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TranslingualEdit

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EtymologyEdit

Phono-semantic compound (形聲): phonetic  + semantic  ‎(hand, action) – an action, release.

Han characterEdit

(radical 66 +4, 8 strokes, cangjie input 卜尸人大 (YSOK), four-corner 08240, composition)

Derived charactersEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • KangXi: page 469, character 3
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 13133
  • Dae Jaweon: page 818, character 5
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 2, page 1451, character 11
  • Unihan data for U+653E

ChineseEdit

simp. and trad.

PronunciationEdit


Dialectal pronunciations ()
Variety Location
Mandarin Beijing /fɑŋ⁵¹/
Harbin /faŋ⁵³/
Tianjin /fɑŋ⁵³/
Jinan /faŋ²¹/
Qingdao /faŋ⁴²/
Zhengzhou /faŋ³¹²/
Xi'an /faŋ⁴⁴/
Xining /fɔ̃²¹³/
Yinchuan /fɑŋ¹³/
Lanzhou /fɑ̃¹³/
Ürümqi /fɑŋ²¹³/
Wuhan /faŋ³⁵/
Chengdu /faŋ¹³/
Guiyang /faŋ²¹³/
Kunming /fã̠²¹²/
Nanjing /faŋ⁴⁴/
Hefei /fɑ̃⁵³/
Jin Taiyuan /fɒ̃⁴⁵/
Pingyao /xuɑŋ³⁵/
/xuə³⁵/
Hohhot /fɑ̃⁵⁵/
Wu Shanghai /fɑ̃³⁵/
Suzhou /fɑ̃⁵¹³/
Hangzhou /fɑŋ⁴⁴⁵/
Wenzhou /huɔ⁴²/
Hui Shexian /fo³²⁴/
Tunxi /fau⁴²/
Xiang Changsha /fan⁵⁵/
Xiangtan /hɔn⁵⁵/
Gan Nanchang /fɔŋ⁴⁵/
Hakka Meixian /foŋ⁵³/ 开~
/pioŋ⁵³/ ~学
Taoyuan /foŋ⁵⁵/
Cantonese Guangzhou /fɔŋ³³/
Nanning /fɔŋ³³/
Hong Kong /fɔŋ³³/
Min Xiamen (Min Nan) /hɔŋ²¹/
/paŋ²¹/
Fuzhou (Min Dong) /pouŋ²¹²/
Jian'ou (Min Bei) /pɔŋ³³/
/xuɔŋ³³/
Shantou (Min Nan) /huaŋ²¹³/
/paŋ²¹³/
Haikou (Min Nan) /faŋ³⁵/
/ʔbaŋ³⁵/
Middle Chinese pronunciation (, reconstructed)
Character (), Pronunciation 1/2

Initial: (1)
Final:
Division: III

Openness: Closed
Tone: Rising (X)

Fanqie:
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
Bernard
Karlgren
Li
Rong
Pan
Wuyun
Edwin
Pulleyblank
Wang
Li
Shao
Rongfen
/pʉɐŋX/ /piwaŋX/ /piuaŋX/ /pʷiɐŋX/ /puaŋX/ /pĭwaŋX/ /piuɑŋX/
Character (), Pronunciation 2/2

Initial: (1)
Final:
Division: III

Openness: Closed
Tone: Departing (H)

Fanqie:
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
Bernard
Karlgren
Li
Rong
Pan
Wuyun
Edwin
Pulleyblank
Wang
Li
Shao
Rongfen
/pʉɐŋH/ /piwaŋH/ /piuaŋH/ /pʷiɐŋH/ /puaŋH/ /pĭwaŋH/ /piuɑŋH/
Old Chinese pronunciation (, reconstructed)
Baxter-Sagart system 1.1 (2014)
Character Modern Beijing
(Pinyin)
Middle Chinese Old Chinese English
fǎng ‹ pjangX › /*paŋʔ/ imitate
fàng ‹ pjangH › /*paŋ-s/ release; let go

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 No. Phonetic
component
Rime
group
Rime
subdivision
Corresponding
MC rime
Old Chinese Notes
3036 0 /*paŋʔ/
3038 0 /*paŋs/

DefinitionsEdit

  1. to release, to free, to liberate; to let out
  2. to place something (down somewhere)
  3. to put on, to play (a recording)

Derived termsEdit


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HanjaEdit

‎(bang) (hangeul , revised bang, McCune-Reischauer pang, Yale pang)

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Han characterEdit

(phóng, phúng, phưng)

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