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TranslingualEdit

Han characterEdit

(radical 75 +4, 8 strokes, cangjie input 木一土 (DMG), four-corner 41914, composition)

ReferencesEdit

  • KangXi: page 514, character 28
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 14530
  • Dae Jaweon: page 902, character 11
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 2, page 1163, character 7
  • Unihan data for U+6789

ChineseEdit

simp. and trad.

PronunciationEdit

Dialectal pronunciations ()
Variety Location
Mandarin Beijing /uɑŋ²¹⁴/
Harbin /uaŋ⁵³/
/uaŋ²¹³/
Tianjin /vɑŋ⁵³/
Jinan /vaŋ⁵⁵/
Qingdao /vaŋ⁵⁵/
Zhengzhou /uaŋ⁵³/
Xi'an /uaŋ⁵³/
Xining /uɔ̃⁵³/
Yinchuan /vɑŋ⁵³/
Lanzhou /vɑ̃⁴⁴²/
Ürümqi /vɑŋ⁵¹/
Wuhan /uaŋ⁴²/
Chengdu /uaŋ⁵³/
Guiyang /uaŋ⁴²/
Kunming /uã̠/
Nanjing /uaŋ²¹²/
Hefei /uɑ̃²⁴/
Jin Taiyuan /vɒ̃¹¹/
Pingyao /uɑŋ³⁵/
Hohhot /vɑ̃⁵³/
Wu Shanghai /uɑ̃³⁵/
Suzhou /uɑ̃⁵¹/
Hangzhou /ʔuɑŋ⁵³/
Wenzhou /j̠yɔ³⁵/
Hui Shexian /o³⁵/
Tunxi /au³¹/
Xiang Changsha /uan⁴¹/
Xiangtan /uɔn⁴²/
Gan Nanchang /uɔŋ²¹³/
Hakka Meixian /voŋ³¹/
Taoyuan /voŋ³¹/
Cantonese Guangzhou /wɔŋ³⁵/
Nanning /wɔŋ³⁵/
Hong Kong /wɔŋ³⁵/
Min Xiamen (Min Nan) /ɔŋ⁵³/
Fuzhou (Min Dong) /uoŋ³²/
Jian'ou (Min Bei) /uaŋ³³/
Shantou (Min Nan) /uaŋ⁵³/
Haikou (Min Nan) /uaŋ²¹³/
Middle Chinese pronunciation (, reconstructed)
Character (), Pronunciation 1/1

Initial: (34)
Final:
Division: III

Openness: Closed
Tone: Rising (X)

Fanqie:
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
Bernard
Karlgren
Li
Rong
Pan
Wuyun
Edwin
Pulleyblank
Wang
Li
Shao
Rongfen
/ʔʉɐŋX/ /ʔiwaŋX/ /ʔiuaŋX/ /ʔʷiɐŋX/ /ʔuaŋX/ /ĭwaŋX/ /ʔiuɑŋX/
Old Chinese pronunciation (, reconstructed)
Baxter-Sagart system 1.1 (2014)
Character Modern Beijing
(Pinyin)
Middle Chinese Old Chinese English
wǎng ‹ ʔjwangX › /*qʷaŋʔ/ crooked; depraved

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
12759 0 /*qʷaŋʔ/

DefinitionsEdit

  1. useless, in vain
  2. bent, crooked

JapaneseEdit

KanjiEdit

(uncommon “Hyōgai” kanji)

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ReadingsEdit


KoreanEdit

HanjaEdit

‎(wang) (hangeul , revised wang, McCune-Reischauer wang, Yale wang)

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VietnameseEdit

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