beijing /ʂuɑŋ⁵⁵/
    Harbin /ʂuaŋ⁴⁴/ ~手
    /ʂuaŋ⁵³/ 一對~兒
    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~成對
    /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/

    Rime
    Character
    Reading # 1/1
    Initial () (21)
    Final () (9)
    Tone (調) Level (Ø)
    Openness (開合) Open
    Division () II
    Fanqie
    Reconstructions
    Zhengzhang
    Shangfang
    /ʃˠʌŋ/
    Pan
    Wuyun
    /ʃᵚɔŋ/
    Shao
    Rongfen
    /ʃɔŋ/
    Edwin
    Pulleyblank
    /ʂaɨwŋ/
    Li
    Rong
    /ʃɔŋ/
    Wang
    Li
    /ʃɔŋ/
    Bernard
    Karlgren
    /ʂɔŋ/
    Expected
    Mandarin
    Reflex
    shuāng
    BaxterSagart system 1.1 (2014)
    Character
    Reading # 1/1
    Modern
    Beijing
    (Pinyin)
    shuāng
    Middle
    Chinese
    ‹ sræwng ›
    Old
    Chinese
    /*[s]roŋ/
    English 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
    Reading # 1/1
    No. 11932
    Phonetic
    component
    Rime
    group
    Rime
    subdivision
    0
    Corresponding
    MC rime
    Old
    Chinese
    /*sroːŋ/

    Definitions[edit]

    1. Classifier for a pair of objects.all nouns using this classifier
      Antonyms: (zhī)
      /   ―  shuāng xié  ―  a pair of shoes
      筷子 / 筷子 [Cantonese]  ―  jat1 soeng1 (or sung1) faai3 zi2 [Jyutping]  ―  a pair of chopsticks
    2. two-; double; twin
      Antonyms: (dān)
      /   ―  shuāngmiàn  ―  double-sided, two-faced
      /   ―  shuāngxiàng  ―  bidirectional, two-way
    3. (number) even
    4. A rare surname​. Shuāng

    Compounds[edit]

    Descendants[edit]

    Sino-Xenic ():

    Others:


    Japanese[edit]

    Shinjitai

    Kyūjitai

    Kanji[edit]

    (uncommon “Hyōgai” kanjikyūjitai kanji, shinjitai form )

    1. pair; set

    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]

    Numeral[edit]

    1. Sawndip form of song