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EtymologyEdit

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Han characterEdit

(radical 41 +3, 6 strokes, cangjie input 口山木戈 (RUDI), composition)

  1. direct, guide, lead, conduct

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PronunciationEdit


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

Initial: 定 (7)
Final: 豪
Division: I

Openness: Open
Tone: Departing (H)

Fanqie: 徒到切
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
Bernard
Karlgren
Li
Rong
Pan
Wuyun
Edwin
Pulleyblank
Wang
Li
Shao
Rongfen
/dɑuH/ /dʱɑuH/ /dɑuH/ /dɑuH/ /dawH/ /dɑuH/ /dɑuH/
Old Chinese pronunciation (, reconstructed)
Baxter-Sagart system 1.1 (2014)
Character Modern Beijing
(Pinyin)
Middle Chinese Old Chinese English
dǎo ‹ dawH › /*lˤuʔ-s/ to lead

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
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MC rime
Old Chinese Notes
11670 1 /*duːs/

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