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simp. and trad.
(彷徨)
variant forms 旁皇
傍偟
徬徨
房皇

PronunciationEdit



Rime
Character
Reading # 1/2 1/1
Initial () (3) (33)
Final () (101) (102)
Tone (調) Level (Ø) Level (Ø)
Openness (開合) Open Closed
Division () I I
Fanqie
Reconstructions
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
/bɑŋ/ /ɦwɑŋ/
Pan
Wuyun
/bɑŋ/ /ɦʷɑŋ/
Shao
Rongfen
/bɑŋ/ /ɣuɑŋ/
Edwin
Pulleyblank
/baŋ/ /ɦwaŋ/
Li
Rong
/bɑŋ/ /ɣuɑŋ/
Wang
Li
/bɑŋ/ /ɣuɑŋ/
Bernard
Karlgren
/bʱɑŋ/ /ɣwɑŋ/
Expected
Mandarin
Reflex
páng huáng
BaxterSagart system 1.1 (2014)
Character
Reading # 1/1 1/1
Modern
Beijing
(Pinyin)
páng huáng
Middle
Chinese
‹ bang › ‹ hwang ›
Old
Chinese
/*[b]ˁaŋ/ /*[ɢ]ʷˁaŋ/
English bang-hwang hestitate 彷徨 bang.hwang hesitate

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 # 1/2 1/1
No. 3000 12706
Phonetic
component
Rime
group
Rime
subdivision
0 0
Corresponding
MC rime
Old
Chinese
/*baːŋ/ /*ɡʷaːŋ/
Notes

VerbEdit

彷徨

  1. to walk back and forth; to roam around
  2. (figuratively) to hesitate; to be indecisive
  3. (literary, of wind) to revolve; to go round; to spiral

SynonymsEdit

Derived termsEdit


JapaneseEdit

Kanji in this term
ほう
Hyōgaiji
こう
Hyōgaiji
on’yomi

NounEdit

彷徨 (hiragana ほうこう, rōmaji hōkō)

  1. wandering, roaming

VerbEdit

彷徨する (suru conjugation, hiragana ほうこうする, rōmaji hōkō suru)

  1. wander, rove, ramble

ConjugationEdit

See alsoEdit


KoreanEdit

Hanja in this term

NounEdit

彷徨 (banghwang) (hangeul 방황)

  1. Hanja form? of 방황 (wandering).

VietnameseEdit

Hán tự in this term

AdjectiveEdit

彷徨

  1. Hán tự form of bàng hoàng (stunned; stupefied; dumbfounded).