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Proto-Sino-Tibetan: *māŋ
Meaning: great, much
Chinese: 芒, 茫 *māŋ, 荒 *smāŋ great, extensive.
Tibetan: maŋ much.
Burmese: maŋh king, LB *maŋx elder.
Lepcha: món much, many; a number, a flock, a crowd
Comments: Trung dǝmaŋ big (of persons). Sh. 72. Cf. Ao-Chungli temaŋ 'all', Pumi *mV ( < *mVŋ) id.
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Character:
Modern (Beijing) reading: huāng
Preclassic Old Chinese: smāŋ
Classic Old Chinese: m̥āŋ
Western Han Chinese: m̥āŋ
Eastern Han Chinese: m̥āŋ
Early Postclassic Chinese: hwāŋ
Middle Postclassic Chinese: hwāŋ
Late Postclassic Chinese: hwāŋ
Middle Chinese: xwâŋ
English meaning : be waste, wasting
Russian meaning[s]: 1) пустырь, целина; невозделанный; 2) неурожай, голод; бесплодный; неурожайный; 3) запустить, забросить; запущенный; 4) пустой, безлюдный; дикий, отсталый; 5) неумеренно предаваться; погрязнуть в...; 6) обширный, большой; 7) далекий; окраина
Shuowen gloss: 蕪也.從草.ヂ聲.一曰草掩地也. [40]
Comments: Used also for homonymous *smāŋ 'be large, too large, excessive; be very old, senile' (probably derived from *māŋ 'great, extensive', see 芒, 茫). A colloquial loan from the same source is probably Viet. vắng 'deserted, solitary'.
Sino-Tibetan etymology: Sino-Tibetan etymology
Dialectal data: Dialectal data
Radical: 140
Four-angle index: 7600
Karlgren code: 0742 |e ́
Vietnamese reading: hoaŋ
Shijing occurrences: 4.2_
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Sino-Tibetan etymology :

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Proto-Sino-Tibetan: *māŋ
Meaning: great, much
Chinese: 芒, 茫 *māŋ, 荒 *smāŋ great, extensive.
Tibetan: maŋ much.
Burmese: maŋh king, LB *maŋx elder.
Lepcha: món much, many; a number, a flock, a crowd
Comments: Trung dǝmaŋ big (of persons). Sh. 72. Cf. Ao-Chungli temaŋ 'all', Pumi *mV ( < *mVŋ) id.
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Number: 1051
Chinese etymology: Chinese etymology
Character:
MC description : 宕合一平唐曉
ZIHUI: 5435 2391
Beijing: xuaŋ 11
Jinan: xuaŋ 11
Xi'an: xuaŋ 11
Taiyuan: xua_̃ 1
Hankou: xuaŋ 11
Chengdu: xauŋ 11
Yangzhou: xuâŋ 11
Suzhou: hua_ŋ 11
Wenzhou: xuɔ 11
Changsha: fan 11
Shuangfeng: xaŋ 11
Nanchang: фuɔŋ 11
Meixian: fɔŋ 11
Guangzhou: fɔŋ 11
Xiamen: hɔŋ 11 (lit.); hŋ 12
Chaozhou: huaŋ 11
Fuzhou: xuɔŋ 11
Shanghai: hua_̃ 1
Zhongyuan yinyun: xuaŋ 1
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