ChineseEdit

exhort
simp. and trad.
(僶俛)
alternative forms 僶勉
黽勉黾勉
黽俛黾俛
閔免闵免

PronunciationEdit



Rime
Character
Reading # 1/1 1/1
Initial () (4) (4)
Final () (43) (79)
Tone (調) Rising (X) Rising (X)
Openness (開合) Open Open
Division () III Chongniu III
Fanqie
Reconstructions
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
/miɪnX/ /mˠiᴇnX/
Pan
Wuyun
/minX/ /mᵚiɛnX/
Shao
Rongfen
/mjenX/ /miænX/
Edwin
Pulleyblank
/minX/ /mianX/
Li
Rong
/miĕnX/ /mjɛnX/
Wang
Li
/mĭĕnX/ /mĭɛnX/
Bernard
Karlgren
/mi̯ĕnX/ /mi̯ɛnX/
Expected
Mandarin
Reflex
mǐn miǎn
BaxterSagart system 1.1 (2014)
Character
Reading # 1/1
Modern
Beijing
(Pinyin)
miǎn
Middle
Chinese
‹ mjenX ›
Old
Chinese
/*mr[a][n]ʔ/
English bend the head

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
Reading # 1/1 1/1
No. 9163 9069
Phonetic
component
Rime
group
Rime
subdivision
2 3
Corresponding
MC rime
Old
Chinese
/*mliŋʔ/ /*mronʔ/
Notes

VerbEdit

僶俛

  1. (literary) to make an effort; to work hard; to be diligent

SynonymsEdit

NounEdit

僶俛

  1. (literary) moment; instant; a short amount of time

AdverbEdit

僶俛

  1. (literary) in a forced manner; against one's will