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U+8591, 薑
CJK UNIFIED IDEOGRAPH-8591

[U+8590]
CJK Unified Ideographs
[U+8592]
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TranslingualEdit

Han characterEdit

(radical 140 +13, 19 strokes, cangjie input 廿一田一 (TMWM), four-corner 44106, composition)

ReferencesEdit

  • KangXi: page 1061, character 9
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 32110
  • Dae Jaweon: page 1525, character 7
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 5, page 3300, character 9
  • Unihan data for U+8591

ChineseEdit

trad.
simp.
alt. forms

𦷗
𧅁

Glyph originEdit

Characters in the same phonetic series () (Zhengzhang, 2003) 
Old Chinese
*kaŋ
*kaŋ
*kaŋ
*kaŋ
*kaŋ
橿 *kaŋ
*kaŋ
*kaŋ
*kaŋ
*kaŋ
*kaŋs, *ɡaŋ, *ɡaŋʔ
*kaŋ

Originally as 𧅁 or : Phono-semantic compound (形聲, OC *kaŋ): semantic  + phonetic  (OC *kaŋs, *ɡaŋ, *ɡaŋʔ).

Note that the simplified form (OC *klaŋ) is also a traditional character on its own.

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Sino-Tibetan *kjaŋ (ginger).

PronunciationEdit



Rime
Character
Reading # 1/1
Initial () (28)
Final () (105)
Tone (調) Level (Ø)
Openness (開合) Open
Division () III
Fanqie
Reconstructions
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
/kɨɐŋ/
Pan
Wuyun
/kiɐŋ/
Shao
Rongfen
/kiɑŋ/
Edwin
Pulleyblank
/kɨaŋ/
Li
Rong
/kiaŋ/
Wang
Li
/kĭaŋ/
Bernard
Karlgren
/ki̯aŋ/
Expected
Mandarin
Reflex
jiāng
Baxter-Sagart system 1.1 (2014)
Character
Reading # 1/1
Modern
Beijing
(Pinyin)
jiāng
Middle
Chinese
‹ kjang ›
Old
Chinese
/*[k]aŋ/
English ginger

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. 6260
Phonetic
component
Rime
group
Rime
subdivision
0
Corresponding
MC rime
Old
Chinese
/*kaŋ/

DefinitionsEdit

  1. ginger

CompoundsEdit


JapaneseEdit

KanjiEdit

(uncommon “Hyōgai” kanji)

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ReadingsEdit

CompoundsEdit


KoreanEdit

HanjaEdit

(gang) (hangeul , revised gang, McCune-Reischauer kang, Yale kang)

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