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U+6726, 朦
CJK UNIFIED IDEOGRAPH-6726

[U+6725]
CJK Unified Ideographs
[U+6727]

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TranslingualEdit

Han characterEdit

(radical 74, +14, 18 strokes, cangjie input 月廿月人 (BTBO), four-corner 74232, composition)

ReferencesEdit

  • KangXi: page 507, character 3
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 14409
  • Dae Jaweon: page 888, character 6
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 3, page 2115, character 8
  • Unihan data for U+6726

ChineseEdit

simp. and trad.
variant forms

Glyph originEdit

Historical forms of the character
Shuowen Jiezi (compiled in Han)
Small seal script
 
Characters in the same phonetic series () (Zhengzhang, 2003) 
Old Chinese
*moːŋ
*moːŋ
*moːŋ, *moːŋʔ
*moːŋ, *moːŋs
*moːŋ, *moːŋʔ
*moːŋ
*moːŋ
*moːŋ
*moːŋ, *moːŋʔ
*moːŋ
*moːŋ, *moːŋʔ
*moːŋ
*moːŋʔ

Phono-semantic compound (形聲, OC *moːŋ, *moːŋʔ): semantic  (moon) + phonetic  (OC *moːŋ).

Unlike other characters with a -like component on the left, this character's is not a simplification of ; 朦朧 was originally used in reference to the moon.

PronunciationEdit



Rime
Character
Reading # 1/2 2/2
Initial () (4) (4)
Final () (1) (1)
Tone (調) Level (Ø) Rising (X)
Openness (開合) Open Open
Division () I I
Fanqie
Reconstructions
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
/muŋ/ /muŋX/
Pan
Wuyun
/muŋ/ /muŋX/
Shao
Rongfen
/muŋ/ /muŋX/
Edwin
Pulleyblank
/məwŋ/ /məwŋX/
Li
Rong
/muŋ/ /muŋX/
Wang
Li
/muŋ/ /muŋX/
Bernard
Karlgren
/muŋ/ /muŋX/
Expected
Mandarin
Reflex
méng měng
Zhengzhang system (2003)
Character
Reading # 1/2 2/2
No. 8973 8984
Phonetic
component
Rime
group
Rime
subdivision
0 0
Corresponding
MC rime
Old
Chinese
/*moːŋ/ /*moːŋʔ/

DefinitionsEdit

  1. Only used in 朦朧朦胧 (ménglóng).

JapaneseEdit

KanjiEdit

(uncommon “Hyōgai” kanji)

  1. dim, obscure (of moonlight)

ReadingsEdit

CompoundsEdit


KoreanEdit

HanjaEdit

(mong) (hangeul , revised mong, McCune–Reischauer mong, Yale mong)

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VietnameseEdit

Han characterEdit

(mông, mồng)

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