See also:

TranslingualEdit

EtymologyEdit

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

Han characterEdit

Scallion.jpg

(radical 140 +9, 15 strokes, cangjie input 廿心大心 (TPKP))

  1. scallion, scallions, leek, leeks, green onion, green onions

ReferencesEdit

  • KangXi: page 1046, character 15
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 31454
  • Dae Jaweon: page 1507, character 15
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 5, page 3253, character 11
  • Unihan data for U+8471

JapaneseEdit

KanjiEdit

(uncommon “Hyōgai” kanji)

  1. a leek
  2. green

ReadingsEdit

NounEdit

(hiragana ねぎ, romaji negi)

  1. scallion, leek

SynonymsEdit


KoreanEdit

HanjaEdit

(chong) (hangeul [[]], revised chong, McCune-Reischauer ch'ong, Yale chong)


MandarinEdit

PronunciationEdit

HanziEdit

(traditional , Pinyin chuāng (chuang1), cōng (cong1), Wade-Giles ch'uang1, ts'ung1)

Last modified on 5 April 2014, at 09:17