ChineseEdit

wilderness; wild wide; exaggerated; boastful
trad. (荒唐)
simp. #(荒唐)

PronunciationEdit



Rime
Character
Reading # 1/2 1/1
Initial () (32) (7)
Final () (102) (101)
Tone (調) Level (Ø) Level (Ø)
Openness (開合) Closed Open
Division () I I
Fanqie
Reconstructions
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
/hwɑŋ/ /dɑŋ/
Pan
Wuyun
/hʷɑŋ/ /dɑŋ/
Shao
Rongfen
/xuɑŋ/ /dɑŋ/
Edwin
Pulleyblank
/hwaŋ/ /daŋ/
Li
Rong
/xuɑŋ/ /dɑŋ/
Wang
Li
/xuɑŋ/ /dɑŋ/
Bernard
Karlgren
/xwɑŋ/ /dʱɑŋ/
Expected
Mandarin
Reflex
huāng táng
Expected
Cantonese
Reflex
fong1 tong4
BaxterSagart system 1.1 (2014)
Character
Reading # 1/1 2/3
Modern
Beijing
(Pinyin)
huāng táng
Middle
Chinese
‹ xwang › ‹ dang ›
Old
Chinese
/*m̥ˁaŋ/ /*[N-]rˁaŋ/
English wasteland; uncultivated land exaggerate; great

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 # 1/2 1/1
No. 12649 3959
Phonetic
component
Rime
group
Rime
subdivision
0 0
Corresponding
MC rime
Old
Chinese
/*hmaːŋ/ /*ɡl'aːŋ/

AdjectiveEdit

荒唐

  1. absurd; ridiculous; preposterous
  2. dissipated; loose; unrestrained; indulgent
  3. (obsolete) fantastical; imaginary; fanciful
  4. (obsolete) vast; boundless

SynonymsEdit

  • (absurd):

Derived termsEdit


JapaneseEdit

Kanji in this term
こう
Grade: S
とう
Grade: S
on’yomi

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

(こう)(とう) (kōtō

  1. absurdity

AdjectiveEdit

(こう)(とう) (kōtō-na (adnominal (こう)(とう) (kōtō na), adverbial (こう)(とう) (kōtō ni))

  1. absurd; ridiculous; nonsensical

InflectionEdit


KoreanEdit

Hanja in this term

NounEdit

荒唐 (hwangdang) (hangeul 황당)

  1. Hanja form? of 황당 (absurdity).

VietnameseEdit

Hán tự in this term

AdjectiveEdit

荒唐

  1. chữ Hán form of hoang đường (ridiculous, sounding made-up, almost certainly delusional or fictitious; bogus, false, nonsensical, preposterous).