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U+96D9, 雙
CJK UNIFIED IDEOGRAPH-96D9

[U+96D8]
CJK Unified Ideographs
[U+96DA]

TranslingualEdit

Japanese
Simplified
Traditional

Han characterEdit

(radical 172, +10, 18 strokes, cangjie input 人土水 (OGE), four-corner 20407, composition)

Derived charactersEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • KangXi: page 1368, character 34
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 42116
  • Dae Jaweon: page 1873, character 20
  • Hanyu Da Zidian (first edition): volume 6, page 4104, character 10
  • Unihan data for U+96D9

ChineseEdit

trad.
simp.
alternative forms
 
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Glyph originEdit

Historical forms of the character
Shuowen Jiezi (compiled in Han)
Small seal script
 

Ideogrammic compound (會意): (two birds) + (hand) – Represents two birds () in someone's right hand ().

EtymologyEdit

Several etymologies have been posited:

PronunciationEdit


Note: shuàng - variant used in words meaning “twin” (e.g. 雙棒兒, 雙生兒).
Note: sung1 - variant only for “a pair (of chopsticks)”.
Note:
  • siang/sang - vernacular;
  • song - literary.
  • Wu
  • Xiang

    • Dialectal data
    Variety Location
    Mandarin Beijing /ʂuɑŋ⁵⁵/
    Harbin /ʂuaŋ⁴⁴/ ~手
    /ʂuaŋ⁵³/ 一對~兒
    Tianjin /suɑŋ²¹/
    Jinan /ʂuaŋ²¹³/
    Qingdao /ʂuaŋ²¹³/
    Zhengzhou /ʂuaŋ²⁴/
    Xi'an /faŋ²¹/
    Xining /fɔ̃⁴⁴/
    Yinchuan /ʂuɑŋ⁴⁴/
    Lanzhou /fɑ̃³¹/
    Ürümqi /ʂuɑŋ⁴⁴/
    /fɑŋ⁴⁴/
    Wuhan /suaŋ⁵⁵/
    Chengdu /suaŋ⁵⁵/
    Guiyang /suaŋ⁵⁵/
    Kunming /ʂuã̠⁴⁴/
    Nanjing /ʂuaŋ³¹/
    Hefei /ʂuɑ̃²¹/
    Jin Taiyuan /suɒ̃¹¹/ 成~成對
    /t͡sʰuɒ̃⁴⁵/ ~生生
    Pingyao /suɑŋ¹³/
    /t͡sʰuə³⁵/ ~生生
    Hohhot /suɑ̃³¹/
    Wu Shanghai /sɑ̃⁵³/
    Suzhou /sɑ̃⁵⁵/
    Hangzhou /sz̩ʷɑŋ³³/
    Wenzhou /ɕyɔ³³/
    Hui Shexian /so³¹/
    Tunxi /sau¹¹/
    Xiang Changsha /ɕyan³³/
    Xiangtan /sɔn³³/
    Gan Nanchang /sɔŋ⁴²/
    Hakka Meixian /suŋ⁴⁴/
    Taoyuan /suŋ²⁴/
    Cantonese Guangzhou /sœŋ⁵³/
    Nanning /sœŋ⁵⁵/
    Hong Kong /sœŋ⁵⁵/
    Min Xiamen (Min Nan) /sɔŋ⁵⁵/
    /siaŋ⁵⁵/
    Fuzhou (Min Dong) /souŋ⁴⁴/
    Jian'ou (Min Bei) /sɔŋ⁵⁴/
    Shantou (Min Nan) /saŋ³³/
    Haikou (Min Nan) /tiaŋ²³/

    Rime
    Character
    Reading # 1/1
    Initial () (21)
    Final () (9)
    Tone (調) Level (Ø)
    Openness (開合) Open
    Division () II
    Fanqie
    Reconstructions
    Zhengzhang
    Shangfang
    /ʃˠʌŋ/
    Pan
    Wuyun
    /ʃᵚɔŋ/
    Shao
    Rongfen
    /ʃɔŋ/
    Edwin
    Pulleyblank
    /ʂaɨwŋ/
    Li
    Rong
    /ʃɔŋ/
    Wang
    Li
    /ʃɔŋ/
    Bernard
    Karlgren
    /ʂɔŋ/
    Expected
    Mandarin
    Reflex
    shuāng
    Expected
    Cantonese
    Reflex
    soeng1
    BaxterSagart system 1.1 (2014)
    Character
    Reading # 1/1
    Modern
    Beijing
    (Pinyin)
    shuāng
    Middle
    Chinese
    ‹ sræwng ›
    Old
    Chinese
    /*[s]roŋ/
    English a pair

    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. 11932
    Phonetic
    component
    Rime
    group
    Rime
    subdivision
    0
    Corresponding
    MC rime
    Old
    Chinese
    /*sroːŋ/

    DefinitionsEdit

    1. two; double; twin
      Antonym: (dān)
      /   ―  shuāngshǒu  ―  both hands
      /   ―  shuāngmiàn  ―  double-sided, two-faced
      /   ―  shuāngxiàng  ―  bidirectional; two-way
    2. (of an integer) even (divisible by two)
    3. double; two-fold; twice
    4. (dialectal) twins
    5. Classifier for a pair of objects.all nouns using this classifier
      Antonym: (zhī)
      /   ―  shuāng xié  ―  a pair of shoes
      筷子 / 筷子 [Cantonese]  ―  jat1 soeng1 (or sung1) faai3 zi2 [Jyutping]  ―  a pair of chopsticks
    6. A rare surname​. Shuang

    SynonymsEdit

    CompoundsEdit

    DescendantsEdit

    Sino-Xenic ():
    • Japanese: (そう) ()
    • Korean: (, ssang)
    • Vietnamese: song ()

    Others:


    JapaneseEdit

    Shinjitai

    Kyūjitai

    KanjiEdit

    (uncommon “Hyōgai” kanjikyūjitai kanji, shinjitai form )

    1. pair; set

    ReadingsEdit

    • On (unclassified): そう (sō)
    • Kun: ふた (futa), ふたつ (futatsu), ならぶ (narabu)

    KoreanEdit

    EtymologyEdit

    From Middle Chinese (MC ʃˠʌŋ). Has unusual tensing, the only other such readings being (ssi) and (kkik).

    HanjaEdit

    (eumhun (ssang ssang))

    1. Hanja form? of (pair).

    VietnameseEdit

    Han characterEdit

    : Hán Nôm readings: song, rông, suông

    1. This term needs a translation to English. Please help out and add a translation, then remove the text {{rfdef}}.

    ZhuangEdit

    NumeralEdit

    1. Sawndip form of song