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TranslingualEdit

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Han characterEdit

(radical 173 +16, 24 strokes, cangjie input 一月口口人 (MBRRO), 一月口口一 (MBRRM), four-corner 10108, composition)

  1. spirit, soul
  2. spiritual world

ReferencesEdit

  • KangXi: page 1380, character 24
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 42532
  • Dae Jaweon: page 1889, character 34
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 6, page 4082, character 12
  • Unihan data for U+9748

ChineseEdit

simpl.
trad.

PronunciationEdit

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

Initial: 來 (37)
Final: 青
Division: IV

Openness: Open
Tone: Level (Ø)

Fanqie: 郎丁切
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
Bernard
Karlgren
Li
Rong
Pan
Wuyun
Edwin
Pulleyblank
Wang
Li
Shao
Rongfen
/leŋ/ /lieŋ/ /leŋ/ /leŋ/ /lɛjŋ/ /lieŋ/ /lɛŋ/
Old Chinese pronunciation (, reconstructed)
Baxter-Sagart system 1.1 (2014)
Character Modern Beijing
(Pinyin)
Middle Chinese Old Chinese English
líng ‹ leng › /*[r]ˤeŋ/ supernatural

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
8259 0 /*reːŋ/

CompoundsEdit


JapaneseEdit

KanjiEdit

(uncommon “Hyōgai” kanjikyūjitai kanji, shinjitai form )

  1. spirit, soul

ReadingsEdit


KoreanEdit

HanjaEdit

(ryeong, yeong) (hangeul , , revised ryeong, yeong, McCune-Reischauer ryŏng, yŏng, Yale lyeung, yeung)

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VietnameseEdit

Han characterEdit

(linh, lanh, lẻng, leng, lênh, liêng, lình)

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