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Translingual[edit]

Etymology[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

Phono-semantic compound (形聲): phonetic  + semantic  ‎(field)

the color of earth.

Han character[edit]

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

Derived terms[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.

Pronunciation[edit]


Dialectal pronunciations ()
Variety Location
Mandarin Beijing /xuɑŋ³⁵/
Harbin /xuaŋ²⁴/
Tianjin /xuɑŋ⁴⁵/
Jinan /xuaŋ⁴²/
Qingdao /xuaŋ⁴²/
Zhengzhou /xuaŋ⁴²/
Xi'an /xuaŋ²⁴/
Xining /xuɔ̃²⁴/
Yinchuan /xuɑŋ⁵³/
Lanzhou /xuɑ̃⁵³/
Ürümqi /xuɑŋ⁵¹/
Wuhan /xuaŋ²¹³/
Chengdu /xuaŋ³¹/
Guiyang /xuaŋ²¹/
Kunming /xuã̠³¹/
Nanjing /xuaŋ²⁴/
Hefei /xuɑ̃⁵⁵/
Jin Taiyuan /xuɒ̃¹¹/
Pingyao /xuɑŋ¹³/
/xuə¹³/ 发糕
Hohhot /xuɑ̃³¹/
Wu Shanghai /ɦuɑ̃¹³/
Suzhou /ɦuɑ̃¹³/
Hangzhou /ɦuɑŋ²¹³/
Wenzhou /ɦuɔ³¹/
Hui Shexian /xo⁴⁴/
/o⁴⁴/
Tunxi /au⁴⁴/ ~色
/xau⁴⁴/ 姓~
Xiang Changsha /fan¹³/
/uan¹³/
Xiangtan /ɦɔn¹²/
Gan Nanchang /uɔŋ⁴⁵/
Hakka Meixian /voŋ¹¹/
Taoyuan /voŋ¹¹/
Cantonese Guangzhou /wɔŋ²¹/
Nanning /wɔŋ²¹/
Hong Kong /wɔŋ²¹/
Min Xiamen (Min Nan) /hɔŋ³⁵/
/ŋ³⁵/
Fuzhou (Min Dong) /uoŋ⁵³/
Jian'ou (Min Bei) /uaŋ⁴⁴/
Shantou (Min Nan) /ŋ⁵⁵/
Haikou (Min Nan) /huaŋ³¹/
/ui³¹/
Middle Chinese pronunciation (, reconstructed)
Character (), Pronunciation 1/1

Initial: (33)
Final:
Division: I

Openness: Closed
Tone: Level (Ø)

Fanqie:
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
Bernard
Karlgren
Li
Rong
Pan
Wuyun
Edwin
Pulleyblank
Wang
Li
Shao
Rongfen
/ɦwɑŋ/ /ɣwɑŋ/ /ɣuɑŋ/ /ɦʷɑŋ/ /ɦwaŋ/ /ɣuɑŋ/ /ɣuɑŋ/
Old Chinese pronunciation (, reconstructed)
Baxter-Sagart system 1.1 (2014)
Character Modern Beijing
(Pinyin)
Middle Chinese Old Chinese English
huáng ‹ hwang › /*N-kʷˤaŋ/ 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 No. Phonetic
component
Rime
group
Rime
subdivision
Corresponding
MC rime
Old Chinese Notes
5380 0 /*ɡʷaːŋ/ 甲金文象繫市(韍)之圍腰綬帶,取唐蘭釋黃爲衡綬但不取其尪本字說。非光聲

Definitions[edit]

  1. yellow
    /   ―  huáng  ―  yellow color
  2. (colloquial) erotic, pornographic, lewd
    /   ―  huángpiàn  ―  adult movie
  3. (colloquial) to fizzle out; to fall through
  4. A surname​.
Compounds[edit]
Descendants[edit]

Japanese[edit]

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)
  1. yellow

Vietnamese[edit]

Han character[edit]

(hoàng)

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