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See also: , , and 𡃁
U+975A, 靚
CJK UNIFIED IDEOGRAPH-975A

[U+9759]
CJK Unified Ideographs
[U+975B]

Translingual[edit]

Han character[edit]

(radical 174, +7, 15 strokes, cangjie input 手月月山山 (QBBUU), four-corner 56210, composition or ⿰見)

References[edit]

  • KangXi: page 1381, character 32
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 42575
  • Dae Jaweon: page 1893, character 10
  • Hanyu Da Zidian (first edition): volume 6, page 4048, character 2
  • Unihan data for U+975A

Chinese[edit]

trad.
simp.

Glyph origin[edit]

Phono-semantic compound (形聲, OC *zleŋs): phonetic  (OC *sʰleːŋ) + semantic .

Etymology 1[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]



Rime
Character
Reading # 1/1
Initial () (15)
Final () (121)
Tone (調) Departing (H)
Openness (開合) Open
Division () III
Fanqie
Reconstructions
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
/d͡ziᴇŋH/
Pan
Wuyun
/d͡ziɛŋH/
Shao
Rongfen
/d͡ziæŋH/
Edwin
Pulleyblank
/d͡ziajŋH/
Li
Rong
/d͡ziɛŋH/
Wang
Li
/d͡zĭɛŋH/
Bernard
Karlgren
/d͡zʱi̯ɛŋH/
Expected
Mandarin
Reflex
jìng
Zhengzhang system (2003)
Character
Reading # 1/1
No. 11345
Phonetic
component
Rime
group
Rime
subdivision
0
Corresponding
MC rime
Old
Chinese
/*zleŋs/
Notes

Definitions[edit]

  1. to call in a subordinate; to invite
  2. to dress up; to get dressed up
  3. gentle and refined; fair and quiet
  4. beautiful; gorgeous; magnificent
  5. bright
  6. Alternative term for (jìng, “calm; quiet”).
  7. Alternative term for (jìng, “to reflect on”).

Compounds[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

(This etymology is missing or incomplete. Please add to it, or discuss it at the Etymology scriptorium. Particularly: “from or ?”) Also compare Zhuang lengj.

Pronunciation[edit]


Definitions[edit]

  1. (Cantonese, Hakka, Pinghua) pretty; beautiful
    / [Cantonese]  ―  leng3 zai2 [Jyutping]  ―  handsome man
    / [Cantonese]  ―  leng3 saam1 [Jyutping]  ―  pretty clothes
    / [Cantonese]  ―  leng3 soeng1 [Jyutping]  ―  nice pictures
  2. (Cantonese, dialectal Hakka) good; fine
    今晚 [Cantonese, trad.]
    今晚 [Cantonese, simp.]
    Gam1 maan5 bou1 tong1 gau3 saai3 leng3! [Jyutping]
    Tonight's soup is great!
    質地 [Cantonese, trad.]
    质地 [Cantonese, simp.]
    Gin6 saam1 di1 zat1 dei6-2 dou1 gei2 leng3 wo3. [Jyutping]
    The material of this shirt is pretty good.
  3. (dialectal Cantonese) orderly
Synonyms[edit]
  • (pretty):
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Compounds[edit]

Etymology 3[edit]

For pronunciation and definitions of – see 𡃁 (“(Cantonese) little girl or boy”).
(This character, , is a variant form of 𡃁.)

Japanese[edit]

Kanji[edit]

(uncommon “Hyōgai” kanji)

  1. make up face
  2. ornament
  3. quiet

Readings[edit]


Korean[edit]

Hanja[edit]

(jeong) (hangeul , revised jeong, McCune–Reischauer chŏng, Yale ceng)

  1. make up face
  2. ornament
  3. quiet