Last modified on 8 October 2014, at 14:32
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TranslingualEdit

Han characterEdit

(radical 61 +7, 10 strokes, cangjie input 心中尸大 (PLSK), composition)

  1. pity, sympathize with, grieve for

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ChineseEdit

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PronunciationEdit

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

Initial: 明 (4)
Final: 眞
Division: III

Openness: Open
Tone: Rising (X)

Fanqie: 眉殞切
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
Bernard
Karlgren
Li
Rong
Pan
Wuyun
Edwin
Pulleyblank
Wang
Li
Shao
Rongfen
/miɪnX/ /mi̯ĕnX/ /miĕnX/ /minX/ /minX/ /mĭĕnX/ /mjenX/
Old Chinese pronunciation (, reconstructed)
Baxter-Sagart system 1.1 (2014)
Character Modern Beijing
(Pinyin)
Middle Chinese Old Chinese English
mǐn ‹ minX › /*mrəә[n]ʔ/ grieved

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
9153 1 /*mrɯnʔ/