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TranslingualEdit

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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ChineseEdit

simpl.
trad.

PronunciationEdit

Middle Chinese pronunciation (, reconstructed)
Character (宮), Pronunciation (1/1)

Initial: 見 (28)
Final: 東
Division: III

Openness: Open
Tone: Level (Ø)

Fanqie: 居戎切
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
Bernard
Karlgren
Li
Rong
Pan
Wuyun
Edwin
Pulleyblank
Wang
Li
Shao
Rongfen
/kɨuŋ/ /ki̯uŋ/ /kiuŋ/ /kiuŋ/ /kuwŋ/ /kĭuŋ/ /kiuŋ/
Old Chinese pronunciation (, reconstructed)
Baxter-Sagart system (2011)
Character Modern Beijing
(Pinyin)
Middle Chinese Old Chinese English
gōng ‹ kjuwng › /*kuŋ {*k(r)uŋ}/ dwelling; palace; note of scale
Zhengzhang system (2003)
Character No. Phonetic
component
Rime
group
Rime
subdivision
Corresponding
MC rime
Old Chinese Notes
4147 0 /*kuŋ/

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(uncommon “Hyōgai” kanji)

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HanjaEdit

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

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