TranslingualEdit

EtymologyEdit

Historical forms of the character
Oracle bone script Bronze inscriptions Large seal script Small seal script
霝-oracle.svg 霝-bronze.svg 霝-bigseal.svg 霝-seal.svg

Related to rain () - rain with both small drops and big drops

Han characterEdit

(radical 173 +9, 17 strokes, cangjie input 一月口口口 (MBRRR), four-corner 10662, composition𠱠)

  1. drops of rain
  2. to fall in drops

ReferencesEdit

  • KangXi: page 1376, character 30
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 42364
  • Dae Jaweon: page 1885, character 25
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 6, page 4070, character 11
  • Unihan data for U+971D

ChineseEdit

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simp. and trad.

PronunciationEdit

Middle Chinese pronunciation (, reconstructed)
Character (霝), Pronunciation 1/1

Initial: 來 (37)
Final: 青
Division: IV

Openness: Open
Tone: Level (Ø)

Fanqie: 郎丁切
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
Bernard
Karlgren
Li
Rong
Pan
Wuyun
Edwin
Pulleyblank
Wang
Li
Shao
Rongfen
/leŋ/ /lieŋ/ /leŋ/ /leŋ/ /lɛjŋ/ /lieŋ/ /lɛŋ/
Old Chinese pronunciation (, reconstructed)
Zhengzhang system (2003)
Character No. Phonetic
component
Rime
group
Rime
subdivision
Corresponding
MC rime
Old Chinese Notes
8262 0 /*reːŋ/

ReferencesEdit


JapaneseEdit

KanjiEdit

(uncommon “Hyōgai” kanji)

  1. drops of rain
  2. to fall in drops

ReadingsEdit


KoreanEdit

HanjaEdit

‎(ryeong, yeong) (hangeul , , revised ryeong, yeong, McCune-Reischauer ryŏng, yŏng, Yale lyeng, yeng)

  1. drops of rain
  2. to fall, drop
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