U+660C, 昌
CJK UNIFIED IDEOGRAPH-660C

[U+660B]
CJK Unified Ideographs
[U+660D]

TranslingualEdit

Han characterEdit

(radical 72, +4, 8 strokes, cangjie input 日日 (AA), four-corner 60600, composition)

Derived charactersEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • KangXi: page 491, character 10
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 13803
  • Dae Jaweon: page 852, character 16
  • Hanyu Da Zidian (first edition): volume 2, page 1490, character 3
  • Unihan data for U+660C

ChineseEdit

simp. and trad.

Glyph originEdit

Historical forms of the character
Shang Spring and Autumn Warring States Shuowen Jiezi (compiled in Han) Liushutong (compiled in Ming)
Oracle bone script Bronze inscriptions Chu Slip and silk script Qin slip script Shizhoupian script Small seal script Transcribed ancient scripts
             

Ideogrammic compound (會意): semantic (sun) + semantic (mouth). During the Warring States Period, developed into .

Etymology 1Edit

PronunciationEdit


Note:
  • chhiong/chhiang - literary;
  • chhiuⁿ/chhioⁿ - vernacular.
  • Wu

    Rime
    Character
    Reading # 1/1
    Initial () (24)
    Final () (105)
    Tone (調) Level (Ø)
    Openness (開合) Open
    Division () III
    Fanqie
    Reconstructions
    Zhengzhang
    Shangfang
    /t͡ɕʰɨɐŋ/
    Pan
    Wuyun
    /t͡ɕʰiɐŋ/
    Shao
    Rongfen
    /t͡ɕʰiɑŋ/
    Edwin
    Pulleyblank
    /cʰɨaŋ/
    Li
    Rong
    /t͡ɕʰiaŋ/
    Wang
    Li
    /t͡ɕʰĭaŋ/
    Bernard
    Karlgren
    /t͡ɕʰi̯aŋ/
    Expected
    Mandarin
    Reflex
    chāng
    Zhengzhang system (2003)
    Character
    Reading # 1/1
    No. 1249
    Phonetic
    component
    Rime
    group
    Rime
    subdivision
    0
    Corresponding
    MC rime
    Old
    Chinese
    /*tʰjaŋ/

    DefinitionsEdit

    1. sunlight
    2. good; proper; right
    3. beautiful; lovely
    4. prosperous; flourishing
    5. () (historical) Chang Prefecture
    6. A surname​.

    CompoundsEdit

    Etymology 2Edit

    PronunciationEdit


    DefinitionsEdit

    1. Alternative form of (chàng, “to initiate; to propose”).
    2. Alternative form of (chàng, “to chant; to recite”).

    CompoundsEdit


    JapaneseEdit

    KanjiEdit

    (“Jinmeiyō” kanji used for names)

    1. good
    2. prosper

    ReadingsEdit


    KoreanEdit

    HanjaEdit

    (eumhun 창성할 (changseonghal chang))

    1. prosperity, flourishing, thriving

    VietnameseEdit

    Han characterEdit

    : Hán Nôm readings: xương

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