Last modified on 16 December 2014, at 11:00

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TranslingualEdit

EtymologyEdit

Simplified from ; compare .

Han characterEdit

(radical 1 +4, 5 strokes, cangjie input 大木 (KD), four-corner 40904)

ReferencesEdit


ChineseEdit

simpl.
trad.

PronunciationEdit


Middle Chinese pronunciation (, reconstructed)
Character (東), Pronunciation 1/1

Initial: 端 (5)
Final: 東
Division: I

Openness: Open
Tone: Level (Ø)

Fanqie: 德紅切
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
Bernard
Karlgren
Li
Rong
Pan
Wuyun
Edwin
Pulleyblank
Wang
Li
Shao
Rongfen
/tuŋ/ /tuŋ/ /tuŋ/ /tuŋ/ /təwŋ/ /tuŋ/ /tuŋ/
Old Chinese pronunciation (, reconstructed)
Baxter-Sagart system 1.1 (2014)
Character Modern Beijing
(Pinyin)
Middle Chinese Old Chinese English
dōng ‹ tuwng › /*tˤoŋ (< *tˤoŋʔ ?)/ east

Notes for Old Chinese notations in the Baxter-Sagart system:

  • Parentheses "()" indicate uncertain presence;
  • Square brackets "[]" indicate uncertain identity, e.g. *[t] as coda may in fact be *-t or *-p;
  • Angle brackets "<>" indicate infix;
  • Hyphen "-" indicates morpheme boundary;
  • Period "." indicates syllable boundary.
Zhengzhang system (2003)
Character No. Phonetic
component
Rime
group
Rime
subdivision
Corresponding
MC rime
Old Chinese Notes
2435 0 /*toːŋ/ 種(種籽)初文,甲金文象種皮甲坼萌生根芽,參敕字陳字注

NounEdit

  1. east, eastern, eastward
  2. host
  3. landlord, owner

Coordinate termsEdit

  • (south)
  • 西 (west)
  • (north)

CompoundsEdit