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TranslingualEdit

EtymologyEdit

Pictogram (象形) - a flag.

Han characterEdit

(radical 70 +2, 6 strokes, composition)

  1. flags flying, long bands or ribbons attached to flags, streamers, etc.
  2. (ancient form of ) to cease, to desist from

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Derived termsEdit


ChineseEdit

simp. and trad.

PronunciationEdit



Rime
Character
Reading # 1/2 2/2
Initial () (34) (34)
Final () (65) (79)
Tone (調) Rising (X) Rising (X)
Openness (開合) Open Open
Division () III Chongniu III
Fanqie
Reconstructions
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
/ʔɨɐnX/ /ʔɣiᴇnX/
Pan
Wuyun
/ʔiɐnX/ /ʔɯiɛnX/
Shao
Rongfen
/ʔiɐnX/ /ʔiænX/
Edwin
Pulleyblank
/ʔɨanX/ /ʔianX/
Li
Rong
/ʔiɐnX/ /ʔjɛnX/
Wang
Li
/ĭɐnX/ /ĭɛnX/
Bernard
Karlgren
/ʔɨ̯ɐnX/ /ʔi̯ɛnX/
Expected
Mandarin
Reflex
yǎn yǎn
Baxter-Sagart system 1.1 (2014)
Character
Reading # 1/1
Modern
Beijing
(Pinyin)
yǎn
Middle
Chinese
‹ ʔjonX ›
Old
Chinese
/*qarʔ/
English fluttering streamer

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.

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