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TranslingualEdit

Stroke order
Stroke order

Han characterEdit

(radical 123 +0, 6 strokes, cangjie input 廿手 (TQ), four-corner 80501)

  1. Kangxi radical #123, ‎(sheep).

Derived charactersEdit

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • KangXi: page 950, character 38
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 28425
  • Dae Jaweon: page 1393, character 8
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 5, page 3125, character 1
  • Unihan data for U+7F8A

ChineseEdit

simp. and trad.

Glyph originEdit

Historical forms of the character
Oracle bone script Bronze inscriptions Large seal script Small seal script

Pictogram (象形) – picture of a sheep head.

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Sino-Tibetan *g-jaŋ.

PronunciationEdit



  • Dialectal data
Variety Location
Mandarin Beijing /iɑŋ³⁵/
Harbin /iaŋ²⁴/
Tianjin /iɑŋ⁴⁵/
Jinan /iaŋ⁴²/
Qingdao /iaŋ⁴²/
Zhengzhou /iaŋ⁴²/
Xi'an /iaŋ²⁴/
Xining /iɔ̃²⁴/
Yinchuan /iɑŋ⁵³/
Lanzhou /iɑ̃⁵³/
Ürümqi /iɑŋ⁵¹/
Wuhan /iaŋ²¹³/
Chengdu /iaŋ³¹/
Guiyang /iaŋ²¹/
Kunming /iã̠¹/
Nanjing /iaŋ²⁴/
Hefei /iɑ̃⁵⁵/
Jin Taiyuan /iɒ̃¹¹/
Pingyao /iɑŋ¹³/
/yə¹³/ ~子
Hohhot /iɑ̃³¹/
Wu Shanghai /ɦiã²³/
Suzhou /ɦiã¹³/
Hangzhou /ɦiɑŋ²¹³/
Wenzhou /ji³¹/
Hui Shexian /ia⁴⁴/
Tunxi /iau⁴⁴/
Xiang Changsha /ian¹³/
Xiangtan /ian¹²/
Gan Nanchang /iɔŋ⁴⁵/
Hakka Meixian /ioŋ¹¹/
Taoyuan /ʒoŋ¹¹/
Cantonese Guangzhou /jœŋ²¹/
Nanning /jœŋ²¹/
Hong Kong /jœŋ²¹/
Min Xiamen (Min Nan) /iɔŋ³⁵/
/iũ³⁵/
Fuzhou (Min Dong) /yoŋ⁵³/
Jian'ou (Min Bei) /iɔŋ³³/
Shantou (Min Nan) /iõ⁵⁵/
Haikou (Min Nan) /iaŋ³¹/
/io³¹/

Rime
Character
Reading # 1/1
Initial () (36)
Final () (105)
Tone (調) Level (Ø)
Openness (開合) Open
Division () III
Fanqie
Reconstructions
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
/jɨɐŋ/
Pan
Wuyun
/jiɐŋ/
Shao
Rongfen
/iɑŋ/
Edwin
Pulleyblank
/jɨaŋ/
Li
Rong
/iaŋ/
Wang
Li
/jĭaŋ/
Bernard
Karlgren
/i̯aŋ/
Expected
Mandarin
Reflex
yáng
Baxter-Sagart system 1.1 (2014)
Character
Reading # 1/1
Modern
Beijing
(Pinyin)
yáng
Middle
Chinese
‹ yang ›
Old
Chinese
/*ɢaŋ/
English sheep

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. 14535
Phonetic
component
Rime
group
Rime
subdivision
0
Corresponding
MC rime
Old
Chinese
/*laŋ/

DefinitionsEdit

  1. caprid, eg. sheep, goat, antelope
  2. A surname​.

CompoundsEdit

DescendantsEdit

Sino-Xenic ():

JapaneseEdit

Kanji in this term
ひつじ
Grade: 3
kun'yomi

KanjiEdit

(grade 3 “Kyōiku” kanji)

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ReadingsEdit

EtymologyEdit

Possibly cognate with ‎(hitsuji, the Goat, eighth sign of the Chinese zodiac)

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

‎(hiragana ひつじ, katakana ヒツジ, romaji hitsuji)

  1. (zoology) sheep

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ 1998, NHK日本語発音アクセント辞典 (NHK Japanese Pronunciation Accent Dictionary) (in Japanese), Tōkyō: NHK, ISBN 978-4-14-011112-3

KoreanEdit

HanjaEdit

‎(yang)
Eumhun:

  • Sound (hangeul): ()
  • Name (hangeul): ()
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VietnameseEdit

Han characterEdit

(dương)

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