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TranslingualEdit

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EtymologyEdit

Ideogrammic compound (會意):  +  (form closer to ).

Han characterEdit

(radical 40 +5, 8 strokes, cangjie input 十一卜人 (JMYO), four-corner 30801, composition)

Derived charactersEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • KangXi: page 283, character 18
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 7109
  • Dae Jaweon: page 559, character 2
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 2, page 918, character 2
  • Unihan data for U+5B9A

ChineseEdit

simp. and trad.

PronunciationEdit


Middle Chinese pronunciation (, reconstructed)
Character (), Pronunciation 1/2

Initial: (7)
Final:
Division: IV

Openness: Open
Tone: Departing (H)

Fanqie:
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
Bernard
Karlgren
Li
Rong
Pan
Wuyun
Edwin
Pulleyblank
Wang
Li
Shao
Rongfen
/deŋH/ /dʱieŋH/ /deŋH/ /deŋH/ /dɛjŋH/ /dieŋH/ /dɛŋH/
Character (), Pronunciation 2/2

Initial: (5)
Final:
Division: IV

Openness: Open
Tone: Departing (H)

Fanqie:
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
Bernard
Karlgren
Li
Rong
Pan
Wuyun
Edwin
Pulleyblank
Wang
Li
Shao
Rongfen
/teŋH/ /tieŋH/ /teŋH/ /teŋH/ /tɛjŋH/ /tieŋH/ /tɛŋH/
Old Chinese pronunciation (, reconstructed)
Baxter-Sagart system 1.1 (2014)
Character Modern Beijing
(Pinyin)
Middle Chinese Old Chinese English
dìng ‹ dengH › /*N-tˤeŋ-s/ become fixed; settled (v.i.)
dìng ‹ dengH › /*m-tˤeŋ-s/ make fixed, settle (v.t.)
dìng ‹ tengH › /*tˤeŋ-s/ ready-cooked (food)

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
17181 0 /*teːŋs/ 見詩
17187 0 /*deːŋs/ 小徐正聲

DefinitionsEdit

  1. to determine, to decide, to settle, to fix

CompoundsEdit


JapaneseEdit

KanjiEdit

(grade 3 “Kyōiku” kanji)

  1. determine, fix, establish, decide

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CompoundsEdit


KoreanEdit

HanjaEdit

‎(jeong) (hangeul , revised jeong, McCune-Reischauer chŏng)

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VietnameseEdit

Han characterEdit

(định)

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