TranslingualEdit

Han characterEdit

(radical 85 +3, 7 strokes, cangjie input 一水 (ME), four-corner 10232)

  1. element

ReferencesEdit

  • KangXi: page 606, character 3
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 17139
  • Dae Jaweon: page 999, character 12
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 3, page 1550, character 1
  • Unihan data for U+6C5E

ChineseEdit

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simp. and trad.

PronunciationEdit


Middle Chinese pronunciation (, reconstructed)
Character (汞), Pronunciation 1/1

Initial: 匣 (33)
Final: 東
Division: I

Openness: Open
Tone: Rising (X)

Fanqie: 胡孔切
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
Bernard
Karlgren
Li
Rong
Pan
Wuyun
Edwin
Pulleyblank
Wang
Li
Shao
Rongfen
/ɦuŋX/ /ɣuŋX/ /ɣuŋX/ /ɦuŋX/ /ɦəwŋX/ /ɣuŋX/ /ɣuŋX/
Old Chinese pronunciation (, reconstructed)
Zhengzhang system (2003)
Character No. Phonetic
component
Rime
group
Rime
subdivision
Corresponding
MC rime
Old Chinese Notes
4063 0 /*ɡoːŋʔ/ 說文作澒

DefinitionsEdit

  1. (chemistry) mercury (Hg)

SynonymsEdit

CompoundsEdit


JapaneseEdit

KanjiEdit

(uncommon “Hyōgai” kanji)

  1. mercury

ReadingsEdit

Usage notesEdit

This kanji is only seen in some compounds relating to mercury. Not used in isolation. Use 水銀 for the word mercury instead.


KoreanEdit

HanjaEdit

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

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