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U+8347, 荇
CJK UNIFIED IDEOGRAPH-8347

[U+8346]
CJK Unified Ideographs
[U+8348]

TranslingualEdit

Han characterEdit

(radical 140, +6, 12 strokes, cangjie input 廿竹人弓 (THON), four-corner 44221, composition)

  1. banana-plant

ReferencesEdit

  • KangXi: page 1030, character 14
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 30942
  • Dae Jaweon: page 1489, character 11
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 5, page 3206, character 10
  • Unihan data for U+8347

ChineseEdit

simp. and trad.
variant forms

Glyph originEdit

Characters in the same phonetic series () (Zhengzhang, 2003) 
Old Chinese
*ɡaːŋ, *ɡraːŋ
*ɡaːŋ, *ɡraːŋ
*ɡaːŋ, *ɡaːŋs, *ɡraːŋ, *ɡraːŋs
*ɡaːŋ, *ɡraːŋ, *ɡraːŋs
*ɡraːŋ
*ɡraːŋ
*ɡraːŋ
*ɡraːŋ
*ɡraːŋʔ
*ɡraːŋs

Phono-semantic compound (形聲, OC *ɡraːŋʔ): semantic  (grass) + phonetic  (OC *ɡaːŋ, *ɡaːŋs, *ɡraːŋ, *ɡraːŋs).

PronunciationEdit


DefinitionsEdit

  1. Used in 荇菜 (xìngcài).

CompoundsEdit


JapaneseEdit

KanjiEdit

(uncommon “Hyōgai” kanji)

  1. yellow floating heart (nymphoides peltalum)

ReadingsEdit


KoreanEdit

HanjaEdit

(haeng) (hangeul , revised haeng, McCune–Reischauer haeng, Yale hayng)

  1. Nymphoides peltata
  2. water chestnut