U+6C5E, 汞
CJK UNIFIED IDEOGRAPH-6C5E

[U+6C5D]
CJK Unified Ideographs
[U+6C5F]

Contents

TranslingualEdit

Han characterEdit

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

  1. mercury (chemical 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

simp. and trad.

Glyph originEdit

Characters in the same phonetic series () (Zhengzhang, 2003) 
Old Chinese
*kroːŋ, *ɡroːŋ
*kluːmʔ, *koːŋ
*kluːmʔ
*ŋr'oːŋ, *kʰroːŋ, *kʰoːŋ
*kroːŋ
*kroːŋ, *qʰroːŋ
*kroːŋ
*kroːŋ
*kroːŋ
*kroːŋ
*kroːŋ, *koːŋ, *kuːŋ
*kroːŋ
*kroːŋ, *koːŋ
*kroːŋs, *koːŋs, *ɡoːŋ
*kʰroːŋ
*kʰroːŋ, *kʰoːŋ
*kʰroːŋ
*kʰroːŋ, *kʰoːŋs
*kʰroːŋ, *kʰoːŋ
*kʰroːŋ, *kʰoːŋ, *kʰoːŋs
*kʰroːŋ, *kʰoŋ, *ɡoŋ
*qʰroːŋ
*qʰroːŋ, *qʰoːŋ
*qʰroːŋ
*ɡroːŋ
*ɡroːŋʔ
*ɡ·roːŋ
*koːŋ
*koːŋ
*koːŋ
*koːŋ, *qʰoːŋ, *ɡoːŋ
*koːŋ, *kuːŋ
*koːŋ
*koːŋ
*koːŋs
*koːŋs
*kʰoːŋ, *kʰoːŋs
*kʰoːŋ
*kʰoːŋ
*kʰoːŋ
*kʰoːŋ
*kʰoːŋ, *kʰoːŋʔ, *kʰoːŋs
*kʰoːŋs
*qʰoːŋ
*qʰoːŋʔ
*ɡoːŋ
*ɡoːŋ
*ɡoːŋ
*ɡoːŋ
*ɡoːŋ
*ɡoːŋ, *ɡoːŋʔ
*ɡoːŋʔ
*ɡoːŋʔ
*koŋʔ
*koŋʔ
*kʰoŋ, *qʰoŋ
*kʰoŋʔ, *kʰoŋs
*ɡoŋ
*ɡoŋ
*ɡoŋ
*ɡoŋ

PronunciationEdit



Rime
Character
Reading # 1/1
Initial () (33)
Final () (1)
Tone (調) Rising (X)
Openness (開合) Open
Division () I
Fanqie
Reconstructions
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
/ɦuŋX/
Pan
Wuyun
/ɦuŋX/
Shao
Rongfen
/ɣuŋX/
Edwin
Pulleyblank
/ɦəwŋX/
Li
Rong
/ɣuŋX/
Wang
Li
/ɣuŋX/
Bernard
Karlgren
/ɣuŋX/
Expected
Mandarin
Reflex
hòng
Zhengzhang system (2003)
Character
Reading # 1/1
No. 4063
Phonetic
component
Rime
group
Rime
subdivision
0
Corresponding
MC rime
Old
Chinese
/*ɡoːŋʔ/
Notes

DefinitionsEdit

  1. (chemistry) mercury (Hg)

SynonymsEdit

CompoundsEdit


JapaneseEdit

KanjiEdit

(uncommon “Hyōgai” kanji)

  1. mercury, quicksilver (the metal)

ReadingsEdit

Etymology 1Edit

 
(mizugane): mercury.
Kanji in this term
みずがね
Hyōgaiji
kun'yomi

Compound of (mizu, water) +‎ (kane, metal, silver). The kane changes to gane as an instance of rendaku (連濁).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

‎(hiragana みずがね, romaji mizugane, historical hiragana みづがね)

  1. (chemistry, rare, obsolete) Alternative spelling of 水銀: mercury, quicksilver
Usage notesEdit

The term mizugane, regardless of kanji spelling, is largely obsolete in modern Japanese.

The usage of this kanji is extremely rare, and it is not used in isolation in modern Japanese. Use 水銀 instead for the standalone word for mercury.

Etymology 2Edit

Kanji in this term
こう
Hyōgaiji
on'yomi

From Middle Chinese (/ɦuŋX/, mercury, quicksilver).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

‎(hiragana こう, romaji )

  1. mercury, quicksilver
Usage notesEdit

The reading is used in chemical compounds that include (e.g. corrosive sublimate).

Derived termsEdit

ReferencesEdit


KoreanEdit

HanjaEdit

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

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VietnameseEdit

Han characterEdit

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