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TranslingualEdit

Traditional
Shinjitai
Simplified

EtymologyEdit

Historical forms of the character
Small seal script
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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)

  1. spirit, soul
  2. spiritual world

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.

Alternative formsEdit

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/

NounEdit

  1. soul; spirit

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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