TranslingualEdit

Stroke order
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EtymologyEdit

Pictogram (象形) - a lit oil lamp. The derivative refers to the original word.

Han characterEdit

(radical 106 +4, 9 strokes, cangjie input 竹日一土 (HAMG), four-corner 26104, composition)

ReferencesEdit

  • KangXi: page 786, character 14
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 22701
  • Dae Jaweon: page 1201, character 14
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 4, page 2645, character 1
  • Unihan data for U+7687

ChineseEdit

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simp. and trad.

PronunciationEdit


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

Initial: 匣 (33)
Final: 唐
Division: I

Openness: Closed
Tone: Level (Ø)

Fanqie: 胡光切
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
Bernard
Karlgren
Li
Rong
Pan
Wuyun
Edwin
Pulleyblank
Wang
Li
Shao
Rongfen
/ɦwɑŋ/ /ɣwɑŋ/ /ɣuɑŋ/ /ɦʷɑŋ/ /ɦwaŋ/ /ɣuɑŋ/ /ɣuɑŋ/
Old Chinese pronunciation (, reconstructed)
Baxter-Sagart system 1.1 (2014)
Character Modern Beijing
(Pinyin)
Middle Chinese Old Chinese English
huáng ‹ hwang › /*[ɢ]ʷˤaŋ/ yellow and white spotted
huáng ‹ hwang › /*[ɢ]ʷˤaŋ/ sovereign

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
12696 0 /*ɡʷaːŋ/ 禮王制鄭注冕屬,金文象羽冠,王聲;或雲象日射輝則爲暀晃初文

DefinitionsEdit

  1. royal, imperial, august
  2. emperor, sovereign, ruler, superior
  3. used as a surname

JapaneseEdit

KoreanEdit

HanjaEdit

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

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VietnameseEdit

Han characterEdit

(hoàng, huỳnh)

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