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TranslingualEdit

EtymologyEdit

Ideogrammic compound (會意):  ‎(threshing tools) +  ‎(rice), chaff.

The derivative refers to the original word.

Han characterEdit

(radical 53 广+8, 11 strokes, cangjie input 戈中水 (ILE), four-corner 00232, composition广)

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • KangXi: page 347, character 27
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 9376
  • Dae Jaweon: page 658, character 3
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 2, page 891, character 1
  • Unihan data for U+5EB7

ChineseEdit

simp. and trad.

PronunciationEdit



Rime
Character
Reading # 1/1
Initial () (29)
Final () (101)
Tone (調) Level (Ø)
Openness (開合) Open
Division () I
Fanqie
Reconstructions
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
/kʰɑŋ/
Pan
Wuyun
/kʰɑŋ/
Shao
Rongfen
/kʰɑŋ/
Edwin
Pulleyblank
/kʰaŋ/
Li
Rong
/kʰɑŋ/
Wang
Li
/kʰɑŋ/
Bernard
Karlgren
/kʰɑŋ/
Expected
Mandarin
Reflex
kāng
Baxter-Sagart system 1.1 (2014)
Character
Reading # 1/3 2/3 3/3
Modern
Beijing
(Pinyin)
kāng kāng tāng
Middle
Chinese
‹ khang › ‹ khang › ‹ thang ›
Old
Chinese
/*[kʰ]ˤaŋ/ /*k-r̥ˤaŋ/ /*r̥ˤaŋ/
English empty tranquil; at ease name of first Shang ruler

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. 3981
Phonetic
component
Rime
group
Rime
subdivision
0
Corresponding
MC rime
Old
Chinese
/*kʰlaːŋ/

DefinitionsEdit

  1. peaceful, quiet
  2. happy, healthy
  3. A surname​.

ReferencesEdit


JapaneseEdit

KanjiEdit

(grade 4 “Kyōiku” kanji)

  1. peace

ReadingsEdit

CompoundsEdit

Proper nounEdit

‎(hiragana やすし, romaji Yasushi)

  1. A male given name

KoreanEdit

HanjaEdit

‎(gang) (hangeul , revised gang, McCune-Reischauer kang, Yale kang)

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VietnameseEdit

Han characterEdit

(khang, khăng, khương)

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