Last modified on 13 April 2014, at 21:47

TranslingualEdit

EtymologyEdit

Ideogrammic compound (會意) : A needle (abreviated to ) going through a slave's eye. In ancient china, slaves were blinded. compare

Original meaning was "boy servant".

ReferencesEdit

  • Lawrence J. Howell, Hikaru Morimoto, "" (in Japanese/English), An Etymological Dictionary of Chinese Character Interpretations. URL accessed on 2014-03-03.

Han characterEdit

(radical 117 +7, 12 strokes, cangjie input 卜廿田土 (YTWG), four-corner 00104, composition)

  1. child, boy, servant boy
  2. virgin
  3. a Chinese surname

ReferencesEdit

  • KangXi: page 871, character 20
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 25775
  • Dae Jaweon: page 1302, character 12
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 4, page 2711, character 9
  • Unihan data for U+7AE5

CantoneseEdit

HanziEdit

(Jyutping tung4, Yale tung4)

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JapaneseEdit

KanjiEdit

(grade 3 “Kyōiku” kanji)

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ReadingsEdit


KoreanEdit

HanjaEdit

(dong) (hangeul , revised dong, McCune-Reischauer tong, Yale tong)

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MandarinEdit

HanziEdit

(Pinyin tóng (tong2), Wade-Giles t'ung2)

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NounEdit

(traditional and simplified, Pinyin tóng)

  1. child

Proper nounEdit

(traditional and simplified, Pinyin tóng)

  1. a Chinese surname

ReferencesEdit

  • "" (in Mandarin/English), MDBG English to Chinese dictionary ( Based on CC-CEDICT ). URL accessed on 2014-03-03.

VietnameseEdit

Han characterEdit

(đồng)

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