U+84B8, 蒸
CJK UNIFIED IDEOGRAPH-84B8

[U+84B7]
CJK Unified Ideographs
[U+84B9]

Translingual

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Han character

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(Kangxi radical 140, +10, 13 strokes, cangjie input 廿弓水火 (TNEF), four-corner 44331, composition )

Derived characters

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References

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  • Kangxi Dictionary: page 1050, character 7
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 31618
  • Dae Jaweon: page 1511, character 14
  • Hanyu Da Zidian (first edition): volume 5, page 3273, character 4
  • Unihan data for U+84B8

Chinese

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trad.
simp. #
2nd round simp.
alternative forms
 
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Glyph origin

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Phono-semantic compound (形聲形声, OC *kljɯŋ) : semantic (grass) + phonetic (OC *kljɯŋ, *kljɯŋs).

Pronunciation

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Rime
Character
Reading # 1/1
Initial () (23)
Final () (133)
Tone (調) Level (Ø)
Openness (開合) Open
Division () III
Fanqie
Baxter tsying
Reconstructions
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
/t͡ɕɨŋ/
Pan
Wuyun
/t͡ɕɨŋ/
Shao
Rongfen
/t͡ɕieŋ/
Edwin
Pulleyblank
/ciŋ/
Li
Rong
/t͡ɕiəŋ/
Wang
Li
/t͡ɕĭəŋ/
Bernard
Karlgren
/t͡ɕi̯əŋ/
Expected
Mandarin
Reflex
zhēng
Expected
Cantonese
Reflex
zing1
BaxterSagart system 1.1 (2014)
Character
Reading # 1/1
Modern
Beijing
(Pinyin)
zhēng
Middle
Chinese
‹ tsying ›
Old
Chinese
/*təŋ/
English twigs as firewood

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. 1406
Phonetic
component
Rime
group
Rime
subdivision
0
Corresponding
MC rime
Old
Chinese
/*kljɯŋ/

Definitions

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  1. (literally) to evaporate (transition from a liquid state into a gaseous state)
  2. (cooking) to steam
      ―  zhēngjiǎo  ―  steamed dumplings
  3. (historical) torch made of hemp stalks or bamboo and wood
      ―  zhēngzhú  ―  ancient torch made of hemp stalks or bamboo
  4. (literary) small pieces of firewood
  5. Used in 蒸蒸.
  6. Alternative form of (zhēng)

Synonyms

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See also

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Compounds

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Japanese

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Kanji

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(grade 6 “Kyōiku” kanji)

  1. steam; vapor
  2. steamy; sultry
  3. numerous; various, varied

Readings

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Korean

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Hanja

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(eumhun (jjil jeung))

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Compounds

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Vietnamese

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Han character

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: Hán Nôm readings: chưng, chừng

  1. (cooking) steam
  2. (liquids) to evaporate

Compounds

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