Last modified on 14 July 2014, at 03:49
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TranslingualEdit

Han characterEdit

(radical 138 +1, 7 strokes, cangjie input 戈日女 (IAV), four-corner 30732, composition)

  1. good, virtuous, respectable

Derived charactersEdit

DescendantsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • KangXi: page 1013, character 23
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 30597
  • Dae Jaweon: page 1472, character 16
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 5, page 3170, character 2
  • Unihan data for U+826F

ChineseEdit

simpl. and trad.

PronunciationEdit


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

Initial: 來 (37)
Final: 陽
Division: III

Openness: Open
Tone: Level (Ø)

Fanqie: 呂章切
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
Bernard
Karlgren
Li
Rong
Pan
Wuyun
Edwin
Pulleyblank
Wang
Li
Shao
Rongfen
/lɨɐŋ/ /li̯aŋ/ /liaŋ/ /liɐŋ/ /lɨaŋ/ /lĭaŋ/ /liɑŋ/
Old Chinese pronunciation (, reconstructed)
Baxter-Sagart system (2011)
Character Modern Beijing
(Pinyin)
Middle Chinese Old Chinese English
liáng ‹ ljang › /*raŋ {*[r]aŋ}/ good
Zhengzhang system (2003)
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Old Chinese Notes
8046 0 /*raŋ/ 甲金文象宮外兩邊有廊爲廊初文,王侍從常在廊,遂稱之良或郎得貴官義

ReferencesEdit


JapaneseEdit

KanjiEdit

(grade 4 “Kyōiku” kanji)

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ReadingsEdit

CompoundsEdit

  • 良い (yoi, ii): good, beneficial
  • 良さ (yosa): merit, virtue
  • 良く (yoku): well, much
  • 良好 (ryōkō): good, fine
  • 良質 (ryōshitsu): good quality
  • 良否 (ryōhi): quality
  • 良心 (ryōshin): conscience
  • 良識 (ryōshiki): good sense

NounEdit

(hiragana りょう, romaji ryō)

  1. (school mark) good, B
    数学 (すうがく)成績 (せいせき) (りょう)だった
    sūgaku no seiseki wa ryō datta
    I got a B in math

Proper nounEdit

(hiragana りょう, romaji Ryō)

  1. A male given name

KoreanEdit

HanjaEdit

(ryang, yang)
Eumhun:

  • Sound (hangeul): ,  (revised: ryang, yang, McCune-Reischauer: ryang, yang, Yale: lyang, yang)
  • Name (hangeul): 어질 (revised: eojil, McCune-Reischauer: ŏjil)
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VietnameseEdit

Han characterEdit

(lương)

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