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U+826F, 良
CJK UNIFIED IDEOGRAPH-826F

[U+826E]
CJK Unified Ideographs
[U+8270]
U+F97C, 良
CJK COMPATIBILITY IDEOGRAPH-F97C

[U+F97B]
CJK Compatibility Ideographs
[U+F97D]

Contents

TranslingualEdit

Han characterEdit

(radical 138 +1, 7 strokes, cangjie input 戈日女 (IAV), four-corner 30732, composition)

  1. good, virtuous, respectable

Derived charactersEdit

DescendantsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • KangXi: page 1013, character 23
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 30597
  • Dae Jaweon: page 1472, character 16
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 5, page 3170, character 2
  • Unihan data for U+826F

ChineseEdit

simp. and trad.

EtymologyEdit

Possibly from Proto-Sino-Tibetan *l(j)a(k/ŋ) (good, beautiful).

Glyph originEdit

Historical forms of the character
Oracle bone script Bronze inscriptions Bamboo and silk script Large seal script Small seal script
         
Characters in the same phonetic series () (Zhengzhang, 2003) 
Old Chinese
*raːl, *raːlʔ
*raːŋ
*raːŋ
*raːŋ
*raːŋ
*raːŋ
*raːŋ, *raːŋs
*raːŋ, *raŋ
*raːŋ
*raːŋ
*raːŋ
*raːŋ, *raŋ, *raŋs
*raːŋ, *raːŋs
*raːŋ
*raːŋ
*raːŋ
*raːŋ
*raːŋ, *raːŋs
*raːŋ, *raŋs
*raːŋ
*raːŋ
*raːŋ, *raːŋʔ
*raːŋ
*raːŋ
*raːŋʔ
*raːŋʔ
*raːŋʔ
*raːŋʔ
*raːŋʔ
*raːŋs
*raːŋs
*naŋ
*raŋ
*raŋ
*raŋs

Pronunciation 1Edit


Note:
  • liông/liâng - literary;
  • niû - vernacular.

Rime
Character
Reading # 1/1
Initial () (37)
Final () (105)
Tone (調) Level (Ø)
Openness (開合) Open
Division () III
Fanqie
Reconstructions
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
/lɨɐŋ/
Pan
Wuyun
/liɐŋ/
Shao
Rongfen
/liɑŋ/
Edwin
Pulleyblank
/lɨaŋ/
Li
Rong
/liaŋ/
Wang
Li
/lĭaŋ/
Bernard
Karlgren
/li̯aŋ/
Expected
Mandarin
Reflex
liáng
Baxter-Sagart system 1.1 (2014)
Character
Reading # 1/1
Modern
Beijing
(Pinyin)
liáng
Middle
Chinese
‹ ljang ›
Old
Chinese
/*[r]aŋ/
English good

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. 8046
Phonetic
component
Rime
group
Rime
subdivision
0
Corresponding
MC rime
Old
Chinese
/*raŋ/
Notes

DefinitionsEdit

  1. good

Derived termsEdit

Pronunciation 2Edit


DefinitionsEdit

  1. Only used in 方良, alternative form of 魍魎魍魉 (wǎngliǎng).

ReferencesEdit


JapaneseEdit

KanjiEdit

(grade 4 “Kyōiku” kanji)

  1. good

ReadingsEdit

CompoundsEdit

NounEdit

(hiragana りょう, rōmaji ryō, historical hiragana りやう)

  1. (school mark) good, B
    数学 (すうがく)成績 (せいせき) (りょう)だった
    sūgaku no seiseki wa ryō datta
    I got a B in math

Proper nounEdit

(hiragana りょう, rōmaji Ryō, historical hiragana りやう)

  1. A male given name

KoreanEdit

HanjaEdit

(ryang>yang)

  • Eumhun:
    • Sound (hangeul): > (revised: ryang>yang, McCune-Reischauer: ryang>yang, Yale: lyang>yang)
    • Name (hangeul): 어질 (revised: eojil, McCune-Reischauer: ŏjil)
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VietnameseEdit

Han characterEdit

(lương)

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