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TranslingualEdit

EtymologyEdit

Phono-semantic compound (形聲): semantic  ‎(bamboo) + phonetic  – a bamboo box.

Han characterEdit

(radical 118 +9, 15 strokes, cangjie input 竹木月山 (HDBU), four-corner 88963, composition)

ReferencesEdit

  • KangXi: page 890, character 16
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 26209
  • Dae Jaweon: page 1318, character 2
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 5, page 2989, character 7
  • Unihan data for U+7BB1

ChineseEdit

simp. and trad.

PronunciationEdit


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

Initial: (16)
Final:
Division: III

Openness: Open
Tone: Level (Ø)

Fanqie:
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
Bernard
Karlgren
Li
Rong
Pan
Wuyun
Edwin
Pulleyblank
Wang
Li
Shao
Rongfen
/sɨɐŋ/ /si̯aŋ/ /siaŋ/ /siɐŋ/ /sɨaŋ/ /sĭaŋ/ /siɑŋ/
Old Chinese pronunciation (, reconstructed)
Baxter-Sagart system 1.1 (2014)
Character Modern Beijing
(Pinyin)
Middle Chinese Old Chinese English
xiāng ‹ sjang › /*C.[s]aŋ/ box (of a carriage)

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
13583 0 /*slaŋ/

DefinitionsEdit

  1. box, chest, trunk

JapaneseEdit

KanjiEdit

(grade 3 “Kyōiku” kanji)

  1. box

ReadingsEdit

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Kanji in this term
はこ
Grade: 3
kun'yomi

PronunciationEdit

Alternative formsEdit

NounEdit

‎(hiragana はこ, romaji hako)

  1. box

Derived termsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ 2006, 大辞林 (Daijirin), Third Edition (in Japanese), Tōkyō: Sanseidō, ISBN 4-385-13905-9

KoreanEdit

HanjaEdit

‎(sang) (hangeul , McCune-Reischauer sang, Yale sang)

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VietnameseEdit

Han characterEdit

(tương, rương, sương)

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