Last modified on 4 April 2014, at 20:19

TranslingualEdit

Alternative formsEdit

  • (Traditional; different character in Japan)
  • (Simplified Japanese shinjitai)
    In Chinese 莊 was simplified into 庄, but 庄 already existed as a character. In Traditional Chinese, Japanese, and probably Korean and Vietnamese, 莊/荘 and 庄 remain separate characters.

Han characterEdit

(radical 53 广+3, 6 strokes, cangjie input 戈土 (IG), four-corner 00214, composition广)

  1. village, hamlet
  2. villa, manor

ReferencesEdit

  • KangXi: page 343, character 18
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 9234
  • Dae Jaweon: page 653, character 5
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 2, page 873, character 5
  • Unihan data for U+5E84

CantoneseEdit

HanziEdit

(traditional , Jyutping zong1, Yale jong1)

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JapaneseEdit

KanjiEdit

(“Jinmeiyō” kanji used for names)

ReadingsEdit

Proper nounEdit

(hiragana しょう, romaji Shō)

  1. A male given name

SuffixEdit

(hiragana しょう, romaji -shō)

  1. Alternative form of .

KoreanEdit

HanjaEdit

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

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MandarinEdit

HanziEdit

(traditional , Pinyin zhuāng (zhuang1), Wade-Giles chuang1)

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