Last modified on 21 September 2014, at 20:27
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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)

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JapaneseEdit

KanjiEdit

(grade 6 “Kyōiku” kanjishinjitai kanji, kyūjitai form )

ReadingsEdit

Kanji in this term
とう
Grade: 6
on'yomi

NounEdit

(shinjitai kanji, kyūjitai kanji , hiragana とう, romaji )

  1. political party

(hiragana たむら, romaji tamura)

  1. Alternative form of

SuffixEdit

(shinjitai kanji, kyūjitai kanji , hiragana とう, romaji -tō)

  1. political party

KoreanEdit

HanjaEdit

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

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MandarinEdit

HanziEdit

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

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