Last modified on 21 July 2014, at 09:42
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TranslingualEdit

Stroke order
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Han characterEdit

(radical 73 +3, 7 strokes, cangjie input 一中田大 (MLWK), four-corner 10506)

  1. change, replace
  2. more, still further, much more

Derived charactersEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • KangXi: page 502, character 6
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 14283
  • Dae Jaweon: page 874, character 4
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 1, page 20, character 2
  • Unihan data for U+66F4

ChineseEdit

simpl. and trad.

PronunciationEdit


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

Initial: 見 (28)
Final: 庚
Division: II

Openness: Open
Tone: Level (Ø)

Fanqie: 古行切
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
Bernard
Karlgren
Li
Rong
Pan
Wuyun
Edwin
Pulleyblank
Wang
Li
Shao
Rongfen
/kɣæŋ/ /kɐŋ/ /kɐŋ/ /kɯaŋ/ /kaɨjŋ/ /kɐŋ/ /kaŋ/
Character (更), Pronunciation (2/2)

Initial: 見 (28)
Final: 庚
Division: II

Openness: Open
Tone: Departing (H)

Fanqie: 古孟切
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
Bernard
Karlgren
Li
Rong
Pan
Wuyun
Edwin
Pulleyblank
Wang
Li
Shao
Rongfen
/kɣæŋH/ /kɐŋH/ /kɐŋH/ /kɯaŋH/ /kaɨjŋH/ /kɐŋH/ /kaŋH/
Old Chinese pronunciation (, reconstructed)
Baxter-Sagart system (2011)
Character Modern Beijing
(Pinyin)
Middle Chinese Old Chinese English
gēng ‹ kæng › /*kˁraŋ/ change (v.)
gèng ‹ kængH › /*kˁraŋ-s/ still more
Zhengzhang system (2003)
Character No. Phonetic
component
Rime
group
Rime
subdivision
Corresponding
MC rime
Old Chinese Notes
866 0 /*kraːŋ/
879 0 /*kraːŋs/

VerbEdit

  1. to change, to replace
  2. to experience

NounEdit

  1. watch (of a sentry)
  2. (old) one of the five two-hour periods into which the night was formerly divided

AdverbEdit

  1. more, further, even more

ReferencesEdit


JapaneseEdit

KanjiEdit

(common “Jōyō” kanji)

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ReadingsEdit

CompoundsEdit

  • 変更 (へんこう, henkō)
  • 更新 (こうしん, kōshin)

KoreanEdit

HanjaEdit

(gyeong, gaeng) (hangeul , , revised gyeong, gaeng, McCune-Reischauer kyŏng, kaeng, Yale kyeng, kayng)

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VietnameseEdit

Han characterEdit

(canh, cánh)

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