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U+9EC3, 黃
CJK UNIFIED IDEOGRAPH-9EC3

[U+9EC2]
CJK Unified Ideographs
[U+9EC4]

Translingual[edit]

Stroke order
黃-order.gif

Han character[edit]

(radical 201 +0, 12 strokes, cangjie input 廿一田金 (TMWC), four-corner 44806, composition ⿱⿱廿(GJK) or ⿱⿱廿(HT))

  1. Kangxi radical #201, .

Derived glyphs[edit]

References[edit]

  • KangXi: page 1516, character 3
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 47926
  • Dae Jaweon: page 2046, character 11
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 7, page 4596, character 2
  • Unihan data for U+9EC3

Chinese[edit]

trad.
simp.
alt. forms

Glyph origin[edit]

Historical forms of the character
Oracle bone script Bronze inscriptions Large seal script Small seal script
黃-oracle.svg 黃-bronze.svg 黃-bigseal.svg 黃-seal.svg
Characters in the same phonetic series () (Zhengzhang, 2003) 
Old Chinese
*kʷaːŋ
*kʷaːŋ
*kʷaːŋʔ
*kʷaːŋʔ, *qʰʷaːŋ
*kʰʷaːŋʔ, *kʰaːŋʔ
*kʰʷaːŋʔ, *kʰʷaːŋs, *qʰʷaːŋʔ
*kʰʷaːŋs
*kʰʷaːŋs
*kʰʷaːŋs
*kʰʷaːŋs
*ɡʷaːŋ
*ɡʷaːŋ
*ɡʷaːŋ, *ɡʷaːŋs
*ɡʷaːŋ
*ɡʷaːŋ
*ɡʷaːŋ
*ɡʷaːŋ
*ɡʷaːŋ
*ɡʷaːŋ
*ɡʷaːŋʔ
*ɡʷlaːŋs, *kʰʷaːɡ
*qʷaːŋʔ
*kʷaŋʔ, *kʷraːŋʔ
*kʷraːŋ
*kʷraːŋʔ
*kʷraːŋʔ
*kʷraːŋʔ
*ɡʷraːŋ, *ɡʷraːŋs
*ɡʷraːŋ
*ɡʷraːŋ
*qʰʷraːŋ
*kʷaːɡ, *qʰʷaːɡ
*kʷaːɡ, *qʰʷaːɡ

Phono-semantic compound (形聲, OC *ɡʷaːŋ): phonetic  + semantic  (field) – the color of earth.

Pronunciation[edit]


Note: huángr - “yolk”.
Note: wong4-2 - “yolk”.
Note:
  • n̂g/ûiⁿ - vernacular;
  • hông - literary.
Note:
  • 3hhuaan - usual pronunciation;
  • 1huaan - variant pronunciation (e.g. 蛋黃).

Rime
Character
Reading # 1/1
Initial () (33)
Final () (102)
Tone (調) Level (Ø)
Openness (開合) Closed
Division () I
Fanqie
Reconstructions
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
/ɦwɑŋ/
Pan
Wuyun
/ɦʷɑŋ/
Shao
Rongfen
/ɣuɑŋ/
Edwin
Pulleyblank
/ɦwaŋ/
Li
Rong
/ɣuɑŋ/
Wang
Li
/ɣuɑŋ/
Bernard
Karlgren
/ɣwɑŋ/
Expected
Mandarin
Reflex
huáng
Baxter-Sagart system 1.1 (2014)
Character
Reading # 1/1
Modern
Beijing
(Pinyin)
huáng
Middle
Chinese
‹ hwang ›
Old
Chinese
/*N-kʷˤaŋ/
English yellow

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. 5380
Phonetic
component
Rime
group
Rime
subdivision
0
Corresponding
MC rime
Old
Chinese
/*ɡʷaːŋ/
Notes

Definitions[edit]

  1. yellow
    /   ―  huáng  ―  yellow color
  2. Short for 蛋黃蛋黄 (dànhuáng, “yolk”).
    白蓮蓉月餅 [Cantonese, trad.]
    白莲蓉月饼 [Cantonese, simp.]
    soeng1 wong4-2 baak6 lin4 jung4 jyut6 beng2 [Jyutping]
    double yolk and lotus paste mooncake
  3. (colloquial) pornographic; lewd
    /   ―  huángpiàn  ―  adult movie
  4. (colloquial) to fizzle out; to fall through
  5. A surname​.

Descendants[edit]

Compounds[edit]


Japanese[edit]

Shinjitai

Kyūjitai

Kanji[edit]

(“Jinmeiyō” kanji used for nameskyūjitai kanji, shinjitai form )

  1. yellow

Readings[edit]

Usage notes[edit]

This form of the kanji has been superseded in modern Japanese by the character. Note the difference in the strokes composing the topmost portion of the character.


Korean[edit]

Hanja[edit]

(hwang)

  • Eumhun:
    • Sound (hangeul): (revised: hwang, McCune-Reischauer: hwang, Yale: hwang)
    • Name (hangeul): 노랗다
  1. yellow

Vietnamese[edit]

Han character[edit]

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References[edit]