Last modified on 12 December 2014, at 03:00

See also: and

TranslingualEdit

shinjitai

simplified

traditional

Han characterEdit

(radical 130 +9, 13 strokes, cangjie input 月女女田 (BVVW), four-corner 72263, composition)

ReferencesEdit

  • KangXi: page 988, character 20
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 29681
  • Dae Jaweon: page 1440, character 32
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 3, page 2100, character 7
  • Unihan data for U+8166

ChineseEdit

brain
trad.
simp.

PronunciationEdit


Middle Chinese pronunciation (, reconstructed)
Character (腦), Pronunciation 1/2

Initial: 泥 (8)
Final: 豪
Division: I

Openness: Open
Tone: Rising (X)

Fanqie: 奴晧切
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
Bernard
Karlgren
Li
Rong
Pan
Wuyun
Edwin
Pulleyblank
Wang
Li
Shao
Rongfen
/nɑuX/ /nɑuX/ /nɑuX/ /nɑuX/ /nawX/ /nɑuX/ /nɑuX/
Character (腦), Pronunciation 2/2

Initial: 泥 (8)
Final: 豪
Division: I

Openness: Open
Tone: Departing (H)

Fanqie: 那到切
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
Bernard
Karlgren
Li
Rong
Pan
Wuyun
Edwin
Pulleyblank
Wang
Li
Shao
Rongfen
/nɑuH/ /nɑuH/ /nɑuH/ /nɑuH/ /nawH/ /nɑuH/ /nɑuH/
Old Chinese pronunciation (, reconstructed)
Baxter-Sagart system 1.1 (2014)
Character Modern Beijing
(Pinyin)
Middle Chinese Old Chinese English
nǎo ‹ nawX › /*nˤ[u]ʔ/ brain

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
9370 1 /*nuːʔ/ 見左傳,說文作匘
9375 1 /*nuːs/

NounEdit

  1. brain

JapaneseEdit

KanjiEdit

(uncommon “Hyōgai” kanji)

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ReadingsEdit


KoreanEdit

Hanja in this word

NounEdit

(noe) (hangeul )

  1. Hanja form? of , “brain”.

VietnameseEdit

Han characterEdit

(não)

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