Last modified on 19 December 2014, at 00:48

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TranslingualEdit

EtymologyEdit

Simplified from ()

Han characterEdit

(radical 120 +8, 11 strokes, cangjie input 女一人土 (VMOG), composition)

  1. maintain, preserve, safeguard
  2. Uyghur (the people, language, etc.)

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ChineseEdit

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trad.

PronunciationEdit

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

Initial: 以 (36)
Final: 脂
Division: III

Openness: Closed
Tone: Level (Ø)

Fanqie: 以追切
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
Bernard
Karlgren
Li
Rong
Pan
Wuyun
Edwin
Pulleyblank
Wang
Li
Shao
Rongfen
/jiuɪ/ /wi/ /ui/ /jʷi/ /jwi/ /jwi/ /juɪ/
Old Chinese pronunciation (, reconstructed)
Baxter-Sagart system 1.1 (2014)
Character Modern Beijing
(Pinyin)
Middle Chinese Old Chinese English
wéi ‹ ywij › /*ɢʷij (? < *ɢʷuj)/ rope for tying

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
12852 2 /*ɢʷi/