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TranslingualEdit

Stroke order
Japanese stroke order

Han characterEdit

(radical 117 +7, 12 strokes, cangjie input 卜廿田土 (YTWG), four-corner 00104, composition)

ReferencesEdit

  • KangXi: page 871, character 20
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 25775
  • Dae Jaweon: page 1302, character 12
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 4, page 2711, character 9
  • Unihan data for U+7AE5

ChineseEdit

simp. and trad.

Glyph originEdit

Ideogrammic compound (會意) : A needle (abbreviated to ) going through a slave's eye. In ancient China, slaves were blinded. Compare .

Original meaning was “boy servant”.

PronunciationEdit



Rime
Character
Reading # 1/1
Initial () (7)
Final () (1)
Tone (調) Level (Ø)
Openness (開合) Open
Division () I
Fanqie
Reconstructions
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
/duŋ/
Pan
Wuyun
/duŋ/
Shao
Rongfen
/duŋ/
Edwin
Pulleyblank
/dəwŋ/
Li
Rong
/duŋ/
Wang
Li
/duŋ/
Bernard
Karlgren
/dʱuŋ/
Expected
Mandarin
Reflex
tóng
Baxter-Sagart system 1.1 (2014)
Character
Reading # 1/1
Modern
Beijing
(Pinyin)
tóng
Middle
Chinese
‹ duwng ›
Old
Chinese
/*[d]ˤoŋ/
English boy

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
Reading # 1/1
No. 17439
Phonetic
component
Rime
group
Rime
subdivision
0
Corresponding
MC rime
Old
Chinese
/*doːŋ/
Notes

DefinitionsEdit

  1. child
    /   ―  értóng  ―  child
      ―  tóng  ―  boy
      ―  tóngnián  ―  childhood
  2. young servant; servant boy
    /   ―  méntóng  ―  doorman
    /   ―  shūtóng  ―  page boy
      ―  qiútóng  ―  caddie
  3. virgin
  4. bare; exposed
  5. A surname​.

CompoundsEdit


JapaneseEdit

KanjiEdit

(grade 3 “Kyōiku” kanji)

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ReadingsEdit


KoreanEdit

HanjaEdit

‎(dong) (hangeul , revised dong, McCune-Reischauer tong, Yale tong)

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VietnameseEdit

Han characterEdit

(đồng)

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