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麒麟

ChineseEdit

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PronunciationEdit


Middle Chinese pronunciation (麒麟, reconstructed)
Character (麒), Pronunciation (1/1)

Initial: 群 (30)
Final: 之
Division: III

Openness: Open
Tone: Level (Ø)

Fanqie: 渠之切
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
Bernard
Karlgren
Li
Rong
Pan
Wuyun
Edwin
Pulleyblank
Wang
Li
Shao
Rongfen
/ɡɨ/ /gi/ /ɡiə/ /ɡɨ/ /gɨ/ /ɡĭə/ /ɡie/
Character (麟), Pronunciation (1/1)

Initial: 來 (37)
Final: 眞
Division: III

Openness: Open
Tone: Level (Ø)

Fanqie: 力珍切
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
Bernard
Karlgren
Li
Rong
Pan
Wuyun
Edwin
Pulleyblank
Wang
Li
Shao
Rongfen
/liɪn/ /li̯ĕn/ /liĕn/ /lin/ /lin/ /lĭĕn/ /ljen/
Old Chinese pronunciation (麒麟, reconstructed)
Zhengzhang system (2003)
Character No. Phonetic
component
Rime
group
Rime
subdivision
Corresponding
MC rime
Old Chinese Notes
9956 0 /*ɡɯ/
8201 1 /*rin/

NounEdit

麒麟

  1. Qilin (mythical unicorn-like creature)

DescendantsEdit

Sino-Xenic (麒麟):


JapaneseEdit

Kanji in this term
Jinmeiyō Jinmeiyō

EtymologyEdit

From Middle Chinese 麒麟 (*ghiə lin). Compare modern Chinese 麒麟 (qílín).

PronunciationEdit

Alternative formsEdit

NounEdit

麒麟 (hiragana きりん, katakana キリン, romaji kirin)

  1. a mythical creature similar to a unicorn or gryphon: a qilin
  2. (shogi) a kirin: a piece in 中将棋 (​chū shōgi) and larger shogi variants
  3. a giraffe

SynonymsEdit

Derived termsEdit

Proper nounEdit

麒麟 (hiragana きりん, katakana キリン, romaji Kirin)

  1. a brand of beer

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ 2006, 大辞林 (Daijirin), Third Edition (in Japanese), Tōkyō: Sanseidō, ISBN 4-385-13905-9
  2. ^ 1998, NHK日本語発音アクセント辞典 (NHK Japanese Pronunciation Accent Dictionary) (in Japanese), Tōkyō: NHK, ISBN 978-4-14-011112-3

VietnameseEdit

Han characterEdit

麒麟 (kỳ lân)

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