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


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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