Taxonomy of meanings for 黃:

  • huáng (OC: ɡʷaaŋ MC: ɦʷɑŋ) 胡光切 平 廣韻:【中央色也亦官名有乗黄令晉官主乗輿金根車也又州名古邾國地秦屬南郡漢西陵縣也隋爲黄州取古黄城爲名亦姓出江夏陸終之後受封於黄後爲楚所滅因以爲氏漢末有黄霸胡光切三十三 】
    • (brownish-yellow)JADE
      • salient feature:>YELLOW
        • nmyellow-brownish dye
        • vadNyellow; brown; golden
        • vibe yellow; brown; golden
        • vichangebecome yellow;turn yellow; turn brown
        • v[adN]what is browing-yellow (the colour associated with Earth
        • yellow yolk of>EGG
          • darkish>BROWN
            • shiny>GOLD
              • v(adN)gold (metal)
              • object made of>RING
                • nSHI=璜 jade ear-ring
            • Yellow Emperor> EMPERORS
        • STATES
          • NPprHuáng 黃 (CHEN PAN 1969, 431-435)Clan: Yíng 嬴 (according to the Chǔ shìjiā zhēngyì and Du's commentary to the ZUO. The surname also appears in the inscriptions on the bronzes, where it is sometimes written as 盈 or Yǎn 偃 ). Rank: Uncertain. In the inscription on the Cì dǐng 刺鼎, the ruler of Huáng is referred to as gōng 公. Founded: Unknown. Destroyed: In 648 B.C. (Xi 12) by Chǔ 楚.Location: According to the Du's commentary to the ZUO, the state of Huáng was located in the modern Huángchuān 潢川 district, southern Henan province. Two tombs belonging to the lord of Huáng and his consort were also uncovered in this area (see History).History: Huáng was a small and unimportant state. However, it is remarkable for two tombs dating from the mid-seventh century B.C., which were uncovered in Shàngguāngāng 上官岡, Guāngshān 光山. The tombs belonged to Mèng, the lord of Huáng 黃君孟, and to his consort Mèng Jī 孟姬 (see Falkenhausen 1999, 505).
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