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Proto-Sino-Tibetan: *răŋ
Meaning: high, long
Chinese: *draŋ long, tall.
Burmese: mraŋʔ be high (OB mlaŋ), LB *mruŋʔ.
Lepcha: króŋ high, tall; long-legged
Comments: Nung mraŋ high, long; Kanauri raŋ. Ben. 43. Cf. Austric: PAA *ro:ŋ 'big, wide (also long, tall)', PAN *beraŋ 'width, extent'.
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Character:
Modern (Beijing) reading: cháng zhǎng
Preclassic Old Chinese: draŋ traŋʔ
Classic Old Chinese: draŋ
Western Han Chinese: ḍaŋ
Eastern Han Chinese: ḍaŋ
Early Postclassic Chinese: ḍaŋ
Middle Postclassic Chinese: ḍaŋ
Late Postclassic Chinese: ḍaŋ
Middle Chinese: ḍaŋ ṭáŋ
English meaning : be long, tall, long-lasting
Russian meaning[s]: 1) длинный; длина; далекий; тянуться; 2) долгий, длительный; постоянный; вечный; надолго; навечно; 3) достоинство, плюс, преимущество; хорошая сторона, сильное место; быть сильным (в чем-л.); 4) сокр. г. Чанчунь; 5) Чан (фамилия); [zhǎng] 1) старший (по возрасту); взрослый; быть старше; 2) глава, начальник; командир; 3) расти, возрасти; развиваться, увеличиваться; 4) растить, выращивать, выводить; 5) уродиться, вырасти (каким-л.); [zhàng] 1) излишек, остаток; 2) множество
Comments: For *d- cf. Xiamen tŋ2, Chaozhou tɨŋ2, Fuzhou toŋ2. Also read zhǎng, MC ṭáŋ, OC *traŋʔ, Viet. tru'o`'ng 'to grow up; grown up; elder, senior; to preside'.
Sino-Tibetan etymology: Sino-Tibetan etymology
Dialectal data: Dialectal data
Radical: 168
Four-angle index: 5656
Karlgren code: 0721 a-e
Vietnamese reading: tru'ò'ng
Jianchuan Bai: cõ7
Dali Bai: co7
Bijiang Bai: ṭõ7
Shijing occurrences: 46.2_
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Number: 667
Chinese etymology: Chinese etymology
Character:
MC description : A: 宕開三上養知; B: 宕開三平陽澄
ZIHUI: A: 7022 2271; B: 7022 2281
Beijing: A: c̣aŋ 2; B: c̣haŋ 12
Jinan: A: c̣aŋ 2; B: c̣haŋ 12
Xi'an: A: c̣aŋ 2; B: c̣haŋ 12
Taiyuan: A: ca_̃ 2; B: cha_̃ 1
Hankou: A: caŋ 2; B: chaŋ 12
Chengdu: A: caŋ 2; B: chaŋ 12
Yangzhou: A: câŋ 2; B: châŋ 12
Suzhou: A: caŋ 2; B: zaŋ 12
Wenzhou: A: ći 21; B: ʒ́i 12
Changsha: A: c̣an 2; B: c̣an 12
Shuangfeng: A: taŋ 2; B: daŋ 12
Nanchang: A: cɔŋ 2; B: chɔŋ 12
Meixian: A: cɔŋ 2; B: chɔŋ 12
Guangzhou: A: čö_ŋ 21; B: čhö_ŋ 12
Xiamen: A: tiɔŋ 2; B: tiɔŋ 12 (lit.); tŋ 12
Chaozhou: A: ciaŋ 21; B: tɨŋ 12
Fuzhou: A: tuɔŋ 2; B: tuɔŋ 12
Shanghai: A: zã 32; B: zã 32
Zhongyuan yinyun: A: čiaŋ 2; B: čhiaŋ 12
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