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TranslingualEdit

shinjitai

simplified

traditional

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

Pictogram (象形) – climbing a tree , with the feet visible. Etymology clearer in alternative form . In this form, simplified to  +  (tree + top, feet).

Han characterEdit

(radical 4 丿+9, 10 strokes, cangjie input 竹木中心 (HDLP), four-corner 20901, composition)

  1. ride, ascend
  2. avail oneself of
  3. numerary adjunct (measure word) for vehicles

Derived charactersEdit

Related charactersEdit

See alsoEdit

DescendantsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • KangXi: page 83, character 9
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 154
  • Dae Jaweon: page 166, character 40
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 1, page 40, character 1
  • Unihan data for U+4E58

ChineseEdit

simpl. and trad.

PronunciationEdit


Old Chinese pronunciation (, reconstructed)
Baxter-Sagart system 1.1 (2014)
Character Modern Beijing
(Pinyin)
Middle Chinese Old Chinese English
chéng ‹ zying › /*Cəә.ləәŋ/ ride (v.)
shèng ‹ zyingH › /*Cəә.ləәŋ-s/ vehicle
shèng ‹ zyingH › /*Cəә.ləәŋ-s/ team of four horses

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
1452 0 /*ɦljɯŋ/
1458 0 /*ɦljɯŋs/

DefinitionsEdit

  1. ride (chéng: a vehicle)
  2. multiply (chéng: multiply a number by another number)
  3. carriage drawn by four horses (shèng)

CompoundsEdit


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KanjiEdit

(uncommon “Hyōgai” kanji)

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ReadingsEdit


KoreanEdit

HanjaEdit

(seung)
Eumhun:

  • Sound (hangeul):  (revised: seung, McCune-Reischauer: sŭng)
  • Name (hangeul):  (revised: tal, McCune-Reischauer: t'al)
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VietnameseEdit

Han characterEdit

(thặng, thắng, thừa)

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