TranslingualEdit

Han characterEdit

(radical 9 +3, 5 strokes, cangjie input 人十大 (OJK), four-corner 25200, composition)

  1. rely upon
  2. protector
  3. fight, battle, war
  4. weaponry, arms

ReferencesEdit

  • KangXi: page 92, character 10
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 371
  • Dae Jaweon: page 195, character 13
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 1, page 113, character 2
  • Unihan data for U+4ED7

CantoneseEdit

HanziEdit

(Jyutping zoeng3, zoeng6, Yale jeung3, jeung6)


JapaneseEdit

KanjiEdit

(uncommon “Hyōgai” kanji)

ReadingsEdit

Usage notesEdit

This character is not used much in modern Japanese.

Etymology 1Edit

Alternative spelling of (​tsue). See that entry for details.

NounEdit

(hiragana つえ, historical hiragana つゑ, romaji tsue)

  1. Alternative spelling of : a cane, a crook, a walking stick

Etymology 2Edit

Alternative spelling of (​tsuwamono). See that entry for details.

NounEdit

(hiragana つわもの, historical hiragana つはもの, romaji tsuwamono)

  1. Alternative spelling of : weaponry; a soldier, a warrior; a courageous person, a brave; someone who is very confident, even obstinate

Etymology 3Edit

Alternative spelling of 回り, 周り, 廻り (​mawari). See those entries for details.

NounEdit

(hiragana まわり, historical hiragana まはり, romaji mawari)

  1. Alternative spelling of 回り, etc.: surroundings; around; turning

Etymology 4Edit

From Middle Chinese . Compare modern Mandarin (zhàng).

AffixEdit

(hiragana じょう, historical hiragana ぢやう, romaji )

  1. military strength
  2. reliable, dependable
Derived termsEdit

KoreanEdit

HanjaEdit

(jang) (hangeul , revised jang, McCune-Reischauer chang, Yale cang)


MandarinEdit

HanziEdit

(Pinyin zhàng (zhang4), Wade-Giles chang4)


VietnameseEdit

Han characterEdit

(trượng, dượng)

ReferencesEdit

Last modified on 4 April 2014, at 17:48