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TranslingualEdit

EtymologyEdit

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

Han characterEdit

(radical 9 +4, 6 strokes, cangjie input 人中 (OL) or X人中 (XOL), four-corner 25206, composition)

  1. middle (or second) brother
  2. go-between, mediator
  3. A surname​.

ReferencesEdit

  • KangXi: page 94, character 11
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 403
  • Dae Jaweon: page 200, character 3
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 1, page 121, character 7
  • Unihan data for U+4EF2

ChineseEdit

simp. and trad.

PronunciationEdit


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

Initial: (11)
Final:
Division: III

Openness: Open
Tone: Departing (H)

Fanqie:
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
Bernard
Karlgren
Li
Rong
Pan
Wuyun
Edwin
Pulleyblank
Wang
Li
Shao
Rongfen
/ɖɨuŋH/ /ȡʱi̯uŋH/ /ȡiuŋH/ /ɖiuŋH/ /ɖuwŋH/ /ȡĭuŋH/ /ȡiuŋH/
Old Chinese pronunciation (, reconstructed)
Baxter-Sagart system 1.1 (2014)
Character Modern Beijing
(Pinyin)
Middle Chinese Old Chinese English
zhòng ‹ drjuwngH › /*N-truŋ-s/ middle (of brothers)

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
17419 0 /*duŋs/

DefinitionsEdit

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  2. (Cantonese) still (referring to time)
    而家 [Cantonese, trad.]
    而家 [Cantonese, simp.]
    Keoi5 ji4 gaa1 dou1 zung6 sik6 gan2 faan6. [Jyutping]
    He is still eating, even now.

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‎(jung) (hangeul , revised jung, McCune-Reischauer chung)

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VietnameseEdit

Han characterEdit

(trọng)

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