See also:

TranslingualEdit

EtymologyEdit

Phono-semantic compound (形聲): semantic  (metal) + phonetic 

Han characterEdit

(radical 167 +8, 16 strokes, cangjie input 金月廿山 (CBTU), four-corner 87120, composition)

  1. steel
  2. hard, strong, tough

ReferencesEdit

  • KangXi: page 1309, character 1
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 40509
  • Dae Jaweon: page 1810, character 25
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 6, page 4220, character 5
  • Unihan data for U+92FC

CantoneseEdit

HanziEdit

(simplified , Jyutping gong1, gong3, Yale gong1, gong3)


JapaneseEdit

KanjiEdit

(grade 6 “Kyōiku” kanji)

  1. steel

ReadingsEdit

NounEdit

(hiragana はがね, romaji hagane)

  1. steel
     (はがね)のように (かた)い。
    Hagane no yō ni katai.
    Hard as steel.

SynonymsEdit


KoreanEdit

HanjaEdit

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


MandarinEdit

HanziEdit

(simplified , Pinyin gāng (gang1), gàng (gang4), Wade-Giles kang1, kang4)

NounEdit

(traditional, Pinyin gāng, simplified )

  1. steel

(traditional, Pinyin gàng, simplified )

  1. to sharpen, to whet

CompoundsEdit


Min NanEdit

HanziEdit

(TLPA kong (kong1), kǹg (kng3))

ReferencesEdit


VietnameseEdit

Han characterEdit

(cương, gang, cang)

Last modified on 10 April 2014, at 04:38