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TranslingualEdit

EtymologyEdit

Phono-semantic compound (形聲): semantic  (bamboo) + phonetic  – a bamboo pipe.

Han characterEdit

(radical 118 +6, 12 strokes, cangjie input 竹月一口 (HBMR), four-corner 88227, composition)

  1. thick piece of bamboo
  2. pipe

ReferencesEdit

  • KangXi: page 883, character 11
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 26004
  • Dae Jaweon: page 1312, character 10
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 5, page 2965, character 16
  • Unihan data for U+7B52

CantoneseEdit

HanziEdit

(Jyutping tung2, tung4, Yale tung2, tung4)

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JapaneseEdit

KanjiEdit

(common “Jōyō” kanji)

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ReadingsEdit


KoreanEdit

HanjaEdit

(tong) (hangeul , revised tong, McCune-Reischauer t'ong, Yale thong)

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MandarinEdit

NounEdit

(traditional and simplified, Pinyin dòng)

  1. (archaic) Alternative form of

NounEdit

(traditional and simplified, Pinyin tǒng or tóng)

  1. [affix] a section of bamboo
  2. [affix] hollow tube; pipe
  3. [affix] barrel; can; tin

Usage notesEdit

  • tǒng and tóng (tube; pipe) are interchangable in Taiwan, but tǒng is Standard Mandarin.

CompoundsEdit


Middle ChineseEdit

Han characterEdit

(dhung)

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VietnameseEdit

Han characterEdit

(đồng)

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