Chinese edit

(gem); tinkling of pendants
trad. (琅玕/瑯玕) /
simp. (琅玕)
 
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Pronunciation edit



Rime
Character
Reading # 1/1 1/1
Initial () (37) (28)
Final () (101) (61)
Tone (調) Level (Ø) Level (Ø)
Openness (開合) Open Open
Division () I I
Fanqie
Baxter lang kan
Reconstructions
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
/lɑŋ/ /kɑn/
Pan
Wuyun
/lɑŋ/ /kɑn/
Shao
Rongfen
/lɑŋ/ /kɑn/
Edwin
Pulleyblank
/laŋ/ /kan/
Li
Rong
/lɑŋ/ /kɑn/
Wang
Li
/lɑŋ/ /kɑn/
Bernard
Karlgren
/lɑŋ/ /kɑn/
Expected
Mandarin
Reflex
láng gān
Expected
Cantonese
Reflex
long4 gon1

Noun edit

琅玕

  1. (literary) pearl-like gemstone
  2. (literary, Chinese mythology) a kind of tree bearing pearl-like fruit
  3. (literary, figurative) bamboo of good quality
  4. (literary, figurative) elegant writing; ornate words
  5. (literary, figurative) fine food; delicacies
  6. (literary, figurative) icicle

Adjective edit

琅玕

  1. (literary) disorderly; chaotic