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Translingual[edit]

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Han character[edit]

(radical 206 +0, 13 strokes, cangjie input 月山女一中 (BUVML), four-corner 22221)

  1. sacrificial tripod
  2. large, three-legged bronze cauldron
  3. 50th hexagram of the I Ching

References[edit]

  • KangXi: page 1525, character 8
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 48315
  • Dae Jaweon: page 2060, character 20
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 7, page 4740, character 1
  • Unihan data for U+9F0E

Cantonese[edit]

Hanzi[edit]

(Yale ding2)


Hakka[edit]

Hanzi[edit]

(POJ tín, tén, Guangdong tin3; tin3, ten3 [Hailu, Siyan], Hagfa Pinyim din3, den3)

References[edit]


Japanese[edit]

Kanji[edit]

(“Jinmeiyō” kanji used for names)

(kanae, tei): ceremonial tripod kettle

Readings[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Kanji in this term
かなえ
Jinmeiyō
kun'yomi

Originally a compound of (kana, metal) +‎ (he, a pot or pan for holding food or beverages).[1][2]

Pronunciation[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

  • (less common)

Noun[edit]

(hiragana かなえ, historical hiragana かなへ, romaji kanae)

  1. a three-legged kettle, a tripod kettle, used for cooking and later for ceremonial purposes in ancient China, and often made of bronze
  2. a symbol of a king or other high authority
Idioms[edit]
  • 軽重問う (かなえのけいじゅうをとう, kanae no keijū o tou): "to ask about the weight of a kettle" ⇒ to question a person's ability
  • 沸く如し (かなえのわくがごとし, kanae no waku ga gotoshi): "just like a boiling kettle" ⇒ a metaphor for a noisy busy situation
  • 一切れ}} (かなえのなかのひときれのにく, kanae no naka no hitokire no niku): "one slice of meat from in the kettle" ⇒ to get a read on the whole from a small sample
  • 扛ぐ (かなえをあぐ, kanae o agu): "to lift a kettle" ⇒ to be physically strong
  • 定む (かなえをさだむ, kanae o sadamu): "to settle the kettle" ⇒ to control the imperial capital, to ascend the throne

Etymology 2[edit]

Kanji in this term
てい
Jinmeiyō
on'yomi

From Middle Chinese (*děng). Compare modern Mandarin (dǐng).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

(hiragana てい, romaji tei)

  1. a three-legged kettle, a tripod kettle, used for cooking and later for ceremonial purposes in ancient China, and often made of bronze
  2. one of the I Ching hexagrams

References[edit]

  1. ^ 1988, 国語大辞典(新装版) (Kokugo Dai Jiten, Revised Edition) (in Japanese), Tōkyō: Shogakukan
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 2006, 大辞林 (Daijirin), Third Edition (in Japanese), Tōkyō: Sanseidō, ISBN 4-385-13905-9
  3. ^ 1997, 新明解国語辞典 (Shin Meikai Kokugo Jiten), Fifth Edition (in Japanese), Tōkyō: Sanseidō, ISBN 4-385-13143-0

Korean[edit]

Hanja[edit]

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


Mandarin[edit]

Hanzi[edit]

(Pinyin dǐng (ding3), Wade-Giles ting3)

Compounds[edit]


Min Nan[edit]

Hanzi[edit]

(TLPA tíng (ting2), tiánn (tiann2))

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Vietnamese[edit]

Han character[edit]

(đỉnh, đềnh, đểnh, đễnh)