See also: and

TranslingualEdit

EtymologyEdit

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

Han characterEdit

(radical 32 +9, 12 strokes, cangjie input 土日一竹 (GAMH), four-corner 46127, composition)

  1. open space, field, market

ReferencesEdit

  • KangXi: page 234, character 8
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 5278
  • Dae Jaweon: page 472, character 2
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 1, page 462, character 9
  • Unihan data for U+5834

CantoneseEdit

HanziEdit

(simplified , Jyutping coeng4, Yale cheung4)

CompoundsEdit

機場 gei1 coeng4 Airport


JapaneseEdit

KanjiEdit

(grade 2 “Kyōiku” kanji)

ReadingsEdit

CompoundsEdit

  • 市場 (いちば, ichiba, market)

Etymology 1Edit

Alteration from Old Japanese (/*nipa/, garden, yard).

/*nipa/ > /*niba/ > /ba/

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

(hiragana , romaji ba)

  1. a place
  2. (physics) a field

CounterEdit

(hiragana , romaji -ba)

  1. sections of a play

Etymology 2Edit

From Middle Chinese.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

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

  1. a flattened area used for festivals or ceremonies
  2. a place where events are held

SuffixEdit

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

  1. place, arena, course
Derived termsEdit

KoreanEdit

HanjaEdit

(jang) (hangeul [[]], revised jang, McCune-Reischauer chang)


MandarinEdit

HanziEdit

(simplified , Pinyin chǎng (chang3), Wade-Giles ch'ang3)

CompoundsEdit

  • 力场 / 力場 (Physics) (force field, field)
  • 立場 (立場场) (position, perspective)

Middle ChineseEdit

Han characterEdit

(*djhiɑng)


Min NanEdit

HanziEdit

(TLPA tshiâng (tshiang5), tiûnn (tiunn5))

ReferencesEdit


VietnameseEdit

Han characterEdit

(trường, tràng, long)

Last modified on 3 April 2014, at 22:24