táng Tang; chinese

Made up of [广 guǎng vast; wide radical 53, kǒu mouth radical 30]

Note

The classic dictionary gives origin as a sound loan from character for 'boasting' hence the 'mouth' component

Related characters


Using 广 guǎng : zuò (seat) qìng (celebrate) diàn (inn)
Using kǒu : yòu (right) hé (together) wèn (ask) jiào (called) yǔ (language) shǐ (history) zhī (one) chī (to eat) fú (good fortune) fù (rich) gǔ (ancient) hēng (prosperous) huò (maybe) jiù (fault) jūn (monarch) kě (can) mìng (life) rú (as) shàng (still) shì (matter) suī (although) tái (typhoon) xǐ (to be fond of) zhī (to know) zhōu (surname Zhou) zú (foot) hào (name) gōng (palace) jù (sentence) mǎ (?) yuē (to speak) gǒu (dog) hé (to close) jí (lucky) lìng (other) bā (supposition or suggestion) xiōng (elder brother) hāi (sound of sighing) míng (name) gào (to tell) zhān (to observe) hòu (behind) gè (each) chàng (to sing) tīng (to listen) hē (drink) yǎo (to bite) ne (and you?) chuán (boat) huí (to circle)

Sounds same

táng (sugar)

Different tone

tǎng (to recline) tàng (collective for trips)

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Cities

唐山 Tangshan, Hebei

tài too; excessive

Made up of [ dà big; great; large; very radical 37, zhǔ dot radical 3]

Origin

Picture of 'big' with an extra dot stroke making it signify excessive
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