See also:
U+5DBA, 嶺
CJK UNIFIED IDEOGRAPH-5DBA

[U+5DB9]
CJK Unified Ideographs
[U+5DBB]
U+F9AB, 嶺
CJK COMPATIBILITY IDEOGRAPH-F9AB

[U+F9AA]
CJK Compatibility Ideographs
[U+F9AC]

Translingual

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Han character

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(Kangxi radical 46, +14, 17 strokes, cangjie input 山人戈金 (UOIC), four-corner 22386, composition )

References

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  • Kangxi Dictionary: page 321, character 17
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 8553
  • Dae Jaweon: page 621, character 22
  • Hanyu Da Zidian (first edition): volume 1, page 802, character 26
  • Unihan data for U+5DBA

Chinese

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trad.
simp. *
nonstandard simp. 𱜇
alternative forms

Glyph origin

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Phono-semantic compound (形聲形声, OC *reŋʔ) : semantic (mountain) + phonetic (OC *reŋʔ).

Etymology

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Compare (OC *rɯŋ, “mound; hill”).

Pronunciation

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Note:
  • leng5 - vernacular;
  • ling5 - literary.
Note:
  • Sixian:
    • liâng - vernacular;
    • liáng - literary.
  • Meixian:
    • liang1 - vernacular;
    • liang3 - literary.
Note:
  • léng - literary;
  • niá - vernacular.

Rime
Character
Reading # 1/1
Initial () (37)
Final () (121)
Tone (調) Rising (X)
Openness (開合) Open
Division () III
Fanqie
Baxter ljengX
Reconstructions
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
/liᴇŋX/
Pan
Wuyun
/liɛŋX/
Shao
Rongfen
/liæŋX/
Edwin
Pulleyblank
/liajŋX/
Li
Rong
/liɛŋX/
Wang
Li
/lĭɛŋX/
Bernard
Karlgren
/li̯ɛŋX/
Expected
Mandarin
Reflex
lǐng
Expected
Cantonese
Reflex
ling5
Zhengzhang system (2003)
Character
Reading # 1/1
No. 8279
Phonetic
component
Rime
group
Rime
subdivision
0
Corresponding
MC rime
Old
Chinese
/*reŋʔ/

Definitions

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  1. mountain whose peak is accessible by road (Classifier: m)
    崇山峻崇山峻  ―  chóngshānjùnlǐng  ―  high mountains and lofty peaks
  2. mountain range
      ―  Qínlǐng  ―  Qinling (Qing Mountains)
  3. (specifically) Nanling Mountains; Wuling
      ―  Lǐngnán  ―  Lingnan (literally, “south of the Nanling Mountains”)
  4. (Hakka, dialectal Cantonese) mountain; hill
  5. a surname: Ling

Synonyms

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  • (mountain):
  • (mountain range):

Compounds

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Japanese

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Kanji

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(“Jinmeiyō” kanji used for names)

  1. peak
  2. summit

Readings

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Korean

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Etymology

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From Middle Chinese (MC ljengX). Recorded as Middle Korean 려ᇰ〯 (lyěng) (Yale: lyeng) in Hunmong Jahoe (訓蒙字會 / 훈몽자회), 1527.

Hanja

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Korean Wikisource has texts containing the hanja:

Wikisource

(eumhun (jae ryeong), word-initial (South Korea) (jae yeong))

  1. Hanja form? of / (mountain ridge).

Compounds

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References

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  • 국제퇴계학회 대구경북지부 (國際退溪學會 大邱慶北支部) (2007). Digital Hanja Dictionary, 전자사전/電子字典. [1]

Vietnamese

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Han character

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: Hán Nôm readings: lĩnh, lãnh

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