See also:

TranslingualEdit

EtymologyEdit

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

Originally a surname, then used as a simplified substitute for the homophonous character .

Han characterEdit

(radical 10 +8, 10 strokes, cangjie input 火月口竹山 (FBRHU), four-corner 90216)

  1. political party, gang, faction

ReferencesEdit

  • KangXi: page 125, character 18
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 1381
  • Dae Jaweon: page 265, character 23
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 1, page 273, character 11
  • Unihan data for U+515A

CantoneseEdit

HanziEdit

(traditional , Jyutping dong2, Yale dong2)


JapaneseEdit

KanjiEdit

(grade 6 “Kyōiku” kanji)

ReadingsEdit

NounEdit

(hiragana とう, romaji )

  1. political party

(hiragana たむら, romaji tamura)

  1. Alternative form of .

SuffixEdit

(hiragana とう, romaji -tō)

  1. political party

KoreanEdit

HanjaEdit

(dang) (hangeul , revised dang, McCune-Reischauer tang)


MandarinEdit

HanziEdit

(traditional , Pinyin dǎng (dang3), Wade-Giles tang3)

Last modified on 20 March 2014, at 05:02