Last modified on 2 September 2014, at 00:21

翡翠

ChineseEdit

Chinese jadeite buttons.
simpl. and trad.

PronunciationEdit


Middle Chinese pronunciation (翡翠, reconstructed)
Character (翡), Pronunciation 1/1

Initial: 並 (3)
Final: 微
Division: III

Openness: Closed
Tone: Departing (H)

Fanqie: 扶沸切
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
Bernard
Karlgren
Li
Rong
Pan
Wuyun
Edwin
Pulleyblank
Wang
Li
Shao
Rongfen
/bʉiH/ /bʱwe̯iH/ /biuəiH/ /bʷɨiH/ /bujH/ /bĭwəiH/ /biuəiH/
Character (翠), Pronunciation 1/1

Initial: 清 (14)
Final: 脂
Division: III

Openness: Closed
Tone: Departing (H)

Fanqie: 七醉切
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
Bernard
Karlgren
Li
Rong
Pan
Wuyun
Edwin
Pulleyblank
Wang
Li
Shao
Rongfen
/t͡sʰiuɪH/ /t͡sʰwiH/ /t͡sʰuiH/ /t͡sʰʷiH/ /t͡sʰwiH/ /t͡sʰwiH/ /t͡sʰjuɪH/
Old Chinese pronunciation (翡翠, reconstructed)
Zhengzhang system (2003)
Character No. Phonetic
component
Rime
group
Rime
subdivision
Corresponding
MC rime
Old Chinese Notes
3113 1 𥝋 /*bɯls/ 沸原由涕校改
17944 2 /*sʰuds/

NounEdit

翡翠

  1. jadeite
  2. kingfisher

SynonymsEdit

DescendantsEdit

Sino-Xenic (翡翠):

ReferencesEdit


JapaneseEdit

Etymology 1Edit

Kanji in this term

Hyōgaiji
すい
Jinmeiyō
on'yomi

NounEdit

翡翠 (hiragana ひすい, romaji hisui)

  1. jade
CompoundsEdit

Etymology 2Edit

Kanji in this term
Hyōgaiji Jinmeiyō
Irregular

NounEdit

翡翠 (hiragana かわせみ, katakana カワセミ, romaji kawasemi)

  1. カワセミ: kingfisher