Last modified on 4 October 2014, at 07:23
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TranslingualEdit

shinjitai

simplified

驿

traditional

EtymologyEdit

Simplified from ( and 又二丨)

Han characterEdit

驿 (radical 187 +5, 8 strokes, cangjie input 弓一水手 (NMEQ))

ReferencesEdit


ChineseEdit

simpl. 驿
trad.

PronunciationEdit

Middle Chinese pronunciation (驿, reconstructed)
Character (驛), Pronunciation 1/1

Initial: 以 (36)
Final: 昔
Division: III

Openness: Open
Tone: Checked (Ø)

Fanqie: 羊益切
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
Bernard
Karlgren
Li
Rong
Pan
Wuyun
Edwin
Pulleyblank
Wang
Li
Shao
Rongfen
/jiᴇk̚/ /i̯ɛk̚/ /iɛk̚/ /jiɛk̚/ /jiajk̚/ /jĭɛk̚/ /iæk̚/
Old Chinese pronunciation (驿, reconstructed)
Baxter-Sagart system 1.1 (2014)
Character Modern Beijing
(Pinyin)
Middle Chinese Old Chinese English
驿 ‹ yek › /*lAk/ post-horse

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
驿 15141 0 /*laːɡ/

NounEdit

驿

  1. relay station (for posting horses)