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Translingual[edit]

Han character[edit]

(radical 181 +7, 16 strokes, cangjie input 一一一月金 (MMMBC), four-corner 11186, composition)

  1. neck, throat

References[edit]

  • KangXi: page 1405, character 14
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 43515
  • Dae Jaweon: page 1922, character 19
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 7, page 4373, character 7
  • Unihan data for U+9838

Chinese[edit]

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trad.
simp.

Pronunciation[edit]


Middle Chinese pronunciation (, reconstructed)
Character (頸), Pronunciation 1/3

Initial: 群 (30)
Final: 清
Division: III

Openness: Open
Tone: Level (Ø)

Fanqie: 巨成切
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
Bernard
Karlgren
Li
Rong
Pan
Wuyun
Edwin
Pulleyblank
Wang
Li
Shao
Rongfen
/ɡiᴇŋ/ /gi̯ɛŋ/ /ɡiɛŋ/ /ɡiɛŋ/ /giajŋ/ /ɡĭɛŋ/ /ɡiæŋ/
Character (頸), Pronunciation 2/3

Initial: 見 (28)
Final: 青
Division: IV

Openness: Open
Tone: Level (Ø)

Fanqie: 古靈切
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
Bernard
Karlgren
Li
Rong
Pan
Wuyun
Edwin
Pulleyblank
Wang
Li
Shao
Rongfen
/keŋ/ /kieŋ/ /keŋ/ /keŋ/ /kɛjŋ/ /kieŋ/ /kɛŋ/
Character (頸), Pronunciation 3/3

Initial: 見 (28)
Final: 清
Division: III

Openness: Open
Tone: Rising (X)

Fanqie: 居郢切
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
Bernard
Karlgren
Li
Rong
Pan
Wuyun
Edwin
Pulleyblank
Wang
Li
Shao
Rongfen
/kiᴇŋX/ /ki̯ɛŋX/ /kiɛŋX/ /kiɛŋX/ /kiajŋX/ /kĭɛŋX/ /kiæŋX/
Old Chinese pronunciation (, reconstructed)
Baxter-Sagart system 1.1 (2014)
Character Modern Beijing
(Pinyin)
Middle Chinese Old Chinese English
jǐng ‹ gjieng › /*m-[k]eŋ (no palatalization before *-eŋ?)/ neck
jǐng ‹ kjiengX › /*[k]eŋʔ (no palatalization before *-eŋ?)/ neck

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
6789 0 /*keŋʔ/
6795 0 /*ɡeŋ/

Noun[edit]

(classifier Cantonese: )

  1. neck
    [Cantonese, trad.]
    [Cantonese, simp.]
    Ngo5 tiu4 geng2 hou2 han4. [Jyutping]
    My neck is itchy.

Usage notes[edit]

  • Cantonese regularly uses 頸/颈 to mean "neck", whereas Mandarin uses 脖子 (bózi).

Japanese[edit]

Kanji[edit]

(uncommon “Hyōgai” kanji)

Readings[edit]

Noun[edit]

‎(hiragana くび, romaji kubi)

  1. Alternative form of

Korean[edit]

Hanja[edit]

‎(gyeong) (hangeul , revised gyeong, McCune-Reischauer kyŏng, Yale kyeng)

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Vietnamese[edit]

Han character[edit]

(nghỉnh, cảnh)

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