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TranslingualEdit

simpl.
trad.

EtymologyEdit

Simplified from  ( → ) – Ideogrammic compound (會意):  + : many rooms under a roof (a palace).

Note that though 宮 (with joined boxes: 呂) is the traditional form, the form 宫 (with unjoined boxes: 吕) dates to oracle script, and was used in succeeding forms as well.

Han characterEdit

(radical 40 +6, 9 strokes, cangjie input 十口口 (JRR), composition口)

  1. palace
  2. temple
  3. dwelling
  4. enclose
  5. first note in the Chinese pentatonic scale (do)

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HanziEdit

(Jyutping gung1, Yale gung1)


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(uncommon “Hyōgai” kanji)

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HanjaEdit

(gung) (hangeul , revised gung, McCune-Reischauer kung)


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HanziEdit

(traditional , Pinyin gōng (gong1), Wade-Giles kung1)

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