Contents

TranslingualEdit

Stroke order
亮-bw.png

Han characterEdit

(radical 8 +7, 9 strokes, cangjie input 卜口月山 (YRBU), four-corner 00217, composition ⿱⿳ (G) or ⿱⿳ (TJK))

ReferencesEdit

  • KangXi: page 89, character 4
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 304
  • Dae Jaweon: page 188, character 10
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 1, page 286, character 3
  • Unihan data for U+4EAE

ChineseEdit

simp. and trad.

PronunciationEdit


Dialectal pronunciations ()
Variety Location
Mandarin Beijing /liɑŋ⁵¹/
Harbin /liaŋ⁵³/
Tianjin /liɑŋ⁵³/
Jinan /liaŋ²¹/
Qingdao /liaŋ⁴²/
Zhengzhou /liaŋ³¹²/
Xi'an /liaŋ⁴⁴/
Xining /liɔ̃²¹³/
Yinchuan /liɑŋ¹³/
Lanzhou /liɑ̃¹³/
Ürümqi /liɑŋ²¹³/
Wuhan /niaŋ³⁵/
Chengdu /niaŋ¹³/
Guiyang /niaŋ²¹³/
Kunming /liã̠²¹²/
Nanjing /liaŋ⁴⁴/
Hefei /liɑ̃⁵³/
Jin Taiyuan /liɒ̃⁴⁵/
Pingyao /liɑŋ³⁵/
/luə³⁵/
Hohhot /liɑ̃⁵⁵/
Wu Shanghai /liã¹³/
Suzhou /liã³¹/
Hangzhou /liɑŋ¹³/
Wenzhou /li²²/
Hui Shexian /lia²²/
Tunxi /liau¹¹/
Xiang Changsha /lian⁵⁵/
/lian¹¹/
Xiangtan /nian²¹/
Gan Nanchang /liɔŋ²¹/
Hakka Meixian /lioŋ⁵³/
Taoyuan /lioŋ⁵⁵/
Cantonese Guangzhou /lœŋ²²/
Nanning /lœŋ²²/
Hong Kong /lœŋ²²/
Min Xiamen (Min Nan) /liɔŋ²²/
Fuzhou (Min Dong) /luɔŋ²⁴²/
Jian'ou (Min Bei) /liɔŋ⁴⁴/
Shantou (Min Nan) /liaŋ³⁵/
Haikou (Min Nan) /liaŋ³⁵/
Middle Chinese pronunciation (, reconstructed)
Character (), Pronunciation 1/1

Initial: (37)
Final:
Division: III

Openness: Open
Tone: Departing (H)

Fanqie:
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
Bernard
Karlgren
Li
Rong
Pan
Wuyun
Edwin
Pulleyblank
Wang
Li
Shao
Rongfen
/lɨɐŋH/ /li̯aŋH/ /liaŋH/ /liɐŋH/ /lɨaŋH/ /lĭaŋH/ /liɑŋH/
Old Chinese pronunciation (, reconstructed)
Baxter-Sagart system 1.1 (2014)
Character Modern Beijing
(Pinyin)
Middle Chinese Old Chinese English
liàng ‹ ljangH › /*[r]aŋ-s/ brightness

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
8062 0 /*raŋs/

DefinitionsEdit

  1. bright, brilliant, radiant
  2. (dialectal Mandarin, dialectal Wu, Xiang) lamp, light

CompoundsEdit


JapaneseEdit

KanjiEdit

(“Jinmeiyō” kanji used for names)

  1. clear
  2. help

ReadingsEdit

CompoundsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • New Nelson: 95
  • Halpern: 2071
  • Halpern Learners: 1313
  • Heisig: 2920
  • Tuttle Kanji Dictionary: 2j7.6
  1. Source: EDICT and KANJIDIC files licensed by the Electronic Dictionaries Research Group.

Proper nounEdit

‎(hiragana りょう, romaji Ryō, historical hiragana りやう)

  1. A male given name

‎(hiragana あきら, romaji Akira)

  1. A male given name

KoreanEdit

HanjaEdit

‎(ryang) (hangeul , revised ryang, McCune-Reischauer ryang)

  1. This entry needs a definition. Please add one, then remove {{defn}}.

VietnameseEdit

Han characterEdit

(lượng)

  1. This entry needs a definition. Please add one, then remove {{defn}}.

ReferencesEdit

Read in another language