Last modified on 17 December 2014, at 01:00

See also: and

TranslingualEdit

Han characterEdit

(radical 52 +0, 3 strokes, cangjie input 女女竹 (VVH))

  1. country
  2. rural
  3. village

ReferencesEdit


ChineseEdit

simpl.
trad.

PronunciationEdit


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

Initial: 曉 (32)
Final: 陽
Division: III

Openness: Open
Tone: Level (Ø)

Fanqie: 許良切
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
Bernard
Karlgren
Li
Rong
Pan
Wuyun
Edwin
Pulleyblank
Wang
Li
Shao
Rongfen
/hɨɐŋ/ /xi̯aŋ/ /xiaŋ/ /hiɐŋ/ /hɨaŋ/ /xĭaŋ/ /xiɑŋ/
Old Chinese pronunciation (, reconstructed)
Baxter-Sagart system 1.1 (2014)
Character Modern Beijing
(Pinyin)
Middle Chinese Old Chinese English
xiāng ‹ xjang › /*qʰaŋ/ village; district

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
13596 0 /*qʰaŋ/ 甲金文象兩人對食,爲饗初文

CompoundsEdit

  • 老乡 (someone from the same hometown)