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TranslingualEdit

EtymologyEdit

Phono-semantic compound (形聲): semantic  (rope) + phonetic 

Han characterEdit

(radical 120 +8, 14 strokes, cangjie input 女火月廿山 (VFBTU), four-corner 27920)

  1. heavy rope, hawser
  2. main points
  3. (biological classification) class

ReferencesEdit

  • KangXi: page 927, character 24
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 27576
  • Dae Jaweon: page 1364, character 30
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 5, page 3414, character 5
  • Unihan data for U+7DB1

CantoneseEdit

HanziEdit

(simplified , Jyutping gong1, Yale gong1)

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JapaneseEdit

KanjiEdit

(common “Jōyō” kanji)

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ReadingsEdit


KoreanEdit

HanjaEdit

(gang) (hangeul , revised gang, McCune-Reischauer kang, Yale kang)

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MandarinEdit

HanziEdit

(simplified , Pinyin gāng (gang1), Wade-Giles kang1)

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NounEdit

(traditional, Pinyin gāng, simplified )

  1. guiding principle
  2. essential part, key part
  3. program, outline
  4. (taxonomy) class
  5. (archaic) headrope, main rope of a fishing net

CompoundsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • "" (in Mandarin/English), MDBG English to Chinese dictionary ( Based on CC-CEDICT ). URL accessed on 2014-02-27.

VietnameseEdit

Han characterEdit

(cương, cáng)

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