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Translingual[edit]

shinjitai

simplified

traditional

Alternative forms[edit]

Note that Japanese shinjitai replaces with , dropping the top stroke on 良, and instead drawing 艮.

Etymology[edit]

Phono-semantic compound (形聲): phonetic  + semantic  (sound) – to make a sound with your mouth.

Han character[edit]

(radical 180 +11, 20 strokes, cangjie input 女中卜廿日 (VLYTA), four-corner 27601, composition)

  1. make sound, make noise
  2. sound

References[edit]

  • KangXi: page 1398, character 2
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 43318
  • Dae Jaweon: page 1914, character 6
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 7, page 4498, character 10
  • Unihan data for U+97FF

Cantonese[edit]

Hanzi[edit]

(simplified , Yale heung2)


Japanese[edit]

Kanji[edit]

(common “Jōyō” kanji)

Readings[edit]


Korean[edit]

Hanja[edit]

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


Mandarin[edit]

Hanzi[edit]

(simplified , Pinyin xiǎng (xiang3), Wade-Giles hsiang3)

Compounds[edit]


Middle Chinese[edit]

Han character[edit]

(*xiǎng)


Vietnamese[edit]

Han character[edit]

(hưởng, hướng, Tuyên)