Last modified on 17 April 2015, at 15:51

櫻桃

ChineseEdit

cherry peach
trad. (櫻桃)
simp. (樱桃)

PronunciationEdit


Middle Chinese pronunciation (櫻桃, reconstructed)
Character (櫻), Pronunciation 1/1

Initial: 影 (34)
Final: 耕
Division: II

Openness: Open
Tone: Level (Ø)

Fanqie: 烏莖切
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
Bernard
Karlgren
Li
Rong
Pan
Wuyun
Edwin
Pulleyblank
Wang
Li
Shao
Rongfen
/ʔɣɛŋ/ /ʔæŋ/ /ʔɛŋ/ /ʔɯæŋ/ /ʔəɨjŋ/ /æŋ/ /ʔɐŋ/
Character (桃), Pronunciation 1/1

Initial: 定 (7)
Final: 豪
Division: I

Openness: Open
Tone: Level (Ø)

Fanqie: 徒刀切
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
Bernard
Karlgren
Li
Rong
Pan
Wuyun
Edwin
Pulleyblank
Wang
Li
Shao
Rongfen
/dɑu/ /dʱɑu/ /dɑu/ /dɑu/ /daw/ /dɑu/ /dɑu/
Old Chinese pronunciation (櫻桃, reconstructed)
Baxter-Sagart system 1.1 (2014)
Character Modern Beijing
(Pinyin)
Middle Chinese Old Chinese English
táo ‹ daw › /*C.lˤaw/ peach

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
15329 0 /*qreːŋ/
16844 1 /*l'aːw/
櫻桃.

NounEdit

櫻桃

  1. cherry (plant and fruit)
  2. (figuratively) the reddish mouth of a beautiful girl

DescendantsEdit

Sino-Xenic (櫻桃):