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Han characterEdit

(radical 184 +11, 20 strokes, cangjie input 十中人戈女 (JLOIV), composition)

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ChineseEdit

trad.
simp. 𬲕
alt. forms 𩟗𫗚
Min Nan
Min

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PronunciationEdit



Rime
Character
Reading # 1/1
Initial () (13)
Final () (143)
Tone (調) Rising (X)
Openness (開合) Open
Division () I
Fanqie
Reconstructions
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
/t͡sɑmX/
Pan
Wuyun
/t͡sɑmX/
Shao
Rongfen
/t͡sɑmX/
Edwin
Pulleyblank
/t͡samX/
Li
Rong
/t͡sɑmX/
Wang
Li
/t͡sɑmX/
Bernard
Karlgren
/t͡sɑmX/
Expected
Mandarin
Reflex
zǎn
Baxter-Sagart system 1.1 (2014)
Character
Reading # 1/1
Modern
Beijing
(Pinyin)
jiǎn
Middle
Chinese
‹ tsjemX ›
Old
Chinese
/*Cə.ts[a]mʔ/
English insipid [not in GSR]

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.

DefinitionsEdit

  1. (Min) tasteless; insipid; dull
  2. to taste; to try