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TranslingualEdit

EtymologyEdit

Phono-semantic compound (形聲, OC *ɡl'aːŋ): phonetic  ‎(OC *kraːŋ) + semantic  ‎(mouth)

唐 and were near-homophones in Old Chinese (唐 *(kə)-rˤaŋ, 庚 *kˤraŋ; the OC initial for 唐 is less certain). 口 "mouth" refers to the older meaning "to exaggerate, to boast."

Han characterEdit

(radical 30 +7, 10 strokes, cangjie input 戈中口 (ILR), four-corner 00267, composition广)

Derived charactersEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • KangXi: page 192, character 12
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 3709
  • Dae Jaweon: page 411, character 20
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 1, page 633, character 5
  • Unihan data for U+5510

ChineseEdit

simp. and trad.

PronunciationEdit



Rime
Character
Reading # 1/1
Initial () (7)
Final () (101)
Tone (調) Level (Ø)
Openness (開合) Open
Division () I
Fanqie
Reconstructions
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
/dɑŋ/
Pan
Wuyun
/dɑŋ/
Shao
Rongfen
/dɑŋ/
Edwin
Pulleyblank
/daŋ/
Li
Rong
/dɑŋ/
Wang
Li
/dɑŋ/
Bernard
Karlgren
/dʱɑŋ/
Expected
Mandarin
Reflex
táng
Baxter-Sagart system 1.1 (2014)
Character
Reading # 1/3 2/3 3/3
Modern
Beijing
(Pinyin)
tāng táng táng
Middle
Chinese
‹ thang › ‹ dang › ‹ dang ›
Old
Chinese
/*r̥ˤaŋ/ /*[N-]rˤaŋ/ /*[N].rˤaŋ/
English name of first Shang ruler exaggerate; great 棠棣 cherry tree

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
Reading # 1/1
No. 3959
Phonetic
component
Rime
group
Rime
subdivision
0
Corresponding
MC rime
Old
Chinese
/*ɡl'aːŋ/

DefinitionsEdit

  1. Tang Dynasty
  2. A surname​.
  3. (archaic) to exaggerate, old variant of

CompoundsEdit

  • 半唐番 (bàntángfān, “half Chinese" person”)
  • 唐人街 (tángrénjiē, “Chinatown”)

JapaneseEdit

KanjiEdit

(common “Jōyō” kanji)

ReadingsEdit

CompoundsEdit

NounEdit

‎(hiragana とう, romaji , historical hiragana たう)

  1. the Tang Dynasty, which ruled China from 618 to 907

NounEdit

‎(hiragana から, romaji kara)

  1. (formal, dated) China; Cathay

KoreanEdit

HanjaEdit

‎(dang) (hangeul , McCune-Reischauer tang)

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VietnameseEdit

Han characterEdit

(đường, đằng, đàng, giềng)

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