U+9748, 靈
CJK UNIFIED IDEOGRAPH-9748

[U+9747]
CJK Unified Ideographs
[U+9749]
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Contents

TranslingualEdit

Traditional
Shinjitai
Simplified

Han characterEdit

(radical 173 +16, 24 strokes, cangjie input 一月口口人 (MBRRO) or 一月口口一 (MBRRM), four-corner 10108, composition)

ReferencesEdit

  • KangXi: page 1380, character 24
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 42532
  • Dae Jaweon: page 1889, character 34
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 6, page 4082, character 12
  • Unihan data for U+9748

ChineseEdit

trad.
simp.
alt. forms

Glyph originEdit

Historical forms of the character
Small seal script
 
Characters in the same phonetic series () (Zhengzhang, 2003) 
Old Chinese
*reːŋ
*reːŋ
*reːŋ
*reːŋ
*reːŋ
*reːŋ
*reːŋ
*reːŋ
*reːŋ
*reːŋ
*reːŋ
*reːŋ

Found as 𩆜 in Shuowen: Phono-semantic compound (形聲, OC *reːŋ): phonetic (OC *reːŋ) + semantic (jade).

The semantic component (“jade”) may be replaced with (“witch”), as in the current form, or with (“heart”) or (“memorial tablet”) in the ancient bronze inscription forms.

PronunciationEdit



Rime
Character
Reading # 1/1
Initial () (37)
Final () (125)
Tone (調) Level (Ø)
Openness (開合) Open
Division () IV
Fanqie
Reconstructions
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
/leŋ/
Pan
Wuyun
/leŋ/
Shao
Rongfen
/lɛŋ/
Edwin
Pulleyblank
/lɛjŋ/
Li
Rong
/leŋ/
Wang
Li
/lieŋ/
Bernard
Karlgren
/lieŋ/
Expected
Mandarin
Reflex
líng
Baxter-Sagart system 1.1 (2014)
Character
Reading # 1/1
Modern
Beijing
(Pinyin)
líng
Middle
Chinese
‹ leng ›
Old
Chinese
/*[r]ˤeŋ/
English supernatural

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. 8259
Phonetic
component
Rime
group
Rime
subdivision
0
Corresponding
MC rime
Old
Chinese
/*reːŋ/

DefinitionsEdit

  1. god; deity
  2. soul; spirit
  3. coffin
  4. effective; efficacious
  5. keen; quick
  6. nimble

CompoundsEdit


JapaneseEdit

KanjiEdit

(uncommon “Hyōgai” kanjikyūjitai kanji, shinjitai form )

  1. spirit, soul

ReadingsEdit


KoreanEdit

HanjaEdit

‎(ryeong, yeong) (hangeul , , revised ryeong, yeong, McCune-Reischauer ryŏng, yŏng, Yale lyeung, yeung)

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VietnameseEdit

Han characterEdit

(linh, lanh, lẻng, leng, lênh, liêng, lình)

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