Last modified on 6 December 2014, at 20:08

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TranslingualEdit

Stroke order
京-bw.png

Han characterEdit

(radical 8 +6, 8 strokes, cangjie input 卜口火 (YRF), four-corner 00906, composition)

  1. capital city
  2. 10 quadrillions or 10 millions (1016)

ReferencesEdit

  • KangXi: page 88, character 19
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 299
  • Dae Jaweon: page 187, character 11
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 1, page 284, character 6
  • Unihan data for U+4EAC

See alsoEdit

  • Chinese Numeral
    • Last:
    • Next: Larger numeral exists but not used anymore. ()

ChineseEdit

simpl. and trad.

PronunciationEdit


Middle Chinese pronunciation (, reconstructed)
Character (京), Pronunciation 1/1

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

Openness: Open
Tone: Level (Ø)

Fanqie: 舉卿切
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
Bernard
Karlgren
Li
Rong
Pan
Wuyun
Edwin
Pulleyblank
Wang
Li
Shao
Rongfen
/kɣiæŋ/ /ki̯ɐŋ/ /kiɐŋ/ /kɯiaŋ/ /kiajŋ/ /kĭɐŋ/ /kiaŋ/
Old Chinese pronunciation (, reconstructed)
Baxter-Sagart system 1.1 (2014)
Character Modern Beijing
(Pinyin)
Middle Chinese Old Chinese English
jīng ‹ kjaeng › /*[k]raŋ/ hill; capital city

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
6828 0 /*kraŋ/

DefinitionsEdit

  1. artificial mound (original meaning)
  2. capital (city)
  3. (abbreviation) Beijing (北京)

CompoundsEdit


JapaneseEdit

KanjiEdit

(grade 2 “Kyōiku” kanji)

  1. capital city
  2. ten quadrillion

ReadingsEdit

CompoundsEdit

Etymology 1Edit

/kyau/ > /kyoː/.

NounEdit

(hiragana きょう, romaji kyō, historical hiragana きやう)

  1. capital (city)
  2. (abbreviation) Tokyo (東京, Tōkyō)
  3. (abbreviation) Kyoto (京都, Kyōto)

Etymology 2Edit

Compound of miya (imperial palace) and ko (place).

NounEdit

(hiragana みやこ, romaji miyako)

  1. the place where the emperor resides
  2. a city that acts as an economic and political center; capital
  3. metropolis

Etymology 3Edit

NumberEdit

(けい, kei)

  1. 10,000,000,000,000,000, 1016, (US) ten quadrillion, (UK) ten thousand billion

KoreanEdit

HanjaEdit

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

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CompoundsEdit

See alsoEdit


VietnameseEdit

Han characterEdit

(kinh)

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