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Gonggong's planetary symbol

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Etymology edit

From the Hanyu Pinyin[1] romanization of the Mandarin Chinese pronunciation for 共工 (Gònggōng) (or 龔工龚工 (Gōnggōng)), the name of the mythological figure.

Pronunciation edit

Proper noun edit


  1. (Chinese mythology) A water god or monster who terrorized prehistoric China
  2. (Astronomy) A dwarf planet orbiting in the scattered disk. Its moon is Xiangliu.

Synonyms edit

  • (mythology): Kanghui
  • (celestial body): 🝽 (U+15, 2022)

See also edit

References edit

  1. ^ “Selected Glossary”, in The Cambridge Encyclopedia of China[1], Cambridge University Press, 1982, →ISBN, →LCCN, →OCLC, pages 476, 480: “The glossary includes a selection of names and terms from the text in the Wade-Giles transliteration, followed by Pinyin, []
    Kung-kung (Gonggong) 共工