Last modified on 10 July 2014, at 11:25
See also: and

TranslingualEdit

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trad.

EtymologyEdit

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

the color of earth.

Han characterEdit

(radical 201 +0, 12 strokes, cangjie input 廿一田金 (TMWC), four-corner 44806)

  1. yellow
  2. a surname, listed 96th in the Baijiaxing

Derived termsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • KangXi: page 1516, character 3
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 47926
  • Dae Jaweon: page 2046, character 11
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 7, page 4596, character 2
  • Unihan data for U+9EC3

ChineseEdit

simpl.
trad.

PronunciationEdit


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

Initial: 匣 (33)
Final: 唐
Division: I

Openness: Closed
Tone: Level (Ø)

Fanqie: 胡光切
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
Bernard
Karlgren
Li
Rong
Pan
Wuyun
Edwin
Pulleyblank
Wang
Li
Shao
Rongfen
/ɦwɑŋ/ /ɣwɑŋ/ /ɣuɑŋ/ /ɦʷɑŋ/ /ɦwaŋ/ /ɣuɑŋ/ /ɣuɑŋ/
Old Chinese pronunciation (, reconstructed)
Baxter-Sagart system (2011)
Character Modern Beijing
(Pinyin)
Middle Chinese Old Chinese English
huáng ‹ hwang › /*N-kʷˁaŋ/ yellow
Zhengzhang system (2003)
Character No. Phonetic
component
Rime
group
Rime
subdivision
Corresponding
MC rime
Old Chinese Notes
5380 0 /*ɡʷaːŋ/ 甲金文象繫市(韍)之圍腰綬帶,取唐蘭釋黃爲衡綬但不取其尪本字說。非光聲

AdjectiveEdit

  1. yellow
    • 黃色 [Beijing Mandarin, MSC, trad.]huángsè [Pinyin] — yellow color
  2. (colloquial) erotic, pornographic, lewd
    • 黃片 [Beijing Mandarin, MSC, trad.]huángpiàn [Pinyin] — adult movie

Proper nounEdit

  1. A surname​. Huang, Hwang listed 96th in the Baijiaxing

VerbEdit

  1. (colloquial) fizzle out; fall through

Usage notesEdit

  • (Min Nan) Chaozhou: ŋ
  • (Min Nan) Xiamen: hɔŋ
DescendantsEdit
  • (Hokkien dialect) Tagalog: ng, uy
CompoundsEdit

ReferencesEdit


JapaneseEdit

KanjiEdit

(uncommon “Hyōgai” kanji)

  1. yellow

ReadingsEdit


KoreanEdit

HanjaEdit

(hwang)
Eumhun:

  • Sound (hangeul):  (revised: hwang, McCune-Reischauer: hwang, Yale: hwang)
  1. yellow

VietnameseEdit

Han characterEdit

(hoàng)

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