Last modified on 5 March 2015, at 10:38

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TranslingualEdit

EtymologyEdit

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

Han characterEdit

(radical 140 +11, 17 strokes, cangjie input 廿竹田心 (THWP), four-corner 44332)

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  1. scallions, onions, leeks

ReferencesEdit

  • KangXi: page 1055, character 11
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 31825
  • Dae Jaweon: page 1517, character 24
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 5, page 3281, character 2
  • Unihan data for U+8525

ChineseEdit

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trad.
simp.

PronunciationEdit


Old Chinese pronunciation (, reconstructed)
Baxter-Sagart system 1.1 (2014)
Character Modern Beijing
(Pinyin)
Middle Chinese Old Chinese English
cōng ‹ tshuwng › /*[ts]ʰˤoŋ/ onion

Notes for Old Chinese notations in the Baxter-Sagart system:

  • Parentheses "()" indicate uncertain presence;
  • Square brackets "[]" indicate uncertain identity, e.g. *[t] as coda may in fact be *-t or *-p;
  • Angle brackets "<>" indicate infix;
  • Hyphen "-" indicates morpheme boundary;
  • Period "." indicates syllable boundary.
Zhengzhang system (2003)
Character No. Phonetic
component
Rime
group
Rime
subdivision
Corresponding
MC rime
Old Chinese Notes
1821 0 /*sʰloːŋ/

DefinitionsEdit

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JapaneseEdit

KanjiEdit

(uncommon “Hyōgai” kanji)

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ReadingsEdit


KoreanEdit

HanjaEdit

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

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VietnameseEdit

Han characterEdit

(thông, song)

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