See also: [U+30A8 KATAKANA LETTER E] and Appendix:Variations of "i"

Contents

TranslingualEdit

Stroke order

EtymologyEdit

Historical forms of the character
Oracle bone script Bronze inscriptions Bamboo and silk script Large seal script Small seal script

Pictogram (象形) – a bladed tool.

Han characterEdit

(radical 48 +0, 3 strokes, cangjie input 一中一 (MLM), four-corner 10100)

Derived charactersEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • KangXi: page 325, character 1
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 8714
  • Dae Jaweon: page 626, character 2
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 1, page 410, character 6
  • Unihan data for U+5DE5

ChineseEdit

simp. and trad.
alt. forms

PronunciationEdit



Rime
Character
Reading # 1/1
Initial () (28)
Final () (1)
Tone (調) Level (Ø)
Openness (開合) Open
Division () I
Fanqie
Reconstructions
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
/kuŋ/
Pan
Wuyun
/kuŋ/
Shao
Rongfen
/kuŋ/
Edwin
Pulleyblank
/kəwŋ/
Li
Rong
/kuŋ/
Wang
Li
/kuŋ/
Bernard
Karlgren
/kuŋ/
Expected
Mandarin
Reflex
gōng
Baxter-Sagart system 1.1 (2014)
Character
Reading # 1/2 2/2
Modern
Beijing
(Pinyin)
gōng gōng
Middle
Chinese
‹ kuwng › ‹ kuwng ›
Old
Chinese
/*kˤoŋ/ /*kˤoŋ/
English officer work

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. 4022
Phonetic
component
Rime
group
Rime
subdivision
0
Corresponding
MC rime
Old
Chinese
/*koːŋ/

DefinitionsEdit

  1. labour, work
      ―  gōngzuò  ―  work
  2. worker, laborer
      ―  gōngrén  ―  worker, laborer
    陶瓷  ―  táocígōng  ―  potter
  3. industry, profession, trade

CompoundsEdit

ReferencesEdit


JapaneseEdit

KanjiEdit

(grade 2 “Kyōiku” kanji)

  1. work, craft, art, skill
  2. workman, artisan

ReadingsEdit

CompoundsEdit

  • 陶工 (とうこう, tōkō)

KoreanEdit

HanjaEdit

‎(gong)
Eumhun:

  • Sound (hangeul):  (McCune-Reischauer: kong, Yale: kwong)
  • Name (hangeul): 장인, 로동, 노동 (revised: jang'in, rodong, nodong, McCune-Reischauer: chang'in, rotong, notong, Yale: cang.in, lwotwong, nwotwong)
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VietnameseEdit

Han characterEdit

(công, cong, côông, gồng, trong, cung)

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