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TranslingualEdit

EtymologyEdit

Ideogrammic compound (會意):  (house) +  (worship) – house of worship.

Han characterEdit

(radical 40 +5, 8 strokes, cangjie input 十一一火 (JMMF), four-corner 30901, composition)

  1. lineage, ancestry
  2. ancestor, clan
  3. school, sect
  4. numerary adjunct for legal case

ReferencesEdit

  • KangXi: page 283, character 14
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 7106
  • Dae Jaweon: page 557, character 5
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 2, page 917, character 11
  • Unihan data for U+5B97

CantoneseEdit

HanziEdit

(Jyutping zung1, Yale jung1)

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JapaneseEdit

KanjiEdit

(grade 6 “Kyōiku” kanji)

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ReadingsEdit

CompoundsEdit


KoreanEdit

HanjaEdit

(jong) (hangeul , revised jong, McCune-Reischauer chong)

  1. fundamental knowledge
  2. root, ancestry

MandarinEdit

HanziEdit

(Pinyin zōng (zong1), Wade-Giles tsung1)

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CompoundsEdit


VietnameseEdit

Han characterEdit

(tông, tong, tôn, tung)

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