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风水

ChineseEdit

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trad.

EtymologyEdit

From  ("wind") +  ("water").

PronunciationEdit


Middle Chinese pronunciation (风水, 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 (风水, 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

风水

  1. fengshui, feng shui

DescendantsEdit

Sino-Xenic (風水):