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TranslingualEdit

Han characterEdit

(radical 142 +10, 16 strokes, cangjie input 火火月中戈 (FFBLI), four-corner 99136)

ReferencesEdit

  • KangXi: page 1093, character 45
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 33434
  • Dae Jaweon: page 1558, character 32
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 4, page 2881, character 6
  • Unihan data for U+87A2

ChineseEdit

trad.
simp.

PronunciationEdit

Dialectal pronunciations ()
Variety Location
Mandarin Beijing /iŋ³⁵/
Harbin /iŋ²⁴/
Tianjin /iŋ⁴⁵/
Jinan /iŋ⁴²/
Qingdao /iŋ⁴²/
Zhengzhou /iŋ⁴²/
Xi'an /iŋ²⁴/
Xining /iə̃²⁴/
Yinchuan /iŋ⁵³/
Lanzhou /ĩn⁵³/
Ürümqi /iŋ⁵¹/
Wuhan /in²¹³/
Chengdu /yn³¹/
Guiyang /in²¹/
Kunming /ĩ³¹/
Nanjing /in²⁴/
Hefei /in⁵⁵/
Jin Taiyuan /iəŋ¹¹/
Pingyao /yŋ¹³/
Hohhot /ĩŋ³¹/
Wu Shanghai /ɦioŋ¹³/
/ɦiŋ¹³/
Suzhou /ɦin¹³/
Hangzhou /ɦin²¹³/
Wenzhou /joŋ³¹/
Hui Shexian /yʌ̃⁴⁴/
Tunxi /iɛ⁴⁴/
Xiang Changsha /yn¹³/
/ian¹³/
Xiangtan /yn¹²/
Gan Nanchang /yn⁴⁵/
Hakka Meixian /in¹¹/
Taoyuan /ub¹¹/
Cantonese Guangzhou /jeŋ²¹/
Nanning /jeŋ²¹/
Hong Kong /jiŋ²¹/
Min Xiamen (Min Nan) /iŋ³⁵/
Fuzhou (Min Dong) /iaŋ⁵³/
Jian'ou (Min Bei) /iaŋ⁴⁴/
Shantou (Min Nan) /ioŋ⁵⁵/
Haikou (Min Nan) /zɔŋ³¹/
Middle Chinese pronunciation (, reconstructed)
Character (), Pronunciation 1/1

Initial: (33)
Final:
Division: IV

Openness: Closed
Tone: Level (Ø)

Fanqie:
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
Bernard
Karlgren
Li
Rong
Pan
Wuyun
Edwin
Pulleyblank
Wang
Li
Shao
Rongfen
/ɦweŋ/ /ɣiweŋ/ /ɣueŋ/ /ɦʷeŋ/ /ɦwɛjŋ/ /ɣiweŋ/ /ɣuɛŋ/
Old Chinese pronunciation (, reconstructed)
Baxter-Sagart system 1.1 (2014)
Character Modern Beijing
(Pinyin)
Middle Chinese Old Chinese English
yíng ‹ hweng › /*m-qʷˤeŋ/ glow-worm

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 No. Phonetic
component
Rime
group
Rime
subdivision
Corresponding
MC rime
Old Chinese Notes
15387 0 /*ɡʷeːŋ/

DefinitionsEdit

  1. firefly

Derived termsEdit


JapaneseEdit

KanjiEdit

(uncommon “Hyōgai” kanji)

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ReadingsEdit

NounEdit

Kanji in this term
ほたる
Hyōgaiji
kun'yomi

‎(hiragana ほたる, katakana ホタル, romaji hotaru)

  1. Alternative spelling of

KoreanEdit

HanjaEdit

‎(hyeong) (hangeul , revised hyeong, McCune-Reischauer hyŏng, Yale hyeng)

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VietnameseEdit

Han characterEdit

(huỳnh)

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