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U+846C, 葬
CJK UNIFIED IDEOGRAPH-846C

[U+846B]
CJK Unified Ideographs
[U+846D]

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TranslingualEdit

Glyph originEdit

Historical forms of the character
Shang Western Zhou Warring States Shuowen Jiezi (compiled in Han) Liushutong (compiled in Ming)
Oracle bone script Bronze inscriptions Bronze inscriptions Small seal script Transcribed ancient scripts
         
Characters in the same phonetic series () (Zhengzhang, 2003) 
Old Chinese
*ʔsaːŋʔ
*ʔsaːŋs

Ideogrammic compound (會意):  (grass) +  (dead person) – bury the dead 死 in the grass 茻. Top is now grass radical (), while bottom is simplified to , hence graphically  +  + .

Han characterEdit

(radical 140, +9, 12 strokes, cangjie input 廿一心廿 (TMPT), four-corner 44441, composition)

Derived charactersEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • KangXi: page 1046, character 5
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 31448
  • Dae Jaweon: page 1507, character 9
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 5, page 3246, character 2
  • Unihan data for U+846C

ChineseEdit

simp. and trad.
variant forms

PronunciationEdit



Rime
Character
Reading # 1/1
Initial () (13)
Final () (101)
Tone (調) Departing (H)
Openness (開合) Open
Division () I
Fanqie
Reconstructions
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
/t͡sɑŋH/
Pan
Wuyun
/t͡sɑŋH/
Shao
Rongfen
/t͡sɑŋH/
Edwin
Pulleyblank
/t͡saŋH/
Li
Rong
/t͡sɑŋH/
Wang
Li
/t͡sɑŋH/
Bernard
Karlgren
/t͡sɑŋH/
Expected
Mandarin
Reflex
zàng
BaxterSagart system 1.1 (2014)
Character
Reading # 1/1
Modern
Beijing
(Pinyin)
zàng
Middle
Chinese
‹ tsangH ›
Old
Chinese
/*[ts]ˁaŋ-s/
English bury

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. 16545
Phonetic
component
Rime
group
Rime
subdivision
0
Corresponding
MC rime
Old
Chinese
/*ʔsaːŋs/

DefinitionsEdit

  1. burial
      ―  huǒzàng  ―  cremation (lit. fire burial)
  2. to bury; to inter
      ―  máizàng  ―  to bury
    /   ―  Zàng Huā Cí  ―  Poem of Burying Flowers (a poem in Dream of the Red Chamber)

CompoundsEdit


JapaneseEdit

KanjiEdit

(common “Jōyō” kanji)

  1. funeral, bury

ReadingsEdit

CompoundsEdit


Kanji in this term
そう
Grade: S
on’yomi

EtymologyEdit

From Middle Chinese (tsangH, burial).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

(hiragana そう, rōmaji , historical hiragana さう)

  1. burial

ReferencesEdit

  • Jack Halpern's New Japanese-English Character Dictionary

KoreanEdit

HanjaEdit

(eum (jang))

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VietnameseEdit

Han characterEdit

: Hán Nôm readings: táng

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