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TranslingualEdit

EtymologyEdit

Phono-semantic compound (形聲):  +  (meat) +  (hand); semantic is itself Ideogrammic compound (會意):  (meat) +  (hand) – meat ⺼ in the hand 寸 (nourishment). The ⺼ component is on its side, hence resembles with an added dot; compare , .

Han characterEdit

(radical 41 +8, 11 strokes, cangjie input 女一月木戈 (VMBDI), four-corner 27242)

  1. will, going to, future
  2. (military) general
  3. to desire, to invite, to request

DescendantsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • KangXi: page 294, character 16
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 7438
  • Dae Jaweon: page 583, character 4
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 4, page 2375, character 10
  • Unihan data for U+5C07

ChineseEdit

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trad.

PronunciationEdit


Middle Chinese pronunciation (, reconstructed)
Character (將), Pronunciation (1/2)

Initial: 精 (13)
Final: 陽
Division: III

Openness: Open
Tone: Level (Ø)

Fanqie: 即良切
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
Bernard
Karlgren
Li
Rong
Pan
Wuyun
Edwin
Pulleyblank
Wang
Li
Shao
Rongfen
/t͡sɨɐŋ/ /t͡si̯aŋ/ /t͡siaŋ/ /t͡siɐŋ/ /t͡sɨaŋ/ /t͡sĭaŋ/ /t͡siɑŋ/
Character (將), Pronunciation (2/2)

Initial: 精 (13)
Final: 陽
Division: III

Openness: Open
Tone: Departing (H)

Fanqie: 子亮切
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
Bernard
Karlgren
Li
Rong
Pan
Wuyun
Edwin
Pulleyblank
Wang
Li
Shao
Rongfen
/t͡sɨɐŋH/ /t͡si̯aŋH/ /t͡siaŋH/ /t͡siɐŋH/ /t͡sɨaŋH/ /t͡sĭaŋH/ /t͡siɑŋH/
Old Chinese pronunciation (, reconstructed)
Baxter-Sagart system (2011)
Character Modern Beijing
(Pinyin)
Middle Chinese Old Chinese English
jiāng ‹ tsjang › /*tsaŋ {*[ts]aŋ}/ bring
jiàng ‹ tsjangH › /*tsaŋ-s {*[ts]aŋ-s}/ lead (v.); leader
Zhengzhang system (2003)
Character No. Phonetic
component
Rime
group
Rime
subdivision
Corresponding
MC rime
Old Chinese Notes
10286 0 /*ʔsaŋ/
10294 0 /*ʔsaŋs/

VerbEdit

DefinitionsEdit

  1. [archaic] a particle word, usually placed after the verb and before a resultative phrase (進來, 起來, 進去 etc)
    c. 1330 - 1400: Luo Guanzhong, Romance of the Three Kingdoms, Chapter 1 (三國演義/第001回)
    殿狂風
    He was just climbing onto his throne when a gust of wind suddenly arose out of the corner of the hall, and they spotted a big green snake fly down from the rafters, and coil up on the seat.

ReferencesEdit


JapaneseEdit

KanjiEdit

(uncommon “Hyōgai” kanjikyūjitai kanji, shinjitai form )

ReadingsEdit

Proper nounEdit

(hiragana まさる, romaji Masaru)

  1. A male given name

KoreanEdit

HanjaEdit

(jang) (hangeul , revised jang, McCune-Reischauer chang, Yale cang)

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VietnameseEdit

Han characterEdit

(tướng, tương)

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