Last modified on 30 July 2014, at 23:37
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Han characterEdit

(radical 149 +6, 8 strokes, cangjie input 戈女竹十口 (IVHJR), composition)

  1. speech, talk, language
  2. dialect

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PronunciationEdit


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

Initial: 匣 (33)
Final: 夬
Division: II

Openness: Closed
Tone: Departing (H)

Fanqie: 下快切
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
Bernard
Karlgren
Li
Rong
Pan
Wuyun
Edwin
Pulleyblank
Wang
Li
Shao
Rongfen
/ɦɣuaiH/ /ɣwaiH/ /ɣuaiH/ /ɦʷɯaiH/ /ɦwaɨjsH/ /ɣwæiH/ /ɣuaiH/
Old Chinese pronunciation (, reconstructed)
Baxter-Sagart system (2011)
Character Modern Beijing
(Pinyin)
Middle Chinese Old Chinese English
huà ‹ hwæjH › /*ɡʷˁrat-s {*[ɡ]ʷˁrat-s}/ speak; words
Zhengzhang system (2003)
Character No. Phonetic
component
Rime
group
Rime
subdivision
Corresponding
MC rime
Old Chinese Notes
7558 3 /*ɡroːds/

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