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广 U+5E7F, 广
CJK UNIFIED IDEOGRAPH-5E7F

[U+5E7E]
CJK Unified Ideographs
[U+5E80]
U+2F34, ⼴
KANGXI RADICAL DOTTED CLIFF

[U+2F33]
Kangxi Radicals
[U+2F35]

Translingual

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Stroke order
 
Traditional
Shinjitai
Simplified 广

Han character

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广 (Kangxi radical 53, 广+0, 3 strokes, cangjie input 卜竹 (YH), four-corner 00200, composition (GHTK) or (J))

  1. Kangxi radical #53, .

Derived characters

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Descendants

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References

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  • Kangxi Dictionary: page 343, character 5
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 9221
  • Dae Jaweon: page 652, character 14
  • Hanyu Da Zidian (first edition): volume 2, page 872, character 6
  • Unihan data for U+5E7F

Chinese

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Glyph origin

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Historical forms of the character 广
Western Zhou Shuowen Jiezi (compiled in Han) Liushutong (compiled in Ming)
Bronze inscriptions Small seal script Transcribed ancient scripts
     

Pictogram (象形) : A house that is built to depend on a cliff.

Etymology 1

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For pronunciation and definitions of 广 – see (“broad; wide; extensive; vast; many; numerous; multitudinous; etc.”).
(This character is the simplified form of ).
Notes:

Etymology 2

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For pronunciation and definitions of 广 – see (“dome-shaped grass house; hut; monastery or nunnery; etc.”).
(This character is the former (1935–1936) ROC simplified and variant form of ).
Notes:

Etymology 3

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simp. and trad.
广

Pronunciation

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Rime
Character 广 广
Reading # 1/2 2/2
Initial () (31) (31)
Final () (154) (145)
Tone (調) Rising (X) Rising (X)
Openness (開合) Open Open
Division () III III
Fanqie
Baxter ngjemX ngjaemX
Reconstructions
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
/ŋˠiᴇmX/ /ŋɨɐmX/
Pan
Wuyun
/ŋᵚiɛmX/ /ŋiɐmX/
Shao
Rongfen
/ŋiæmX/ /ŋiɐmX/
Edwin
Pulleyblank
/ŋjiamX/ /ŋɨamX/
Li
Rong
/ŋjɛmX/ /ŋiɐmX/
Wang
Li
/ŋĭɛmX/ /ŋĭɐmX/
Bernard
Karlgren
/ŋi̯ɛmX/ /ŋi̯ɐmX/
Expected
Mandarin
Reflex
yǎn yǎn
Expected
Cantonese
Reflex
jim5 jim5
Zhengzhang system (2003)
Character 广 广
Reading # 1/2 2/2
No. 14326 14327
Phonetic
component
广 广
Rime
group
Rime
subdivision
1 1
Corresponding
MC rime
Old
Chinese
/*ŋramʔ/ /*ŋamʔ/
Notes

Definitions

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广

  1. house built to depend on a cliff

References

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Japanese

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Kanji

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广

(uncommon “Hyōgai” kanji)

  1. dotted cliff
  2. canopy

Readings

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  • On (unclassified): こう ()
  • Kun: ひろ (hiro)

Korean

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Etymology 1

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Hanja

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广 (eumhun (jip eom))

Etymology 2

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Hanja

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广 (eumhun 넓을 (neolbeul gwang))

Etymology 3

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Hanja

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广 (eumhun 암자 (amja am))