Last modified on 17 December 2014, at 04:56

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TranslingualEdit

shinjitai

simplified

traditional

EtymologyEdit

Simplified from

Han characterEdit

(radical 28 +5, 7 strokes, cangjie input 月一戈 (BMI), composition)

  1. county, district, subdivision, prefecture

Derived charactersEdit

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ChineseEdit

simpl.
trad.

PronunciationEdit


Middle Chinese pronunciation (, reconstructed)
Character (縣), Pronunciation 1/2

Initial: 匣 (33)
Final: 先
Division: IV

Openness: Closed
Tone: Level (Ø)

Fanqie: 胡涓切
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
Bernard
Karlgren
Li
Rong
Pan
Wuyun
Edwin
Pulleyblank
Wang
Li
Shao
Rongfen
/ɦwen/ /ɣiwen/ /ɣuen/ /ɦʷen/ /ɦwɛn/ /ɣiwen/ /ɣuɛn/
Character (縣), Pronunciation 2/2

Initial: 匣 (33)
Final: 先
Division: IV

Openness: Closed
Tone: Departing (H)

Fanqie: 黃練切
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
Bernard
Karlgren
Li
Rong
Pan
Wuyun
Edwin
Pulleyblank
Wang
Li
Shao
Rongfen
/ɦwenH/ /ɣiwenH/ /ɣuenH/ /ɦʷenH/ /ɦwɛnH/ /ɣiwenH/ /ɣuɛnH/
Old Chinese pronunciation (, reconstructed)
Baxter-Sagart system 1.1 (2014)
Character Modern Beijing
(Pinyin)
Middle Chinese Old Chinese English
xiàn ‹ hwenH › /*Cəә.[g]ʷˤe[n]-s/ 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
13576 2 /*ɡʷeːn/

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