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U+7240, 牀

CJK Unified Ideographs

Translingual edit

Han character edit

(Kangxi radical 90, +4, 8 strokes, cangjie input 女一木 (VMD), four-corner 24290, composition )

Derived characters edit

Related characters edit

  • (Modern form in Chinese and Japanese)

Further reading edit

Chinese Wikisource has digitized text of the Kangxi Dictionary entry for :


  • Kangxi Dictionary: page 691, character 15
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 19763
  • Dae Jaweon: page 1104, character 11
  • Hanyu Da Zidian (first edition): volume 4, page 2374, character 4
  • Unihan data for U+7240

Chinese edit

Glyph origin edit

Historical forms of the character
Shang Warring States Shuowen Jiezi (compiled in Han)
Bronze inscriptions Oracle bone script Bronze inscriptions Chu slip and silk script Qin slip script Small seal script

Ideogrammic compound (會意会意) and phono-semantic compound (形聲形声, OC *zraŋ) : phonetic (OC *braːn, *zaŋ, bed) + semantic (wood).

Definitions edit

For pronunciation and definitions of – see (“bed; couch; framework; chassis; etc.”).
(This character is a variant traditional form of ).

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Japanese edit

Kanji edit

(uncommon “Hyōgai” kanji)

Readings edit

Compounds edit

Definitions edit

For pronunciation and definitions of – see the following entry.
[noun] sickbed
[counter] beds
(This term, , is an alternative spelling of the above term.)

Korean edit

Alternative forms edit

Etymology edit

From Middle Chinese (MC dzrjang). Recorded as Middle Korean 사ᇰ (sang) (Yale: sang) in Hunmong Jahoe (訓蒙字會 / 훈몽자회), 1527.

Hanja edit

Korean Wikisource has texts containing the hanja:


(eumhun 평상 (pyeongsang sang))

  1. Hanja form? of (bed).

Compounds edit

References edit

  • 국제퇴계학회 대구경북지부 (國際退溪學會 大邱慶北支部) (2007). Digital Hanja Dictionary, 전자사전/電子字典. [1]

Vietnamese edit

Han character edit

: Hán Việt readings: sàng (()(trang)(thiết))[1][2][3][4][5], giường[4], giầng[4]
: Nôm readings: giường[1][2][3][4][5], sàng[2][4][5][6], giàng[2], giầng[5]

  1. chữ Hán form of sàng (winnowing basket).
  2. Nôm form of giường (bed).

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