Last modified on 5 July 2014, at 12:08

TranslingualEdit

EtymologyEdit

+ 十 (together)

Han characterEdit

(radical 117 +6, 11 strokes, cangjie input 卜廿日十 (YTAJ), four-corner 00406, composition)

Derived charactersEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • KangXi: page 871, character 8
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 25761
  • Dae Jaweon: page 1301, character 17
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 4, page 2709, character 4
  • Unihan data for U+7AE0

ChineseEdit

simpl. and trad.

PronunciationEdit


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

Initial: 章 (23)
Final: 陽
Division: III

Openness: Open
Tone: Level (Ø)

Fanqie: 諸良切
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
Bernard
Karlgren
Li
Rong
Pan
Wuyun
Edwin
Pulleyblank
Wang
Li
Shao
Rongfen
/t͡ɕɨɐŋ/ /t͡ɕi̯aŋ/ /t͡ɕiaŋ/ /t͡ɕiɐŋ/ /cɨaŋ/ /t͡ɕĭaŋ/ /t͡ɕiɑŋ/
Old Chinese pronunciation (, reconstructed)
Baxter-Sagart system 1.1 (2014)
Character Modern Beijing
(Pinyin)
Middle Chinese Old Chinese English
zhāng ‹ tsyang › /*taŋ/ brilliant; distinctive mark; to display

Notes for Old Chinese notations in the Baxter-Sagart system:

  • Parentheses "()" indicate uncertain presence;
  • Square brackets "[]" indicate uncertain identity, e.g. *[t] as coda may in fact be *-t or *-p;
  • Angle brackets "<>" indicate infix;
  • Hyphen "-" indicates morpheme boundary;
  • Period "." indicates syllable boundary.
Zhengzhang system (2003)
Character No. Phonetic
component
Rime
group
Rime
subdivision
Corresponding
MC rime
Old Chinese Notes
16817 0 /*kjaŋ/

NounEdit

  1. chapter; section
  2. composition; structure
  3. rules; regulations; constitution
    • 章程 [Beijing Mandarin, MSC, trad. and simp.]zhāngchéng [Pinyin] — rules, regulations
  4. seal; stamp
  5. badge; medal; emblem
  6. order
  7. memorial to the throne
    • 奏章 [Beijing Mandarin, MSC, trad. and simp.]zòuzhāng [Pinyin] — memorial to the throne

VerbEdit

  1. to make known

ClassifierEdit

  1. (measure word for chapters, etc.)

Proper nounEdit

  1. A surname​. Zhang, Zoeng

CompoundsEdit


JapaneseEdit

KanjiEdit

(grade 3 “Kyōiku” kanji)

ReadingsEdit

NounEdit

(hiragana しょう, romaji shō)

  1. chapter; section

Proper nounEdit

(hiragana あきら, romaji Akira)

  1. A male given name

CompoundsEdit


KoreanEdit

HanjaEdit

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

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VietnameseEdit

Han characterEdit

(chương)

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