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風水

ChineseEdit

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simpl.
trad.

EtymologyEdit

From  ("wind") +  ("water").

PronunciationEdit


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

Initial: 幫 (1)
Final: 東
Division: III

Openness: Open
Tone: Level (Ø)

Fanqie: 方戎切
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
Bernard
Karlgren
Li
Rong
Pan
Wuyun
Edwin
Pulleyblank
Wang
Li
Shao
Rongfen
/pɨuŋ/ /pi̯uŋ/ /piuŋ/ /piuŋ/ /puwŋ/ /pĭuŋ/ /piuŋ/
Character (水), Pronunciation 1/1

Initial: 書 (26)
Final: 脂
Division: III

Openness: Closed
Tone: Rising (X)

Fanqie: 式軌切
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
Bernard
Karlgren
Li
Rong
Pan
Wuyun
Edwin
Pulleyblank
Wang
Li
Shao
Rongfen
/ɕiuɪX/ /ɕwiX/ /ɕuiX/ /ɕʷiX/ /ɕwiX/ /ɕwiX/ /ɕjuɪX/
Old Chinese pronunciation (風水, reconstructed)
Baxter-Sagart system 1.1 (2014)
Character Modern Beijing
(Pinyin)
Middle Chinese Old Chinese English
fēng ‹ pjuwng › /*prəәm/ wind (n.)
shuǐ ‹ sywijX › /*s.turʔ (E dialect: *-r > *-j)/ water; river

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
2921 3 /*plum/
11948 2 /*qʰʷljilʔ/

NounEdit

風水

  1. fengshui, feng shui

DescendantsEdit

Sino-Xenic (風水):


JapaneseEdit

Kanji in this term
ふう
Grade: 2
すい
Grade: 1
on'yomi

NounEdit

風水 (hiragana ふうすい, romaji fūsui)

  1. fengshui, feng shui

KoreanEdit

Hanja in this word

NounEdit

風水 (pungsu) (hangeul 풍수)

  1. Hanja form? of 풍수, “feng shui”.

VietnameseEdit

Hán tự in this word

NounEdit

風水

  1. Hán tự form of phong thủy, "feng shui"