眼睛

MandarinEdit

simpl. and trad.

EtymologyEdit

From (alternative Old Chinese word for "eye", cf. common Sino-Tibetan ) and ("eyeball").

PronunciationEdit

Mandarin (Standard Chinese, Beijing)
Pinyin yǎnjīng  →  yǎnjing (toneless final syllable variant)
Zhuyin ㄧㄢˇ ㄐㄧㄥ  →  ㄧㄢˇ ㄐㄧㄥ˙ (toneless final syllable variant)
IPA (key) /i̯ɛn²¹⁴⁻²¹¹ t͡ɕiŋ⁵⁵/  →  /i̯ɛn²¹⁴ d͡ʑ̥iŋ⁴/
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NounEdit

眼睛 (traditional and simplified, Pinyin yǎnjīng, classifier /)

  1. (Beginning Mandarin) eyes
Last modified on 14 April 2014, at 16:43