U+4F36, 伶
CJK UNIFIED IDEOGRAPH-4F36

[U+4F35]
CJK Unified Ideographs
[U+4F37]

Translingual

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Stroke order
Chinese (simplified)
 
Japanese, Korean
 

Han character

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(Kangxi radical 9, +5, 7 strokes, cangjie input 人人戈戈 (OOII), four-corner 28237, composition )

Derived characters

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References

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  • Kangxi Dictionary: page 97, character 3
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 478
  • Dae Jaweon: page 205, character 10
  • Hanyu Da Zidian (first edition): volume 1, page 137, character 2
  • Unihan data for U+4F36

Chinese

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Glyph origin

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Historical forms of the character
Shuowen Jiezi (compiled in Han)
Small seal script
 

References:

Mostly from Richard Sears' Chinese Etymology site (authorisation),
which in turn draws data from various collections of ancient forms of Chinese characters, including:

  • Shuowen Jiezi (small seal),
  • Jinwen Bian (bronze inscriptions),
  • Liushutong (Liushutong characters) and
  • Yinxu Jiaguwen Bian (oracle bone script).

Phono-semantic compound (形聲形声, OC *reːŋ) : semantic (man; person) + phonetic (OC *ren, *reŋ, *reŋs, *reːŋ, *reːŋs)

Pronunciation

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Rime
Character
Reading # 1/1
Initial () (37)
Final () (125)
Tone (調) Level (Ø)
Openness (開合) Open
Division () IV
Fanqie
Baxter leng
Reconstructions
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
/leŋ/
Pan
Wuyun
/leŋ/
Shao
Rongfen
/lɛŋ/
Edwin
Pulleyblank
/lɛjŋ/
Li
Rong
/leŋ/
Wang
Li
/lieŋ/
Bernard
Karlgren
/lieŋ/
Expected
Mandarin
Reflex
líng
Expected
Cantonese
Reflex
ling4
Zhengzhang system (2003)
Character
Reading # 1/1
No. 8295
Phonetic
component
Rime
group
Rime
subdivision
0
Corresponding
MC rime
Old
Chinese
/*reːŋ/

Definitions

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  1. (historical) court musician; performer
  2. (dated) actor
  3. solitary; lonely
  4. clever
  5. a surname

Compounds

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Japanese

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Kanji

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(Jinmeiyō kanji)

  1. clever
  2. actor
  3. smart

Readings

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Korean

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Hanja

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(eum (ryeong))

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Vietnamese

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Han character

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: Hán Nôm readings: rành, lanh, linh, nhanh, rảnh, ranh, rình, lánh

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