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U+5B30, 嬰
CJK UNIFIED IDEOGRAPH-5B30

[U+5B2F]
CJK Unified Ideographs
[U+5B31]

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TranslingualEdit

Han characterEdit

(radical 38, +14, 17 strokes, cangjie input 月金女 (BCV), four-corner 66404, composition)

ReferencesEdit

  • KangXi: page 273, character 4
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 6828
  • Dae Jaweon: page 541, character 10
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 2, page 1086, character 8
  • Unihan data for U+5B30

ChineseEdit

trad.
simp.

Glyph originEdit

Characters in the same phonetic series () (Zhengzhang, 2003) 
Old Chinese
*qreːŋs, *mqeːŋʔ, *qeːŋʔ
*qreːŋ
*qreːŋ
*qreːŋ
*qreːŋ
*qreːŋ
*qreːŋ
*qreːŋ
*qreŋs, *qeŋ
*qeŋ
*qeŋ
*qeŋ
*qeŋ
*qeŋ
*qeŋʔ
*qeŋʔ
*qeːŋʔ

PronunciationEdit


Note:
  • eng - literary;
  • iⁿ/eⁿ/eeⁿ - vernacular.

Rime
Character
Reading # 1/1
Initial () (34)
Final () (121)
Tone (調) Level (Ø)
Openness (開合) Open
Division () III
Fanqie
Reconstructions
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
/ʔiᴇŋ/
Pan
Wuyun
/ʔiɛŋ/
Shao
Rongfen
/ʔiæŋ/
Edwin
Pulleyblank
/ʔiajŋ/
Li
Rong
/ʔiɛŋ/
Wang
Li
/ĭɛŋ/
Bernard
Karlgren
/ʔi̯ɛŋ/
Expected
Mandarin
Reflex
yīng
BaxterSagart system 1.1 (2014)
Character
Reading # 1/2 2/2
Modern
Beijing
(Pinyin)
yīng yīng
Middle
Chinese
‹ ʔjieng › ‹ ʔjieng ›
Old
Chinese
/*ʔeŋ/ /*ʔeŋ/
English surround; necklace baby

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. 15336
Phonetic
component
Rime
group
Rime
subdivision
0
Corresponding
MC rime
Old
Chinese
/*qeŋ/

DefinitionsEdit

  1. baby, infant
  2. (literary) to bother

CompoundsEdit


JapaneseEdit

KanjiEdit

(uncommon “Hyōgai” kanji)

  1. young child, newborn child
  2. used as western symbol # sharp to mark the accidentals of musical notes
  3. necklace
  4. put around one's neck

ReadingsEdit

CompoundsEdit

EtymologyEdit

Kanji in this term
えい
Hyōgaiji
kan’on

From Middle Chinese (MC ʔiᴇŋ).

The kan'on pronunciation, so likely a later borrowing.

PronunciationEdit

AffixEdit

(hiragana えい, rōmaji ei)

  1. newborn baby; infant
  2. surround

NounEdit

(hiragana えい, rōmaji ei)

  1. (music) sharp ()
     (えい)eiheF-sharp

AntonymsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ 2006, 大辞林 (Daijirin), Third Edition (in Japanese), Tōkyō: Sanseidō, ISBN 4-385-13905-9

KoreanEdit

HanjaEdit

(yeong) (hangeul , revised yeong, McCune–Reischauer yŏng)

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VietnameseEdit

Han characterEdit

(anh)

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