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Modern (Beijing) reading: xiàng
Preclassic Old Chinese: lhaŋʔ
Classic Old Chinese: lháŋ
Western Han Chinese: lháŋ
Eastern Han Chinese: zháŋ
Early Postclassic Chinese: zháŋ
Middle Postclassic Chinese: zháŋ
Late Postclassic Chinese: zháŋ
Middle Chinese: zjáŋ
English meaning : elephant, ivory
Russian meaning[s]: 1) слон; слоновая кость; слон (фигура в шахматах); 2) изображение, образ, форма, фигура; внешний вид; портрет, картина; статуя; 3) признак; явление; феномен; 4) походить; подражать; изображать; олицетворять; символ
Comments: Used also for an homonymous *lhaŋʔ 'to delineate, outline; appearance, symbol'.
Sino-Tibetan etymology: Sino-Tibetan etymology
Dialectal data: Dialectal data
Radical: 152
Four-angle index: 5620
Karlgren code: 0728 a-d
Vietnamese reading: tu'ọ'ng
Jianchuan Bai: śü̃7
Dali Bai: śa4
Bijiang Bai: ?thõ1
Shijing occurrences: 47.1, 47.2
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Sino-Tibetan etymology :

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Proto-Sino-Tibetan: *lăŋH
Meaning: a big animal (ox, elephant)
Chinese: *lhaŋʔ elephant ( > Burm. с́haŋ).
Tibetan: glaŋ ox; elephant.
Kachin: u-taŋ1 a bullock, a steer.
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Number: 1526
Chinese etymology: Chinese etymology
Character:
MC description : 宕開三上養邪
ZIHUI: 6272 2353
Beijing: śiaŋ 3
Jinan: śiaŋ 3
Xi'an: śiaŋ 3
Taiyuan: śia_̃ 3
Hankou: śiaŋ 3
Chengdu: śiaŋ 3
Yangzhou: śiâŋ 3
Suzhou: ziaŋ 32
Wenzhou: ɦi 22
Changsha: sian 31
Shuangfeng: ʒ́iaŋ 32
Nanchang: śiɔŋ 32
Meixian: chiɔŋ 3
Guangzhou: čö_ŋ 32
Xiamen: siɔŋ 32
Chaozhou: chiẽ 22
Fuzhou: suɔŋ 32
Shanghai: ziã 32
Zhongyuan yinyun: siaŋ 3
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