Last modified on 27 September 2014, at 18:19

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TranslingualEdit

EtymologyEdit

from ‘ten’ + ‘mouths’.

Han characterEdit

(radical 30 +2, 5 strokes, cangjie input 十口 (JR), four-corner 40600, composition)

  1. old, classic, ancient
  2. used as a surname

SynonymsEdit

Derived charactersEdit

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • KangXi: page 171, character 8
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 3233
  • Dae Jaweon: page 380, character 6
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 1, page 568, character 3
  • Unihan data for U+53E4

ChineseEdit

simpl. and trad.

PronunciationEdit

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

Initial: 見 (28)
Final: 模
Division: I

Openness: Open
Tone: Rising (X)

Fanqie: 公戸切
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
Bernard
Karlgren
Li
Rong
Pan
Wuyun
Edwin
Pulleyblank
Wang
Li
Shao
Rongfen
/kuoX/ /kuoX/ /koX/ /kuoX/ /kɔX/ /kuX/ /koX/
Old Chinese pronunciation (, reconstructed)
Baxter-Sagart system 1.1 (2014)
Character Modern Beijing
(Pinyin)
Middle Chinese Old Chinese English
‹ kuX › /*kˤaʔ/ ancient

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
4219 0 /*kaːʔ/

CompoundsEdit

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JapaneseEdit

KanjiEdit

(grade 2 “Kyōiku” kanji)

ReadingsEdit

CompoundsEdit

EtymologyEdit

inisipe > inisiɸe > inisiwe > inisie. Literally "that which has passed". From the verb in- (pass) in adverbial form ini, the past marker ki in attributive form si, and pe (time, direction).

NounEdit

(hiragana いにしえ, romaji inishie, historical hiragana いにしへ)

  1. the past
  2. ancient times

KoreanEdit

HanjaEdit

(go)
Eumhun:

  • Sound (hangeul):  (revised: go, McCune-Reischauer: ko)
  • Name (hangeul):  (revised: ye, McCune-Reischauer: ye)
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VietnameseEdit

Han characterEdit

(cổ, cỗ, kẻ)

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